• groovederci

    Victory to Argo

    by  • 22 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    American Jason Carroll aboard Argo, with tactician Cameron Appleton and crew comprised of Anthony Kotoun, Chuck Norris, Peter Crawford, Westy Barlow, Eric Aakhus and Lindsey Bartel are theread more

    Bombarda noses ahead

    by  • 21 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    Saturday marked the penultimate day for teams competing at the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship.read more

    Melges 32 World Championship, comanda Bombarda ma la situazione è fluida

    by  • 21 September 2013 • argo, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, groovederci, Melges 32, melges 32 world championship, Mlegse 32 World 2013, Monotipia, sailing, Vela, zerogradinord

    Melges 32 World Championship, comanda Bombarda ma la situazione è fluida

    Si confermano leggere le condizioni a Porto Rotondo, dove al Maestrale dei primi giorni si sono sostitute brezze termiche deboli in intensità e di direzione variabile.

    Zerogradinord

    Argo ahead

    by  • 20 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    Light winds, relatively calm seas and bright Italian sunshine enabled PRO Hank Stuart, with impeccable Race Committee support provided by Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (to fire off three races on Fridaread more

    First points on the board

    by  • 19 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Sportsboats, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    After only one race, the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship hosted by the Yacht Club Porto Rotondo (YCPR) in coordination with Yacht Club Costa Smeralda (YCCS), B.Plan Sports & Events (BPSE) andread more

    Mistral in Porto Rotundo

    by  • 17 September 2013 • Alessandro Rombelli, andrea casale, Andrea Ferrari, andrea fornaro, Andrea Lacorte, andrea pozzi, Andrey Kirilyuk, argo, Atlantica 19, audi italia sailing team, Azimut by STIG, bombarda, Brad Butterworth, branko brcin, brontolo hh, Cameron Appleton, Celeritas, Chris Nicolson, chris rast, Daniele Cassinari, Deneen Demourkas, Diasuke Kimura, Edoardo Lupi, Edoardo Pavesio, Fabio Mazzoni, fantastica, filippo pacinotti, Fra Martina, francesco bruni, Gabriele Benussi, Giangiacomo Serena di Lapagio, groovederci, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden 3, Inshore, Italy, Jason Carroll, Jesper Radich, Joy Dunigan, Kazuto Seki, Keisuke Suzuki, Lanfranco Cirillo, lorenzo bressani, luca simeone, Malcolm Gefter, Mamma Aiuto!, Manuel Weiller, margherita, mascalzone latino, Mauro Mocchegiani, Med Regattas, Melges 32, michele ivaldi, michele paoletti, Naofumi Kamei, nathan wilmot, Ngoni, One Designs, Opus One, Paul Goodison, Pavel Kunetsov, Pierluigi Fornelli, pietro sibello, Quetefeek, Richard Clarke, Richard Goransson, RIMYG, robertissima, Roberto Mazzucato, Roberto Tomasini Grinover, Spirit of Nerina, Steve Hunt, Swing, Synergy GT, Tavatuy-Water Way, Tony Buckingham, Torpyone, Valentin Zavadnikov, Vasco Vascotto, Vincenzo Onorato, Vitamina, Wolfgang Stolz, Yasha Samurai, Yukihiro Ishida

    The opening day of the 2013 Melges 32 World Championship was sadly blighted with conditions much stronger than anticipated, the Mistral being winds clocked at almost 80 knots. read more

    Enfant Terrible on countback

    by  • 30 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    The 16th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, hosted by the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) in Newport, RI, was as expected a tightly contested affair, and ended today after four days of intense competitioread more

    Two bullets for Barking Mad

    by  • 29 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    The action on Rhode Island Sound was fast and furious on the penultimate day of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship in Newport, R.I., as the 15 teams contesting the 16th edition of this champread more

    Nightshift takes the lead

    by  • 28 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    When light air and fog delayed the start of racing for day two of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, the race committee took the 15-strong fleet up Narragansett Bay in search of wind.read more

    Three bullets for Charisma

    by  • 27 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    While the weather was a mix of contrasts for the opening day of the 2013 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship, hosted from the Harbour Court club house of New York Yacht Club in Newport, R.I., the resuread more

    Rolex Farr 40 Worlds next week

    by  • 22 August 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Endorphin, enfant terrible, Erik Wulff, Farr 40, flash gordon 6, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Guido Belgiorno-Nettis, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, HRH Crown Prince Frederik Prince, Inshore, James Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, Nanoq, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Racing, Oakcliff Sailing, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, transfusion, United States, US Regattas, White Knight, Wolfgang Schaefer, Zoltan Katinszky

    Fifteen Farr 40 yachts from eight countries and territories will contest the 16th Rolex Farr 40 World Championship. Racing commences on Tuesday, 27 August.read more

    Charisma comes out on top

    by  • 30 July 2013 • alberto rossi, Alexander Roepers, Asterisk Uno, Barby MacGowan, barking mad, Bernardo Minkow, charisma, Daniel Forster, enfant terrible, Farr 40, Flash Gordon, Flojito y Cooperando, groovederci, Hasip Gencer, Helmut Jahn, Inshore, Jim Richardson, John Demourkas, Julian Fernandez, Kevin McNeil, New York Yacht Club, Nico Poons, Nightshift, Oakcliff Farr 40, One Designs, plenty, struntje light, United States, US Regattas, Wolfgang Schaefer

    Nico Poons and his mostly Dutch crew aboard Charisma sealed their deal today, winning the Rolex Farr 40 North American Championship in Martha’s Vineyard with only two finishes worseread more

    Hat trick for Groovederci

    by  • 20 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    With mountainous leftover seas rolling through the offshore racing area, Race Officer Peter Reggio brought the final day of the 2013 Farr 30 World Championship off the Atlantic Ocean and inside bearead more

    Ramrod back in charge

    by  • 19 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    Mother nature delivered exactly as promised, and perhaps even more so on Friday, when a passing front brought winds of just under 20 knots and waves up to 5ft to the 2013 Farr 30 World Championshipread more

    Groovederci into the lead

    by  • 18 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Sportsboats, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    Light airs off Newport meant plenty of heat and ultra-tight racing on day 2 of the 2013 Farr 30 World Championship, but the hottest boat on the course was undoubtedly Groovederci, driven bread more

    Ramrod takes an early lead

    by  • 17 July 2013 • barking mad, Bliksem/Menace, Brad Kauffman, Brant and Jason Russell, Deneen Demourkas, Gotcha Tower, groovederci, Harald Bruening, Inshore, Jim and Linda Edwards, Jim Richardson, Just Plain, Kevin McNeil, Mumm 30, Mummbles, Nathaniel Tower, Norm Dean, One Designs, Pieter Taselaar, Press Gang, Ramrod, Rhumb Punch, Rod Jabin, Roland Van Hazel, Seabiscuit, Snooker, Standard Deviation, Topas, United States, US Regattas, William Markel

    The heat wave continued in Newport today, but it wasn’t all bad - after a one-hour postponement, the same heat that burned backs and necks all day kicked up a classic Newport sea breeze.read more

    Victory for Bribon-Movistar

    by  • 14 July 2013 • Alberto Bolzan, Andrea Ballico, Andrea Bussani, Andrea Felci, Andrea Fronaro, andrea pozzi, Andrew escourt, Anton Sergeev, Atlantica, Audi Ultra Giacomel, bombarda, bribon movistar, brontolo hh, Calvi Network, carlo borlenghi, Celadrin Janas, Charlie Enright, chris rast, Claudio Celon, Daneile De Luca, Darren Jones, Don Cowie, enrico fonda, Fabrizio Turini, Fantastica Celeritas, Fede Armenanzas, federico michetti, Flavio Flavini, Flavio Grassi, Fra Martina, Francesco Cruciani, Gabriele Benussi, Gabrio Zandona, Gaetano Figlia di Granara, Giongiacomo Serena Di Lapigio, Giorgio Tortarolo, Giovanni Cassinari, groovederci, Gustavo Martinez Doreste, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden, Inshore, Italy, Jesper Radich, Jonathan Swain, Kan Yamada, Lorenzo Bodini, lorenzo bressani, Lucio Gelsi, Luka Molloy, Mamma Auto, Manuel Weiller, Mark Mendelblatt, mascalzone latino, Massimo Gherarducci, Matteo Marenghi, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele paoletti, nathan wilmot, Niccolo Bianchi, Nicola Dal Ferro, One Designs, Opus One, Pavel Mshenski, Pietro Fiammenghi, pietro sibello, Richard Clarke, Richard Mason, robertissima, Sam Rogers, Spirit of Nerina, Stefano Orlandio, Synergy, Tomaz Copi, Tommaso Chieffi, Tony Rey, Torpyone, Ulika, Vasco Vascotto, Victor Marino, Willem Van Waay, Yasha Samurai

    Spain's Marc de Antonio aboard Bribon-Movistar came out on top at the Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series racing in Torbole.read more

    Telefonica consolidates

    by  • 13 July 2013 • Alberto Bolzan, Andrea Ballico, Andrea Bussani, Andrea Felci, Andrea Fronaro, andrea pozzi, Andrew escourt, Anton Sergeev, Atlantica, Audi Ultra Giacomel, bombarda, bribon movistar, brontolo hh, Calvi Network, Celadrin Janas, Charlie Enright, chris rast, Claudio Celon, Daneile De Luca, Darren Jones, Don Cowie, enrico fonda, Fabrizio Turini, Fantastica Celeritas, Fede Armenanzas, federico michetti, Flavio Flavini, Flavio Grassi, Fra Martina, Francesco Cruciani, Gabriele Benussi, Gabrio Zandona, Gaetano Figlia di Granara, Giongiacomo Serena Di Lapigio, Giorgio Tortarolo, Giovanni Cassinari, groovederci, Gustavo Martinez Doreste, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden, Inshore, Italy, Jesper Radich, Jonathan Swain, Kan Yamada, Lorenzo Bodini, lorenzo bressani, Lucio Gelsi, Luka Molloy, Mamma Auto, Manuel Weiller, Mark Mendelblatt, mascalzone latino, Massimo Gherarducci, Matteo Marenghi, Mauro Mocchegiani, Melges 32, michele paoletti, nathan wilmot, Niccolo Bianchi, Nicola Dal Ferro, One Designs, Opus One, Pavel Mshenski, Pietro Fiammenghi, pietro sibello, Richard Clarke, Richard Mason, robertissima, Sam Rogers, Spirit of Nerina, Stefano Orlandio, Synergy, Tomaz Copi, Tommaso Chieffi, Tony Rey, Torpyone, Ulika, Vasco Vascotto, Victor Marino, Willem Van Waay, Yasha Samurai

    The 19 teams from nine nations competing at the 2013 Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series in Torbole enjoyed very similar conditions as yesterday that allowed a brilliant Race Committee to successfully laread more

    Early lead to Telefonica

    by  • 12 July 2013 • Alberto Bolzan, Andrea Ballico, Andrea Bussani, Andrea Felci, Andrea Fronaro, andrea pozzi, Andrew escourt, Anton Sergeev, Atlantica, Audi Ultra Giacomel, bombarda, bribon movistar, brontolo hh, Calvi Network, Celadrin Janas, Charlie Enright, chris rast, Claudio Celon, Daneile De Luca, Darren Jones, Don Cowie, enrico fonda, Fabrizio Turini, Fantastica Celeritas, Fede Armenanzas, federico michetti, Flavio Flavini, Flavio Grassi, Fra Martina, Francesco Cruciani, Gabriele Benussi, Gabrio Zandona, Gaetano Figlia di Granara, Giongiacomo Serena Di Lapigio, Giorgio Tortarolo, Giovanni Cassinari, groovederci, Gustavo Martinez Doreste, Hamish Pepper, Inga From Sweden, Inshore, Italy, Jesper Radich, Jonathan Swain, Kan Yamada, Lorenzo Bodini, lorenzo bressani, Lucio Gelsi, Luka Molloy, Mamma Auto, Manuel Weiller, Mark Mendelblatt, mascalzone latino, Massimo Gherarducci, Matteo Marenghi, Mauro Mocchegiani, max ranchi, Melges 32, michele paoletti, nathan wilmot, Niccolo Bianchi, Nicola Dal Ferro, One Designs, Opus One, Pavel Mshenski, Pietro Fiammenghi, pietro sibello, Richard Clarke, Richard Mason, robertissima, Sam Rogers, Spirit of Nerina, Stefano Orlandio, Synergy, Tomaz Copi, Tommaso Chieffi, Tony Rey, Torpyone, Ulika, Vasco Vascotto, Victor Marino, Willem Van Waay, Yasha Samurai

    The first day of racing in Torbole at the 2013 Audi Melges 32 Sailing Series was full of surprises, proof that predictions and expectations can suddenly be anything but what anyone could anticipateread more