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The beginning of the end of the season

Beautiful day on Nov 4th.  The wind was blowing a little harder than forecast which was a good thing, the temperature was ideal for a Frostbite, the sun was shining, and Obama was doing better in the polls.  As written … Continue reading

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Up and Out

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There have been lots of developments for Leap Frog in the past two weeks. On June 26, our streak of eight consecutive first place finishes was broken when Pachanga corrected over us by six seconds.    It was another beautiful … Continue reading

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Spin Sheet

Meg and I are on Cape Cod and have not seen it yet because Spin Sheet does not have an iPad version, but there is an article there on Leap Frog in the AYC Regatta. Check spinsheet.com.

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June 20 and 23 races

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Light winds at the start of the HHSA Sharps Island race gave way to gentle breezes — enough to take Janie, Michael, Tyler, Meg and Tim across the Bay and back on a comfortable evening.    The following slideshow (which … Continue reading

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Swift as a shadow, short as any dream

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We pick up the action from June 20 at the fish wier near 83a, the leeward mark.    Three J30s — Avenger, Carolina Blue and Leap Frog — are flying their chutes on starboard tack well in front of the … Continue reading

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1+1+1 = won

The latest Annapolis Capital Gazettte of June 21 has a report on Leap Frog (see the bottom right column at the following link).   A Spin Sheet article, with photo is expected as well. http://www.capitalgazette.com/eedition/the_capital_thursday/page-b/page_3af7067f-5e0e-51f1-9b38-da1b21652bff.html#page_b14 ____________________ Lots of firsts for … Continue reading

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The early frog gets the worm

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The June 13 race gave us the chance to work through the fleet in 12-15 knots We were over early, by a hair at the pin end. After coming back around the pin, Michel guided us up the windward leg. … Continue reading