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Prologue
Prologue
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Prologue
The prologue is a pre-Solitaire mock race in that the results do not count for anything. There is some surperstition that whoever wins the prologue cannot win the Solitaire but I am not superstitious, it brings bad luck.  In any case, my goal was to test th...
Prologue
Prologue
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Richmond Yacht Club Foundation Figaro 2 READY TO RACE!
And all PUMPED UP!!!!!

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The whirlwind of the Solitaire Urgo Le Figaro has started!
The week leading to the race is crazy. There are official pictures, interviews and of course boat prep. I am also still working and doing a bit of touring with my mom.   Redistributed from the Solitaire Urgo Le Figaro website. Enjoying my mom's presence in ...

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Normandy - D-Day beaches
Normandy - D-Day beaches
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Normandy - D-Day beaches
Nat is also spending a few hours enjoying Normandy and relaxing. Normandy is full of history going back many thousands of years - but recently, it has been the scene of the largest amphibian military operation ever: Operation Overlord. Omaha Beach bears ver...
Normandy - D-Day beaches
Normandy - D-Day beaches
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On the water training pre-solitaire
On the water training pre-solitaire
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On the water training pre-solitaire
I did do some training on the water too and we focused on all points of sails and on how to get the boat to sail fast. While maneuvers are important in sailing, and they need to be functional they are less critical to a win as they don't tend to happen very...
On the water training pre-solitaire
On the water training pre-solitaire
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