My trip to Egypt was wonderful beyond words, but I will try. Grin. I have uploaded the beginnings of a MarkTwain White in Egypt website. I encourage you to make use of the “comments” section you find throughout the site.
Now that the Tako Cup has concluded there are two excellent video presentations of the event. Surfwidow Beaumont ha [...]
Under treacherous SL conditions and unstable Linden seas, Armchair Binder today prevailed over Hans Zinnemann 3:1 to take the Tako Cup 2007 by a unanimous decision of the Race Committee.
The sea conditions today often made the final match more about survival skills than racing tactics. Over the next few days we’ll be posting many of th [...]
On Sunday November 11 beginning at 10AM SLT the 2007 USS-SL Tako Cup will be decided in a no holds barred battle between Scotland’s Favorite Son Hans Zinnemann and America’s hard drinking hard hitting Armchair Binder. You won’t want to miss the bone jarring nerve shattering clash between these two fierce competitors. Never [...]
Hans Zinnemann and Armchair Binder will meet in the Tako Cup Finals this coming week (times to be announced). Armchair won his semifinal match against Francois Jacques 3-0. Hans Zinnemann won 3-1 against Svar Beckersted in a match that was a lot closer than the score indicates. Svar was DNF on one of Hans’ wins when he was unseated at [...]
We have noticed that pre-start strategy has entered the Tako Cup scene. This is a good thing. However for those of you that are not comforable doing quick boat edits before the clock starts we suggest that you ask your race director to implement a “Match Race Start Protocol”. In this protocol boats shall alternate starting from [...]