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Old Dec 10, 2012, 10:52 PM
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From the Sacramento guys: we had a great time sailing with the San Francisco group. It is a great experience sailing with a club that has such remarkable and friendly members. We will be back in January.
A note on the Santa Barbara kit pricing, in the previous text it is stated that the price quoted includes a deck. this is not the case. We are working on decks but have not perfected them so cannot give pricing yet. As soon as we have an acceptable deck we will post it here along with pricing.

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Old Dec 11, 2012, 03:25 AM
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So what are the average wind conditions at your lake in the summer. It looks like the lake is nearly surrounded by trees, but you are very close to the ocean. Just wondering ?

I'd love to make it up for the NCR next year.

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Old Dec 11, 2012, 09:24 AM
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wind conditions

Clay
Wind conditions vary of course but our "Indian Summer" (late September-early December) often finds shirt sleeve weather here in San Francisco. There are variations to be sure. No one around here leaves home without multiple layers-shirt/sweater & jacket in the car.

beer-can #3 (December 8th) was calm and t-shirt weather. But, I had a turtle-neck, Irish sweater and foul-weather jacket in the car.

See the postcard picture Craig (SFMYC's alpha photographer) posted above (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...+lake&page=142 #2122) apparently taken in circa 1906. NO trees. Spreckels Lake was constructed in 1898. So, today we have +50' trees surrounding the lake which create turbulence and eddies that challenge us as skippers.

Its daunting task but very do-able. Ken Campbell, 2011 AMYA SB O/D NAC Champ. from San Diego raced here in July for the first time and beat all of us hands down. Good skippers are good no matter where they sail apparently.

We look forward to you joining us (anytime) for the 2013 AMYA SB O/D NAC CHAMPIONSHIP RACES during the AMERICA's CUP RACES out on San Francisco Bay. Our. dates are awaiting AC announcement of THEIR dates. We think (????) Sept 20th +/- will be it for SFMYC....TBA. Thanks for your interest.

Jerry Turney (enthusiast without portfolio)
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 12:54 PM
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New year's day sb o/d polar bear beer-can race


SB O/D OFF-SEASON SAILING SCHEDULE:
SAT. OCT 27 1-3 (6 races-more depending on number of boats) first race 1pm
SAT. NOV 10 1-3 (overlaps with the swap meet)
SAT. DEC 8 1-3 (membership meeting/Christmas party & SB beer-can race) 1-3

TUES JAN 1, 1-3 NEW YEAR'S DAY- POLAR BEAR CLASSIC SB BEER-CAN RACE #3.5
SAT JAN 12 1-3
SAT FEB 9 1-3
MARCH: (SFMYC SANCTIONED SBOD REGATTAS BEGIN)
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 10:28 PM
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Nice work!

Thank you! Nice work.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 01:47 AM
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Nice pictures. Clay, wind can be changeable, count on being very shifty and puffy. Can be very windy like the above picture in post 303 of the wheelers sailing. Come and enjoy the sailing while having fun. Ryan
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 10:37 AM
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NEW YEAR'S DAY @ SPRECKELS LAKE-bring it!



GOOD NEWS! The SFMYC power squadron will have its annual "walk around" New Year's Day morning and the sail squadron will BEER-CAN event at 1.
How good can it get?!

If it floats, bring it!
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 12:38 PM
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NEW YEAR'S DAY @ SPRECKELS LAKE-bring it!


Today's forecast for NEW YEAR'S DAY POLAR BEAR "beer-can" -POWER&SAIL gathering:

PARTYLY CLOUDY. 55F wind 8 mph / NE


So, if it floats...putt-putt to PT-109 & Footy to Santa Barbara...Bring it!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
CU THERE!
power 9-12
sail 1-3
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 07:04 PM
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Announcement

The San Francisco Model Yacht Club will be the host club for the Santa Barbara class AMYA National Championship regatta in 2013. The dates will be September 9th, 10th, and 11th. Monday the 9th will be a check-in and practice day on Spreckels Lake, and the regatta will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Notice of Race and application will soon be posted on the AMYA website, and will also be available on the SFMYC's website, www.sfmyc.org.
We will also have spaces available on a chartered boat for participants and guests to watch the Americas Cup races on Saturday the 7th, and Sunday, the 8th
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Old Dec 27, 2012, 11:52 PM
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The San Francisco Model Yacht Club will be the host club for the Santa Barbara class AMYA National Championship regatta in 2013. The dates will be September 9th, 10th, and 11th. Monday the 9th will be a check-in and practice day on Spreckels Lake, and the regatta will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Notice of Race and application will soon be posted on the AMYA website, and will also be available on the SFMYC's website, www.sfmyc.org.
We will also have spaces available on a chartered boat for participants and guests to watch the Americas Cup races on Saturday the 7th, and Sunday, the 8th
I'm in!!!
Bring it on. Just sayin' (:
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Old Dec 29, 2012, 11:06 PM
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Im in SD for the next couple of days for winter getaway. Maybe get to sail sunday if it does not rain. Ryan
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South Dakota ??????
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Old Dec 30, 2012, 12:18 PM
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No Thor San Diego. The model sailboat pond at Mission Bay.
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Old Dec 31, 2012, 12:31 PM
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NEW YEAR'S DAY @ SPRECKELS LAKE-bring it!

Guys,
Thanks for all the RSVPs....nothing is required of you here. This is just a last minute update for Tuesday's weather forecast-SUNNY 57* wind 7NE

I hope you enjoyed the photographic art work for the POLAR BEAR notices throughout this process. Over the years, I've experimented with superimposing pictures to create new images. The process is made vastly easier with the MAC and the word processor-pages. Please enjoy the imbedded imagaes. Creating a visual sub-text is enjoyable while trying to send a message here to fellow skippers-Thanks for looking.

"FIRE" and 443 will be on the lake New Year's Day. Hope we have a nice turnout kicking 2013 off to a good start. Cheers! Onward<
Jerry Turney (aka Je-wopT) enthusiast without portfolio
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