May 20, 2010

Tybee 500: John Casey reports

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..."I’ll explain our Tybee 500 in just a few words: Six day match race. It started about two minutes after the start gun in Islamorada when Mischa and Eduard (Team Bugaboo) tacked on us after we made our first tack to port. After six days and 750 miles, they gybed on us for the last time about 30 miles from Tybee. Through virtually the whole race we were tied, not bungeed, together. We pumped and trimmed every single wave, and when either of us didn’t get 100% out of the boat, the other would make it painfully obvious... "