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2024 Singlehanded Farallones: A Cold Slog To Nowhere

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  • 2024 Singlehanded Farallones: A Cold Slog To Nowhere

    Saturday's SSS Singlehanded Farallones Race looked good on paper, a couple days out.





    Warm weather, great visibility and a southerly breeze along the shoreline... Even a 4.0 knot ebb 2 hours before the scheduled start.
    But alas, the high pressure that was delivering sunny summer like conditions relaxed and allowed a deep marine layer to slip underneath its dome, and with it a drastic drop in temperatures, visibility and wind...





    The result, of the 20 boats signed up, none finished, 14 retired and 6 did not compete.

    At least the Race Committee had an easy time figuring out the winners and sorting through protests!
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