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  1. Thread: What I Saw

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    Ants Uiga and his friend Jim Mullarkey came by...

    Ants Uiga and his friend Jim Mullarkey came by for breakfast this morning in Oakland. Ants came up with the idea of the Three Bridge Fiasco back in 1980, when he was SSS Race Chair. He said that...
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    She at least deserves her own thread.

    She at least deserves her own thread.
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    That is terrific news, Chad. But why is your post...

    That is terrific news, Chad. But why is your post in the For Sale thread? And where will your boat's new home be?
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    The Singlehanded Sailing Society seems to find...

    The Singlehanded Sailing Society seems to find itself at a crossroads. I hope the current SSS board will be able to navigate its way through the issues facing it with regard to the...
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    You tease. Maybe the CBC.

    You tease. Maybe the CBC.
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    There are definitely worse places to drown your...

    There are definitely worse places to drown your sorrows

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    I will admit that when Dura Mater and I...

    I will admit that when Dura Mater and I motorsailed out of the Richmond Yacht Club harbor there wasn't much wind. And it was overcast. And drizzling. But I was optimistic. Then we unfurled the killer...
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    Oh, sure. Gin up an answer after everybody else...

    Oh, sure. Gin up an answer after everybody else has guessed the alternatives and you think you’ve won this test of sailing technology? Get my granola? That’s low hanging fruit, Mr Hedgehog. Just...
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    Friday is shaping up to be the day for a sail...

    Friday is shaping up to be the day for a sail over to Angel Island for a hike. As per its website, the Angel Island grill is serving food (and lattes) to-go only. Ebbing through Raccoon Strait until...
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    I can't believe I'm grocery shopping with the...

    I can't believe I'm grocery shopping with the alarm set on my phone, but that's how it is when you are part of a sailing culture run by a lunatic called Cat Whisperer.

    In case I'm stuck in my red...
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    Not meaning to underestimate the gorgeous little...

    Not meaning to underestimate the gorgeous little boat’s own self steering, tacking or tactical abilities, I say “1” because I’ve run out of Fanny’s cafe granola aboard DM.
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    Two blade. 210 phrf. Bob's old racing sail....

    Two blade. 210 phrf. Bob's old racing sail. Biscotti. That's all I got to offer. It's better this way. My season standings would have suffered had you accepted.
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    As a privileged peachie-colored woman, I am...

    As a privileged peachie-colored woman, I am registered for the Corinthian. You are welcome to sail as my crew, and I will even let you drive a bit. I know you prefer those big fast boats, but sailing...
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    Not to worry. As long as there is rum for the mai...

    Not to worry. As long as there is rum for the mai tais we’re ready in Hanalei Bay. I’ve had these paper umbrellas since 2019.

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    Singlehanded Berkeley midwins today on the Circle

    Singlehanded Berkeley midwins today on the Circle
  16. That's too true, Alan. But Synthia doesn't barge...

    That's too true, Alan. But Synthia doesn't barge the start. She doesn't have to. And she's very sensitive about the way she hightails it into the future ... and beyond. With a smile over her shoulder...
  17. Whoa! Slow fat Dura Mater in the same race as...

    Whoa! Slow fat Dura Mater in the same race as Shadow? In the same Raccoon Strait as Shadow? I looked it up: " [Extreme 40s] have a top speed of about 40 knots (74 km/h; 46 mph) and can sail at about...
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    What a relief! There will be a mothership.

    What a relief! There will be a mothership.
  19. That explains alot, because I’m pretty sure I won...

    That explains alot, because I’m pretty sure I won that last race.
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    Petroka, Captain of the Sea Squirrel: Continuing...

    Petroka, Captain of the Sea Squirrel: Continuing to striking fear into the hearts of sailors everywhere

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  21. Thread: 2021 seminars

    by Philpott
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    2021 seminars

    ​The Kahuna wants to move things forward, so here is a list of the seminars that were presented for SHTP 2020.

    “Some day, and that day may never come …” the SHTP 2021 may even have its own site...
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    Given the nature of the crowd that participates...

    Given the nature of the crowd that participates in the R2AK, that bathtub race up there in the Pacific Northwest seems par for the course. But I must say that I am not as skeptical as you regarding...
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    A bronze tub! Sigh! Now that is my idea of...

    A bronze tub! Sigh! Now that is my idea of heaven: a hot bath aboard a moving sailboat. Since I get seasick, would I get doubly sick, d'you think?
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    It's never too late to come back to RYC, Brian. E...

    It's never too late to come back to RYC, Brian. E Dock/Singlehanded Row is waiting for you.
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    Okay, play it close to the vest until the results...

    Okay, play it close to the vest until the results are out if you want, but here's my take on the day: I had a terrific time. Plenty of food and besides, Dura Mater and I finished! This was our fourth...
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