ON SPRECKELS LAKE: Power Runs, Events, Sail & the SFMYC (kinda, sorta, maybe)! - Page 36 - RC Groups
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Mar 24, 2011, 08:23 PM
Mmm, tugs...
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LONG DRIVE from Oakland, Tim???!

I traveled from Michigan to see an event on Spreckels Lake!
http://matthewsmodelmarine.wordpress...nd-boat-float/

(and I used to commute between Walnut Creek and Oakland on 24 thru the tunnel... that can be a long drive!)
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Mar 24, 2011, 09:38 PM
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LONG DRIVE from Oakland, Tim???!

I traveled from Michigan to see an event on Spreckels Lake!

You're welcome to come back any time, Pat.

You can see SF from Oakland! You wanna talk about drives...

Hope to see you on the 3rd, Tim!
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Mar 25, 2011, 01:34 AM
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Boat Handling Challenge....what does this consist of ? Weather is suppose to clear by next week, so it should be a rain free event.
Mar 25, 2011, 10:30 AM
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Tim may be referring to the time vs distance factor of driving in the Bay Area when he said "long". Last time I was in the Area, it took 3 hours to go 20 miles up the east side from San Jose to Richmond. Bicycle would have been faster, if I had the legs.
Mar 25, 2011, 11:31 AM
Mmm, tugs...
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Been there, suffered that... try going from SFO to the Eastbay across the Bay Bridge on a Friday afternoon!

Saturdays are usually fine... avoid opening day for the Giants though...
Mar 25, 2011, 11:32 AM
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Boat Handling Challenge....what does this consist of ?
The Boat Handling Challenge is a set of "obstacles" that you drive through which are designed to "test" various boat handling skills... Docking, backing, turning in tight quarters, etc. the words "challenge" and "test" are used but it is really just supposed to be fun.

P.S. gtopillado, I have a brass plaque to give to you for placing in the Navigator Regatta last year...

Hope to see you there!
Mar 25, 2011, 11:40 AM
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Great pictures from the RT-SP event craig_c! Thanks for posting them!
Mar 26, 2011, 07:13 AM
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Thanks Aero... Glad everyone likes them.

The Ragtop/Stink Pot Regatta pics are now finished and posted

I'll get through this backlog yet... (crosses finger and toes!!)
Last edited by craig_c; Mar 26, 2011 at 07:32 AM.
Mar 27, 2011, 04:11 PM
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Another Craigslist find....

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/boa/2287399826.html

Radio Control RC Sailboat - $250 (healdsburg / windsor)
30" Halo radio control sailboat built from a Canadian kit. The hull and deck are fiberglass, keel shaft is aluminum,with custom mylar sails

As usual, it's not mine, and I don't know the seller.
Ken
Mar 28, 2011, 02:27 AM
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One more from Craigslist....

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/boa/2290521069.html

1/12 scale MISS BUDWEISER nitro unlimited hydroplane boat. $500.00 or OBO.
Location: Dublin/Pleasanton/Livermore
It comes with a python radio control, carry bag, glow plug igniter, extra props, gas bottle.

As usual, it's not mine, and I don't know the seller.
Ken
Apr 01, 2011, 01:25 AM
Spreckels Lake, GGP, SF, CA
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SFMYC Team Slalom Event Poster 1 - 7 May 2011


dont forget this weekend's


and
coming soon...
The Team Slalom Event!!!

Saturday, May 7th


By the way guys...

These contest posters are sized to print directly onto an 8.5x11 sheet of paper in your printers. So print a couple out and drop them by your local hobby shop, we'd love to have company at our next event! (We regularly have had a number of out-of -town folk come play with us including some participants from as far away as Washington state and British Columbia.)
Last edited by craig_c; Apr 12, 2011 at 05:59 PM.
Apr 02, 2011, 04:36 PM
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No rain


Looks like no rain so far .... I am going to try to be there by noon ... looking forward to it, never been to an event at Spreckels ...
Apr 02, 2011, 11:05 PM
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Was out at The Lake for a few minutes in the afternoon to check a couple of measurements and things for the new power squadron stanchions. The 36R free-sail squadron was out running heats and it was indeed a warm and very beautiful afternoon at The Lake!

If you can get there earlier than noon, I 'd really, really recommend it though as you might miss a lot of the fun!

Looking forward to meeting you tomorrow
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Apr 02, 2011, 11:32 PM
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If you can get there earlier than noon, I 'd really, really recommend it though as you might miss a lot of the fun!

Looking forward to meeting you tomorrow
Yep, we start at 9:30 and you would be welcomed to enter one of your boats in the event to see how you like it. We may be winding down by noon depending on how many participate.
Apr 03, 2011, 03:46 AM
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Bored again, checked Craigslist...

ODOM One Meter One Design - $500 (tiburon / belvedere)

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/boa/2301423112.html

One of the bay areas largest one design fleet. ODOMS are a 1/12 scale, radio controlled America Cup boats that have a fully tunable rig. The boat comes complete with racing sails, radio controller, extra frequency crystals, race box and custom cradle.

As usual, it's not mine, and I don't know the seller.
Ken


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