Re: Crissy Field Swimming Club

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Date: Wed Apr 29 1998 - 14:27:45 PDT

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Leaving the sailbag in a visable part in the car is a great idea. I
guess I am surprised that there isn't a "code of communication" already
established for keeping track of windsurfers.


Eyes4Hire wrote:
> Yesterday was a puffy day and quite few of us who were not on race gear did a
> bit of swimming. I sensed things getting funky and turned back early enough to
> make the beach with two uphauls of my 95 liter board and about 150 yards or
> swimming in between the puffs that made uphauling worth doing. The Adventure
> Catamaran and the Coast Guard brought in two as the fog line crept in and out
> over them. After it seemed like everyone was in a couple of racers came up
> from the Yacht Club to help in the head count, I drove the lot to make sure
> there were no windsurfers unaccounted for. There was only one car that looked
> potentially like it might be associated with a windsurfer. The small Honda had
> board pads and a mast hanger on the rack, buty there were no clothes or gear
> visible inside at all. It was parked near the trail head entry for the path
> that leads up toward the old Coast Guard Station and Fort Point. I ultimately
> decided it looked like the driver was not out sailing, but probably on a
> walk... but who really knows? It occurred to me that it would be smart if
> sailors at Crissy would make a habit of leaving their sail bag visible in
> their passenger compartment when they go out. Other windsurfers could easily
> verify tell whether you are out swimming or maybe just down at the Yacht Club
> enjoying the sauna. Make sense?
> Peter

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