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    07-11-2019, 09:15 AM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Without the excuse of sleep deprivation, I managed to confuse hours and minutes... Make that 11 hours (not minutes) separating the boats. A bit...
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    07-11-2019, 08:42 AM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Update from the LongPac RC: Apologies for not having labelled the original Jibeset results as "Preliminary". See below final scores. Indeed...
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    07-10-2019, 06:24 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Update from the LongPac RC: After getting some rest, Dan Willey on GALAXSEA studied his chart plotter and concluded that he mistakenly turned...
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    07-07-2019, 01:34 AM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    TORTUGA crossed the finish line at 01:19:30 this morning to close out the 2019 LongPac. Final scoring will be posted contingent on racers providing...
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    07-06-2019, 09:43 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    LongPac Update SURPRISE! crossed the line at 19:44:17 and headed to Richmond (and presumably to bed). Expecting the last boat TORTUGA before...
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    07-06-2019, 02:29 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    2019 LongPac Update - 1430 7/6//19 SEA WISDOM was safely towed in by the CG. I spoke with Will and he is understandably disappointed to get...
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    07-06-2019, 10:38 AM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Update on SHARK ON BLUEGRASS from RC SOB's tracker shows him headed due West, obviously of concern. We asked the CG to contact him by VHF -...
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    07-06-2019, 10:38 AM
    Update on SHARK ON BLUEGRASS from RC SOB's tracker shows him headed due West, obviously of concern. We asked the CG to contact him by VHF -...
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    07-06-2019, 08:19 AM
    This was posted on other thread, but for those following the race here, a LongPac update 0730 7/6/19 from the RC: At 0330 this morning SEA WISDOM...
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    07-06-2019, 08:16 AM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    LongPac Update 0730 7/6/19 At 0330 this morning SEA WISDOM contacted RC to let them know that they had lost their rudder about 5 nm SW of the...
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    07-05-2019, 08:26 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Text message to RC from Bob on SURPRISE! indicating that he is in good shape for the last leg home: Surprise! is hove to for dinner and rest....
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    07-05-2019, 06:38 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Update from the 2019 LongPac RC 1830 7/5/19 Bob on SURPRISE! has declined outside assistance, deciding instead to "tough it out". That translates...
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    07-05-2019, 12:59 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    All boats still on the course successfully sent in manual "life aboard" messages today. Their comments: LIBRA - S/V Libra, daily checkin. 1st...
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    07-05-2019, 12:22 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    I believe Bob is aware of the outside help rule. The nature of his message suggested that he was soliciting advice and that remaining in the race...
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    07-05-2019, 10:50 AM
    Regarding SURPRISE!, we have received word from Bob that his AP clutch is damaged and that he is hand steering while attempting repairs. He has a...
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    07-05-2019, 10:42 AM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Latest update 1030 7/5 SKYE has made it back safely to her home port in Moss Landing. All other boats except RAINBOW have touched and turned...
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    07-04-2019, 02:41 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    All of the boats still racing successfully sent manual "life aboard" messages to the RC today, as did SKYE who are bearing off for Moss Landing. ...
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    07-04-2019, 12:05 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Got following text messages from Michael on Mulan: 9:13 PM (near the Farallones): Heading back - battery not charging! 12:45 AM: Just docked,...
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    07-04-2019, 12:00 PM
    tboussie replied to a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Messages from Will on S/V SEA WISDOM (Hinckley 42) at 1100 this morning: I'm doing well. Conditions NW 20-30 kts, seas 7-10 ft. Last night was...
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    07-04-2019, 09:00 AM
    tboussie started a thread LongPac Updates in 2019 LongPac
    Latest update as of 0830 7/4: Dura Mater - retired, confirmed back in berth Daisenís Den - retired, visually sighted back in the Bay headed to...
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    07-04-2019, 04:32 AM
    Latest update as of 0400 7/3: Dura Mater - retired, confirmed back in berth Daisen’s Den - retired, visually sighted back in the Bay headed to...
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    07-03-2019, 10:22 PM
    Confirmation from Mulan that they retired due to battery not charging. Bummer as they were doing well. Remaining 11 boats moving along well.
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    07-03-2019, 09:08 PM
    No problem with two threads. I am keeping the other for RC updates, but as always we appreciate your color commentary.
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    07-03-2019, 09:02 PM
    Update: Daisen’s Den visually sighted back in the Bay headed home. Brian reports X-1 headed back, due in after midnight. Tracker shows...
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    07-03-2019, 07:55 PM
    Note that there is a separate SSS forum thread under 2019 LongPac with updates from the RC. The tracker can be found here:...
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    07-03-2019, 05:46 PM
    Just got word from Dura Mater that they have retired and are back in under the Gate. Wind was 15-20 and lumpy seas. They decided against sailing...
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    07-03-2019, 03:29 PM
    Just a note that the boats' tracker pings are not synchronized, so the tracker page is not a real-time view of the race status, but a general idea of...
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    07-03-2019, 03:24 PM
    The 2019 LongPac is off! 15 boats made the start line at 1400 this afternoon, beating into 20 kts wind in the slot and into 25+ kts offshore. It is...
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