I emailed Phill about the rumored Merit Nat'l in SF and he says...
"I guess this is how nationals happen. Someone starts a rumor,
enough people get excited about it, and then it happens. When I
talked to Jon I was telling him to come out for the Berkeley
Midwinters. Seeing how the SF Merit fleet is the biggest maybe we
should call the Midwinters the 'nationals'."
Well, the Midwinter series is don't over a span of 4 or 5 months, so
if anyone wants to vacation out here for that long, I suppose we
could call it a nationals. Other than that, it's just not gonna
Phill Mai is our SF Chapter President. Not because we like
him...because we do NOT like him. Whoever is president has to attend
the local one-design meetings, which are no fun and require taking
time off early from work to fight your way through traffic to get
there. I think you get the picture.
If any of you wanna drop Phill a note, his email is pmai@...
s/v Challenger - hull 69