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Offline Tim Gardner

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CLR 2017
« on: May 02, 2017, 10:41:00 AM »
Kick writes "well, here is the plan. the 2017 Carlyle Lake Rendezvous will take place June 26th through June 30th.  i have received some input from other CLR sailors regarding dates but in the past have found that it is impossible to schedule the event and make everyone happy. hopefully this time will work. by late june the water is warm enough to swim and maybe the weather wont be as hot as july and august. as always, most sailors will keep their boat at the West Acess Marina ( 618) 594-2461) and either stay aboard or at the nearby Mariners Village Motel (618) 594-7666. the motel also has cabins as well which could be shared i suspect. this year im hoping to have a night sail, corn hole tourney, the CLR Cup race and possibly a "Race to the Silo". i have all winter to iron out the details and i always welcome input. (317) 292 0258    or fordtruck52@yahoo"
« Last Edit: May 02, 2017, 10:44:35 AM by Tim Gardner »
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Re: CLR 2017
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017, 02:40:31 PM »
   ill take this opportunity to ask attendees if they want to have a "warm up" race prior to the CLR cup race. same course the day before probably wed. the "Race To the Silo" is more of a "Cruise to the Silo" and then to a real nice raft up spot on the west side. I realize that most sailors in this group are cruisers rather than racers, however, the more races the more "trophies" i can present. Mike C. aka Salty 19 will be our race pooba this year and will figure out the position of the markers (hopefully we can see them better than last year (my fault). I know three Races in a week seems like a lot but just think of it as a way to sail as a fleet. it lends itself nicely to photos. Who doesnt want photos of their craft under sail? The silo sits in the middle of the lake approximately 5 1/2 miles north of the damn spillway. if the wind is out of the west (like it was on the last day of last years event) it could be a nice beam reach all the way there. I figure the Silo race could be held on pizza night that way we are not pressed for time dinner wise. the weather, of course, will dictate what happens and when.
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Re: CLR 2017
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2017, 10:38:08 AM »
CLR 2017 Agenda reposted here in the sticky thread:

monday--meet and greet at bretz winery 7pm ish

tuesday----pursuit race  10 am or so. tuesday night---dinner out followed by dock party.

wednsday ----cruise to the silo and raft up at point 5 (east of silo). wed night pizza night at marina (maybe corn hole warm up) 

thursday-----clr race day approx 10am, thursday night---awards dinner. costume contest and cornhole tourney. we might try a night sail if the weather cooperates. for those who stay friday-----cruise of the lake, raft up and dinner out.

Newbies--ask questions if you're interested in attending.

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Re: CLR 2017
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2017, 07:14:19 AM »
EGADS!!! Just realizing that CLR is only 2 weeks away! EGADS!!! I'm not bringing a sailboat so I may need to stowaway on a kind hearted sailors boat. Or just impose my obnoxious self upon some unsuspecting victim. In return, I promise to supply all the PBR said captain is willing to consume!
No need to thank me now...
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Re: CLR 2017
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2017, 12:10:00 PM »
    i may have to talk rich into bringing his catalina22 again this year. the greenes will be with us until wed at least. matt did buy a boat , hunter 19, so he might enjoy ordering you around. i dont know how he feels about the pbr idea. chris, roger and dan will be on suncats sailling solo. there should be room in other words. carl is also an option. you guys can share "tall tales".
« Last Edit: June 12, 2017, 05:37:31 PM by Salty19 »
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Re: CLR 2017
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2017, 06:31:01 PM »
I put a 5th coat of paint on the boat and it looks worse than the last coat.  Tomorrow a friend is supposed to help with replacing all the deck hardware. The interior is still in pieces on the garage floor. The new port gaskets, teak bung (chipmunk ate the other ones) gold tape and logos all came in. If the deck hardware doesn't get finished, I'll be being the 15' hullmaster.
« Last Edit: June 18, 2017, 06:35:51 PM by crazycarl »
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