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Not really. But I catch rides when I can!

Elizabeth
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Sep 16 2013, 12:13am


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Not really. But I catch rides when I can! [In reply to] Can't Post

I have a few sailing friends here in Hawaii.

A couple of years ago when we were on Maui for the weekend we took a ride in one of the old monohull AC boats, a modified version of the original America II yacht that lost to Dennis Connor's Stars and Stripes in the late 80's. They motor out to the trade winds (about 30 min from Lahaina) and then spend about 45 minutes on a wild ride healed over 45 degrees and splashing through the waves. Everyone gets soaked, but it's incredibly fun.

In the Viaduct Basin, Emirates NZ has two old AC yachts, and they take people out racing. I'm sure that's even more fun, but we didn't have time to do it.







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Is anyone else watching the America's Cup today? Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Sep 14 2013, 8:56pm
    I've been following the campaign all along. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Sep 14 2013, 9:47pm
        When we were in Auckland in 2011 Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Sep 15 2013, 8:11am
            How cool! Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Sep 15 2013, 7:18pm
                Not really. But I catch rides when I can! Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Sep 16 2013, 12:13am
    My heart rate still hasn't slowed down Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Sep 14 2013, 10:05pm
        I was proud of the boys Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Sep 14 2013, 10:49pm
    My stomach actually lurched Starling Send a private message to Starling Sep 14 2013, 10:44pm
        I wonder if the collective gasp of horror Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Sep 14 2013, 10:51pm
            Yes, that's it Starling Send a private message to Starling Sep 14 2013, 10:54pm
            It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase.. Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Sep 14 2013, 10:57pm

 
 
 

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