At last....new photos under sail

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At last....new photos under sail

Postby ash » Mon May 21, 2012 5:25 pm

I'm happy to have some new photos of Mistral under sail. My only one was years old, from Loch Lomond, and IIRC I had photoshopped out an errant fender.

These are courtesy of Falkirkdan, Thanks Danny.

As you can tell from the creases, the wind was rather light.

I would love a head on shot of Mistral making 6.5 knts upwind, in the style of the those seen in racing reports. Would probably need to be 'staged', else have a photographer with either a long lens or nerves of steel.

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby garredfox » Mon May 21, 2012 6:18 pm

Need to iron your sails!!!

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby aquaplane » Mon May 21, 2012 7:09 pm

Good photos. It looks like you had good weather for the meet.

I hope you didn't use it all up and there is some left for the next few weeks.
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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby Arghiro » Mon May 21, 2012 7:15 pm

Glad to see you had got rid of the heater chimney for the second photo. :D



So another of Steve Birch's Vegas sails on? Nice one!

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby Booby Trapper » Mon May 21, 2012 8:13 pm

Beautiful :thumbsup:

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby ash » Mon May 21, 2012 8:49 pm

garredfox wrote:Need to iron your sails!!!

:wink:
…..Or a wee bit more wind!

aquaplane wrote:Good photos. It looks like you had good weather for the meet.

I hope you didn't use it all up and there is some left for the next few weeks.

We went down to the boat on Friday, but didn’t move and spent most of the time with the electric heater running as it was bitterly cold.
Saturday became warm and sunny for the KCC Petanque and BBQ muster at Port Bannatyne. By the time we’d had a walk to Ettrick Bay on Sunday, the wind had dropped a little bit too much but it was a very pleasant, if slow sail back to Kip.
I’m working next Sunday but fingers crossed for good weather for the long weekend at the end of the month. Hope that you have a great 3 weeks up the West coast.

Arghiro wrote:Glad to see you had got rid of the heater chimney for the second photo. :D
How would I ever find my way home without it?

Arghiro wrote:So another of Steve Birch's Vegas sails on? Nice one!

They are plenty of Vegas up here.

Booby Trapper wrote:Beautiful :thumbsup:

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby Nick » Fri May 25, 2012 1:35 pm

ash wrote:I would love a head on shot of Mistral making 6.5 knts upwind, in the style of the those seen in racing reports.


Like this old but favourite photo of Fairwinds you mean?

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby ash » Fri May 25, 2012 4:50 pm

Nick wrote:
ash wrote:I would love a head on shot of Mistral making 6.5 knts upwind, in the style of the those seen in racing reports.


Like this old but favourite photo of Fairwinds you mean?

Yes. That's the shot, maybe slightly more head on but that would do.

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby Pete Cooper » Fri May 25, 2012 7:24 pm

Ash, next time you're out give me a shout - I can take photos - my camera is worth more than my boat!

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby ash » Sat May 26, 2012 9:54 pm

Pete Cooper wrote:Ash, next time you're out give me a shout - I can take photos - my camera is worth more than my boat!

I'll keep that in mind.

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Re: At last....new photos under sail

Postby ubergeekian » Sun May 27, 2012 10:49 am

Pete Cooper wrote:Ash, next time you're out give me a shout - I can take photos - my camera is worth more than my boat!


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