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Speechless Sunday - Plane fast!!

Lake Conroe Sailing Association - Long distance race Lake Conroe Sailing Association - September 2009
Ultima 20 - Plane Fast - Lake Conreo Sailing Association Long distance race at Lake Conroe

Lake Conroe Sailing Association had a long distance race on Lake Conroe this last Saturday.  We had a wonderful attendance of 19 sail boats.  We were sailing the family station wagon (AKA a Catalina 22) and even with our head start the two Ultima 20's in our group flew by us (a combination of fast boats and great crew). This is Plane Fast which actually came in number 2; the number 1 boat was also an Ultima 20 but it flew by us before I had a chance to take pictures. It was a beautiful day of sailing and great fun!!________________________________________________________________________________________________

Comment balloon 29 commentsMarchel Peterson • September 20 2009 09:51PM

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Looks like fun..thanks

Posted by Pat O'Reilly (RE/MAX..214-289-6176 Irving and all of Dallas Fort Worth) almost 9 years ago

Hi Marchel, What a beautiful sail full of wind! Looks like a lot of fun!

Posted by Shirley Parks, Broker, 210-414-0966, San Antonio TX Real Estate (Sands Realty 210-414-0966) almost 9 years ago

What a Great way to spend the day!  Sailing station wagon...I love it.

Posted by Kathleen Frawley, South County Sacramento, 916 730 4404 (Keller Williams 916 730-4404 Elk Grove, Wilton, Folsom, Sacramento) almost 9 years ago

Hi Marche,

Beautiful, pretty nice "family waggon".

Posted by Lynda Eisenmann, Broker-Owner,CRS,CDPE,GRI,SRES, Brea,CA, Orange Co (Preferred Home Brokers) almost 9 years ago

Marchel,

With the sky looking that threatening, I hope the boat was fast to get in before the rain. :)

Steve

Posted by Steve Hoffacker, Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor (Steve Hoffacker LLC) almost 9 years ago

Marchel, that is so cool! Looks like fun to me, thanks!

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) almost 9 years ago

PAT, It was great fun and perfect weather!!

SHIRLEY, I love it when we fly the spinnakers.  They are always so pretty.  Our spinnaker is pretty but with only two of us on the boat we didn't even try.  It is a bit tricky!

KATHLEEN, Our Catalina is fun but not really a racing boat. In its second life it is now set up as a racing boat but it is truly like racing the family station wagon when you are racing against racing boats.

LYNDA, We enjoy our family wagon.  We have thought of upgrading but I guess we need to find that killer deal.

Posted by Marchel Peterson, Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro (Results Realty) almost 9 years ago

That looks like so much fun on a beautiful day.  Thanks for sharing such great pictures.

Posted by Irene Tron almost 9 years ago

Marchel, this looks just awesome! What fun! I think you should do a post on how well YOU navigate...hmmm??? Good idea, huh? Oh, lifes little secrets! Ha! Deb

Posted by Deb Brooks (Brooks Prime Properties Wichita Falls Texas) almost 9 years ago

Sailing is so much fun. Cool...

Helping you live your American dream...

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) almost 9 years ago

Marchel  Arthur introduced me to sailing when we first met - he raced 470's  Karen

Posted by Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS" (RE/MAX Executives) almost 9 years ago

Marcel - This is so cool! What fun it would be to compete in one of these!

Debi

Posted by Debi Boucher, "Realtor Showcase" - Real Estate Photography/Virtual Tours ( Real Estate Showcase Photography) almost 9 years ago

STEVE, It was a cloudy day but no rain.  The overcast skies made it very comfortable to be quite honest!!

ANDREA, It was fun!  I don't usually crew but I would do this long distance race again. 

IRENE, It was fun.  The weather was predicting 0 to 5 winds so it was fun to see lightly white capping waves.

DEB, You know that my husband is hard up for crew when he recruits me (lol). My husband knew these fast votes would fly by him so he was much calmer than he normally is in a race.  He did not yell at me once.  I always get offended and then he tells me I'm not supposed to take it personally captains just yell.

Posted by Marchel Peterson, Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro (Results Realty) almost 9 years ago

The colors of the sail are so pretty!  You are always having fun.... and WE have fun right along with you as we take in what you share!  Keep it coming!

Diane

 

Posted by Diane Rice, SFR, SRES, CNC ( Rice Prprty Mgmnt & Rlty, LLC, South Holland, IL) almost 9 years ago

Looks like a ton of fun the sails are so pretty... do you do this?  some day i would like to try!

Posted by Diane Daley (Caron's Gateway Real Estate) almost 9 years ago

Marchel great photo. When we get some water in Canyon Lake y'all will have to come back and do a little sailing.

Posted by Carl Winters almost 9 years ago

They look like they're having fun.  I'd love to try this :)

Posted by Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher (Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island) almost 9 years ago

Marchel I love the coloful sails.  It sure looked like fun.  How was the weather? it looked a bit cloudy.

Posted by Jennifer Fivelsdal, Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection ( JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571) almost 9 years ago

Hi Marchel, I love these and it was interesting to read the short story line assocaited with it. I must try doing that as well. I think it adds a lot to the post.

Posted by William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE (RE/MAX Associates) almost 9 years ago

I used to do a lot of sailing on Lake Conroe, Lake Houston, and Lake Somerville back in the days when I had an 18-foot Catamaran. I'm glad those days are behind me. I'd rather have friends with boats than have to take care of the boats myself.

Posted by Not a real person almost 9 years ago

Marchel -  Just beautiful and lovely picture....however, I only sailed once and it was under the Golden Gate Bridge.  I was 20 years old....too cold, windy and I just got told to sit and stay!!!

Posted by Sidney Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula, Realty Works Temecula (Realty Works Temecula) almost 9 years ago

Marcel, I do want a sail boat so much! I used to sail years ago at Lake Lanier and even though everyone in my family has power boats, a sail boat would still be my boat of choice. Lovely photos.

Posted by Sharon Alters, Realtor - Homes for Sale Fleming Island FL (Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty - 904-673-2308) almost 9 years ago

Marchel - How on earth did I miss these photos when you first posted them.  They look just wonderful. . .I want to be there:-)

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) almost 9 years ago

wow. i had no idea that was on lake conroe till i read down further! wish the weather had been  better... looks fun! I love boating!

Posted by Teresa Cwik (Showcase Staging Houston) almost 9 years ago

Hi Marchel -- I have only been sailing once and I was surprised at how much work was involved.  It was so exhilarating to be out on the water, but the skipper (or whatever the person who is in charge is called) kept us busy.

Posted by Chris Olsen, Broker Owner Cleveland Ohio Real Estate (Olsen Ziegler Realty) almost 9 years ago

Chris, Sailing is fun but also a lot of work.  It is especially fun when the wind is really blowing but that is also when you work harder.  I also love being out on the water.

Posted by Marchel Peterson, Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro (Results Realty) almost 9 years ago

Marchel,

Those are some very cool shots!  I bet sailing is awesome and dangerous....

Ann Hayden in chilly Wildwood, MO

Posted by Ann Hayden, SelectAnn.com (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri) almost 9 years ago

I have no idea how I got to this post, but I won't complain...  I love sailboats and that one has such pretty colors.  :-)

Posted by Doreen McPherson, Phoenix Arizona Real Estate ~ (Homesmart ~ Scottsdale ~ Tempe) almost 9 years ago

Looks like fun, don't know how you skirted all of the rain.

Posted by Cindy Bryant, "Houston Home Staging Pros" (Redesign Etc. Home Staging) almost 9 years ago

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