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#86388 - 10/09/06 08:23 AM Tybee Teams gearing up soon?  
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As many of my friends know, I'm not doing the tybee this year due to having to get married :P

But I know that we crank up our preparations around this time of year, and was wondering who else was going to throw their hat in the ring? If you're on the fence, then you need to simply dive in and do it. Its the best experience you'll have in your life. It's killing me inside that I can't do it this year! GAH.

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#86389 - 10/17/06 12:53 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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Lose the broad, and sail the boat! I'm def. doing the Tybee again, so watch for team T&A on the Velocity Boat.

Don't tell Kate I said that please, Tad.

#86390 - 10/19/06 06:10 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: NCSUtrey]  
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Dude she reads the forums. She knows exactly what we both say :P

btw I'm gonna have to charge you a royalty if you're going to use my boat in your avatar pic :P

#86391 - 10/19/06 12:05 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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That's fine, just start deducting it from the charter fee you owe me as crew on my fine vessel for the past 2 years. I'd say we did about 25 races, we'll say avg. of 2.5 days each, at about $100 a day for your half, so you're looking at $6250 in charter fees. I'll only take cash from you <img src="http://www.catsailor.com/forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />

#86392 - 10/31/06 10:20 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: NCSUtrey]  
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That's fine, just start deducting it from the charter fee you owe me as crew on my fine vessel for the past 2 years. I'd say we did about 25 races, we'll say avg. of 2.5 days each, at about $100 a day for your half, so you're looking at $6250 in charter fees. I'll only take cash from you <img src="http://www.catsailor.com/forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />


Sounds like maybe you should have required a deposit up front... <img src="http://www.catsailor.com/forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" />

#86393 - 11/02/06 09:42 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: Keith]  
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After you take the the fees for crewing from that charter fee, I think we come out even.

#86394 - 01/15/07 10:22 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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So that makes you a "rock star", that you can charge crew fees?

If he paid your roundtrip, you'd be a "sail pimp"

Yeeowch


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#86395 - 01/15/07 06:19 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: waterbug_wpb]  
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I aint no rock star.

I can't BAM call puffs BAM like the BAM pros BAM!

#86396 - 01/15/07 10:02 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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You might not be able to call puffs like a pro, but nobody can pull up to a regatta and jump on an already rigged boat and sail as well as you. <img src="http://www.catsailor.com/forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />

Are you going to be making an appearance/signing autographs at any point during Tybee this year?

#86397 - 01/16/07 01:44 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: drbinkle]  
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You might not be able to call puffs like a pro, but nobody can pull up to a regatta and jump on an already rigged boat and sail as well as you.


Well, we all have to be good at something in life :P

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Are you going to be making an appearance/signing autographs at any point during Tybee this year?


If the Carpal Tunnel manages to stay away, I'll be there for the finish I hope.

#86398 - 01/17/07 01:37 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  

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I aint no rock star.

I can't BAM call puffs BAM like the BAM pros BAM!


LOL

New game: Take a shot every time the word is mentioned in the video.

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Patron?

#86400 - 01/18/07 02:53 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: drbinkle]  
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I like the sound of this new game...

#86401 - 01/19/07 07:16 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: NCSUtrey]  
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are you talking about the adventure online video with jc? I belive the word is BOOM and after 13 min's you will need a new beer. <img src="http://www.catsailor.com/forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />


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Catch any fish tonight?.... It was pretty flat when I left the YC. Good luck Down Under.

#86403 - 01/23/07 05:03 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: arbo06]  

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We caught about 15 yellowfins. It turned out to be a pretty good nite.

#86404 - 02/01/07 10:47 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: ]  
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Florescent Snapper Head! Sisu....

#86405 - 03/07/07 01:49 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: BobG]  
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Any updates? A new team signed up. Looking like a nice lineup.

Where are those F18s!?

#86406 - 03/17/07 06:41 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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Seems like this thread has drifted away from its point. Do not know who has signed up, but I will put my name in as crew if anyone is looking for a crew for the race. email to tsiders@hopkintoncc.com


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#86407 - 05/01/07 09:51 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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bump. Who's ready? <img src="http://www.catsailor.com/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

#86408 - 05/02/07 02:18 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: drbinkle]  
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We're getting there. Lots of stuff done, stuff still to be done. I'm not sure for an effort like this that you're ever truly %100 ready.

#86409 - 05/03/07 11:51 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: Keith]  
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We're getting there. Lots of stuff done, stuff still to be done. I'm not sure for an effort like this that you're ever truly %100 ready.


You get to a point where you feel like theres nothing else you can do but just do the race but you'll still be aprehensive. Thats how I felt.

BTW, try not to have a heart attack on the first day between the 1 minute horn and the start. I felt like mine was about to burst out of my chest the first time.

#86410 - 05/06/07 06:36 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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I mentioned to Alec last night that we must be getting close because I'm running out of $100-$500 items I feel the need to run out and buy! We still have some mainsheet and trap gear issues to flesh out. The weather and gear availability hasn't aided our ability to get out on the water much. Today we were going to test and begin to break down, but this mighty low system is here, winds steady in the 30+ range, gusts 36 - 38.

I've been watching the NOAA bouys, FL has been under a high pressure system for a while, winds have been light. Tonight they get the effects of this storm pushing through, nasty stuff predicted - hope that doesn't happen when we're out there!

Speaking of weather - are there any preferred weather services people check during this race?

#86411 - 05/06/07 07:26 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: Keith]  
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Weather services? They are all working on the 50% rule therefore they are never wrong. BTW, 40% chance of showers/t-storms every day until November.

Just kiddin'

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nasty stuff predicted - hope that doesn't happen when we're out there!


Believe me when I say this, that 4 or 5 hours of 25-30 is much preferred to 17 hours of 2-3.

The thing is, the seabreeze will kick in usually around 12-1. The two years I did the race, I can remember having a lot of air at a start ONCE. If for some reason the seabreeze doesn't kick in, then you have to look for thunderstorms.

I couldn't believe it when JDub told me this, but he said "if its light and you see a black cloud, head right for it." He was right. Try to think about how fast you're going instead of the fact that you hooked into a carbon fiber lightning rod via a stainless steel cable <img src="http://www.catsailor.com/forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

If the clouds hang over the shore, you're screwed.

Have fun!

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Who is this Maugan guy and is he ready for Tybee 2009?

#162878 - 12/17/08 08:32 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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Does anyone need a hard working person for their ground crew? I'm a skiff/collegiate/bigboat sailor with a rigging company. I would really like a chance to get involved with a team.

Dan
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Hey Dan,

Not many people on this forum read the sub-forums. Post on the Open Forums.

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Guys,

Is there a list of required safety equipmentfor the race?

Also if anyone has a list of additional gear that's needed that would be great too.



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Macca, contact me via email: velocitytrey (at) gmail.com

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Off the top of my head, the list is as follows:

Lifejacket
whistle
personal strobe
charts of the area
"safety line" (tether)
EPIRB/PLB (1 per boat, although I'd prefer to have one on me at all times)
non-expired flares
compass

Additional stuff that's needed for the race as it relates to your person:
Hydration pack
powerbars
big floppy hat
plenty of sunscreen
kevlar bottom'd booties (scuba boots work well for this)
"light sticks" (those things that ravers whirl around - useful for chart reading at night)


#165031 - 01/15/09 02:38 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: ThunderMuffin]  
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Hello everybody,
I am a Nacra I20 sailor from the Netherlands and wish to participate in the Tybee 500 of 2009. The problem is getting the boat in Florida for this race. Wondering if there are any possibilities/ ideas of having a (rental) boat. We would bring our own rigging. Is there anybody who has a solution?
Thx
Pierre

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Pierre,

Posting this in the open forum might produce more of a result since not many people look at this forum. Also, contacting the Race organizer might help as he might know someone who wants to charter their boat.


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Oke thx for responding. Did send the committee an email some time ago but did not get any response. Will try the open forum.

#165700 - 01/22/09 10:39 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: amsterdam]  
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amsterdam,

check your private messages. I think I have a source of charter boats and other services.


#166485 - 01/28/09 09:14 AM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: ThunderMuffin]  
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Amsterdam, please contact me directly regarding doing the Tybee. Tad and I have a very good program put together to help boats make it to the starting line.
velocitytrey (at) gmail.com


#167990 - 02/11/09 07:41 PM Re: Tybee Teams gearing up soon? [Re: MauganN20]  
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(If the Carpal Tunnel manages to stay away, I'll be there for the finish I hope.)


Have you tried DR Franks spray for pain? I use it and it really works for me.

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