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#252803 - 09/27/12 10:30 AM Karl's wild ride  
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http://moving-target-photos.com/CRAW/2012MadTown/KarlsWildRide/

The only thing I see wrong here is that it's only September and your wearing an f'ing drysuit. Looks like you've got the rest under complete control!


If your havin girl problems i feel bad for you son
I got 99 problems but my beautiful wife ain't one
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#252806 - 09/27/12 11:51 AM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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What went wrong? Firsthand story please smile

#252807 - 09/27/12 12:17 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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Two more feet would probably fix that.


David Ingram
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"Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda
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#252808 - 09/27/12 12:31 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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How the hell is he supposed to walk around with four feet, Dave?


John Williams

- The harder you practice, the luckier you get -
Gary Player, pro golfer

After watching Lionel Messi play, I realize I need to sail harder.
#252809 - 09/27/12 12:35 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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If only he had a footstrap.

#252811 - 09/27/12 12:41 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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At leat he kept the spin trimmed in tight, until it was too late!


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#252813 - 09/27/12 12:58 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: John Williams]  
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Originally Posted by John Williams
How the hell is he supposed to walk around with four feet, Dave?


He's a bright boy I'm sure he'll get it sorted out.


David Ingram
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#252814 - 09/27/12 01:00 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: Tony_F18]  
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Originally Posted by Tony_F18
If only he had a footstrap.


+1 I suspect he could have recovered if he wasn't flung forward and could have released either the traveler or the spin sheet.


Jay

#252820 - 09/27/12 02:22 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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Slight hole followed by a massive puff and shift. I saw it coming from a mile away, knew it had my number a long ways out.

I f'd up.


I'm boatless.
#252821 - 09/27/12 02:24 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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Oh and Dave, sure one more leg wouldn't hurt me at all.


I'm boatless.
#252822 - 09/27/12 03:02 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: Karl_Brogger]  
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Originally Posted by Karl_Brogger
Oh and Dave, sure one more leg wouldn't hurt me at all.


To self: Don't go there, don't go there, don't go there. grin

#252825 - 09/27/12 05:53 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: SurfCityRacing]  
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There's got to be a good shot in there for the Sailing world Dr. Crash calendar.


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#252826 - 09/27/12 06:35 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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Karl, where were you sailing? Pepin?

Tom G

#252827 - 09/27/12 07:14 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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CRAW regatta on lake Mendota in Madison Wisconsin.


I'm boatless.
#252835 - 09/28/12 06:55 AM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: gregP19]  
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Originally Posted by gregP19
There's got to be a good shot in there for the Sailing world Dr. Crash calendar.


I agree - the Dr. Crash calendar has been sucking this year.


Jake Kohl
#252863 - 09/28/12 11:02 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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Does anybody see the BIGGER problem here?

Let's see:

Karl bought the boat.
Karl sails the boat.
Karl dumps the boat.
Karl gets the bumps and bruises and humiliation.
Karl has to fix any damaged equipment...

Geoff Sobering gets the copyright.



Jeff Peterson
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#252867 - 09/29/12 06:55 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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Humiliation? Its like taking a dump. Everyone poops (there's even a book). It just isn't caught on camera too often.


I'm boatless.
#252869 - 09/29/12 07:03 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  

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On the last pic you can see all of us watching karlos eat shiz. Pretty funny but it slowed up the sequence.

#252876 - 09/30/12 01:34 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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Always easier to say from the armchair:
Wouldn't spilling some spin sheet and heading closer to the wind the anti dive strategy if you sail with such an heel angle?

Cheers,

Klaus

#252882 - 09/30/12 07:45 PM Re: Karl's wild ride [Re: ksurfer2]  
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See me squatting? That's me dumping some sheet. I try to keep the rudder in the water, and usually I'm shooting for about half in the water with the leeward rudder. Unfortunately squatting is about the only option with one hand on the sheet, and its usually enough. Usually....

I should've been in the footstrap, but I think I was too far back most of the time anyway, just this gust up and raped me.

Jeez, won't somebody comment on how finely polished the boat is? I spent four hours washing and buffing that baby the weekend before!

Last edited by Karl_Brogger; 09/30/12 07:53 PM.

I'm boatless.
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