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: Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot form Warsash.

An interesting report, Alan, sorry I missed the sail. When boats have no name like that, when using the VHF I just call "DCA Enterprise" etc. People think it
curlew5878
11:36
#9521
 
9520

: Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot form Warsash.

Hello All, Please see the draft rally report below. Please advise of amendments as necessary. Was my boat the only one with a name? Alan Ashlett Creek Rally
alan.moulton
08:53
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9519

DCA South West area winter meeting 2018

The DCA south west area winter meeting may be of interest to a few solent area DCA members (and vice versa), so the date for the SW area winter meeting is
j_perry@btinternet.com
20 Nov
#9519
 
9518

: Re: : Re: [dinghysolent] Re:: Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot

Decided to go to Chichester Harbour as the wind was marginally better at Chimet than Bramblemet. A sunny day and nice sailing with F2-3 winds. Saw rooks taking
curlew5878
19 Nov
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stevebradwellenterprise
18 Nov
#9517
 
9516

: Re: : Re: [dinghysolent] Re:: Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot

Hi Steve I have lost count how many times my boat has encountered that pontoon! I am planning to sail from Warsash tomorrow, Sunday, returning late. Just a
curlew5878
18 Nov
#9516
 
9515

: Re: : Re: [dinghysolent] Re:: Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot

Glad you were able to join in today Len. We were lucky with the weather. I think the wind was a bit less than predicted. I enjoyed the rally but got off to a
stevebradwellenterprise
18 Nov
#9515
 
9514

Re: : Re: [dinghysolent] Re:: Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot fo

I took only a few photo's of the rally today and only several of these were vaguely in focus. I have created an album so any additions gratefully received.
Alan Moulton
18 Nov
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9513

Re: : Re: [dinghysolent] Re:: Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot fo

Yes Alan , your forecast was right, and thanks again for hosting and for taking me in your lovely boat. It rained on my way down, and rained on the way back,
Len Wingfield
18 Nov
#9513
 
9512

: Re: Re:: Re: [dinghysolent] daysail Nov 4

While begging forgiveness for my manifold sins and wickedness's Could this be included - A sailor once hauled in his main So tight it was nearly insane Though
cee.dubs
18 Nov
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9511

: Re: Re:: Re: [dinghysolent] daysail Nov 4

It's interesting that all these racing tweaks were also used by Winsurfers in the 80s. We could roll the hull in very light wind by putting weight closer to
paulh_boats
17 Nov
#9511
 
9510

: RE: [dinghysolent] Daysail Saturday, Ashlett & Calshot form Warsas

I'm not sure I can make it now (yet again). best wishes Steve, if I don't get down. Tom
jimbobtom
17 Nov
#9510
 
9509

: Re: Re:: Re: [dinghysolent] daysail Nov 4

My urge is to quibble, as always, David But I'll just say that I don't think anyone will catch Polly Wee with her boom hoicked-up much beyond a very average
cee.dubs
17 Nov
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9508

: Re: Re:: Re: [dinghysolent] daysail Nov 4

"On a fore-and-aft rigged dinghy, the drive propelling the boat relies on the differential (i.e. positive angle) between the effort provided by the main and
sail_and_oar
17 Nov
#9508
 
9507

: Re: Re:: Re: [dinghysolent] daysail Nov 4

Hi Chris The sail provides lift, which acts at right angles to the wind direction, not to the sail. So provided the wind is at angle greater than zero to the
curlew5878
17 Nov
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