Against Overwhelming Odds:
by Carol Cronin
I’ve sailed against Bahamians Jimmy and Lori Lowe for more than two decades, and I’ve always felt they perfectly embodied the Snipe class motto of ‘Serious Sailing, Serious Fun’. Don’t try to cross them on the race course (unless of course you’re going the wrong way, and have also asked politely). And at the parties, definitely give the pair some space on the dance floor— especially if Jimmy is starting to “sway.”
Last week, I watched them pull off a miracle. Despite all predictions, the Id Crook Memorial Snipe Master World Championship…
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VIDEO: Figuring Out Marine Flares:
Most of us know we need flares (visual distress signals or VDS) on board for both safety and to satisfy the requirements of the law, but the whole flare thing can be a bit confusing. The American Sailing Association provides this explanation on what’s needed and how these things perform. Learn more at asa.com/figuring-out-marine-flares/. Video published on Oct 25, 2016.
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