Jeff and his crew, Jahn Tihansky, finished the race in something like 60 hours, winning their division.
People have uploaded a ton of video about the event. Search YouTube if you want more than these two from onboard Frankenscot:
We are hoping that the boat's performance will help us discover the right name.
Progress this week has been a little less than visually dramatic. O.H. and Jeff did a lot of sanding. They repaired a Melges 20 carbon-fiber mast and, thanks to Marty Kullman at Quantum Sails, there are shrouds to hold the mast upright. Some exciting packages arrived in the mail. Very cool lighting options were explored. The mast-step was constructed in advance of painting.
Preparing the boat for the paint-job revealed some really pleasant news: in lifting the boat and its belly-pans onto a rough staging, the boys discovered that only one person is required to hoist an end of the boat.
Try that with a Flying Scot and someone is going to visit the chiropractor!
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