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Hi Guys

Seems it look,s like there is going to be a big Hobie Fleet of 16,s and 18,s this year at the wild cat regatta . So us 18 guy,s would like to challenge the 16 guys to a fun comp after one of the race,s .

Maybe speed trials or some thing or maybe!!.

One Idea come's to mind is tie one 18 guy to his mast(John Kersh) and one 16 guy to his mast (Andrew Nelson) lol and see who can escape first.

We all could set the BBQ up and all sit around them and see who would break out first . We would have to get a nacra sailor to tie them up so its fair .

It would be like the good old days lol!!!!

Cheers Hawky:cool:

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