Monthly Archives: June 2011

One More Trip…

I have one last trip to make up to South Carolina.  It will be a melancholy one, knowing my father won’t be there to greet me, but Cathy and the hounds will, which makes it easier. The reason for the … Continue reading

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In Memorium

Albert F. “Barney” Barnett – 14 Dec 1937 to 14 June 2011 After a six month fight with extremely aggressive cancer, my father passed away at 8:25 PM last night, in hospice, in Anderson, South Carolina. A unique man, he grew … Continue reading

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Just A Quick Note

I have returned to South Carolina to help care for my father, and I probably won’t post much this week.

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Summer Sailstice

On the weekend of the Summer Solstice, what better place to be than sailing into the sunset of the longest day of the year?  Well, 11 years ago, some people got together and came up with a neat idea… since … Continue reading

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Sailbirds On Youtube!

I’m posting two links to two YouTube channels today – both channels are from people on the Yahoo Sailbird Forum located at . The first link, , belongs to Yahoo member Ron (cudjoeron21), who has posted almost 60 videos of … Continue reading

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One Wild Racing Series…

The Extreme Sailing Series ( is a wild and wooly worldwide Formula 1 style event for sailboats.  And not just any sailboats, but the insanely fast Extreme 40 catamarans.  These 40 foot, 3000 pound acts of insanity are amazingly fast… … Continue reading

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