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    SHTP 7/1-2 distance made good

    Here's performance data for the 7/1 -> 2 position reports.

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    That's most handy!

    That's most handy!
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    Performance data for June 30 - July 1 run. 6588

    Performance data for June 30 - July 1 run.

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    Performance data for June 29-30 run. Northern...

    Performance data for June 29-30 run. Northern Star's numbers are out of whack due to missing 6/29 position data.

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    SHTP 6/30 - 7/1 distance made good

    I've assembled a spreadsheet that accepts position reports (boat, date/time, lat, lon) and produces distance/speed run/made good. Given that the trackers are not sending data at convenient 24 hour...
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    Hi Greg - you're doing a great job of trying to...

    Hi Greg - you're doing a great job of trying to keep the web site up and running, you and I have played on it together a small bit. I would hope the rest of the club could bring on someone to run...
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    Hi Cliff - thanks for the pointer, that worked. ...

    Hi Cliff - thanks for the pointer, that worked. Odd to think of the web in terms of 'pages' that need to be advanced to see the entirety of the race's main site, that's not how web sites are...
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    Hi Jackie - Well, the SSS Forum is hardly the...

    Hi Jackie -

    Well, the SSS Forum is hardly the official anything about the race - and there's little information about the race on the race's page. So it's a bit tough as an outsider to work up...
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    Is that by chance the Freya 39 Arctic Wulf? At...

    Is that by chance the Freya 39 Arctic Wulf? At anchor at Pillar Point I met up with a fellow that stopped by on his standup paddle board to ask after Beetle's H-frame that supports the wind...
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    I'm a big fan of international orange, but I...

    I'm a big fan of international orange, but I would respectfully suggest that Hot Pink on black would be exciting! (Could also use Violent Green on black - but Hot Pink is harder on the eyeballs).
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  11. Thread: Surprise!

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    Wow - I can't believe we built the boat 24 years...

    Wow - I can't believe we built the boat 24 years ago. I'm glad the beast has held up!

    - rob
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    Hi Andy - Dan Benjamin on his Olson 30 White...

    Hi Andy -

    Dan Benjamin on his Olson 30 White Knuckles used this on his boat. I believe he did not try and cross the tiller lines leading to the mast, instead he would push the stick in the...
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    The best way that worked for me to do a...

    The best way that worked for me to do a loose-luffed headsail change onto a foil is to hoist the new jib inside the flying jib, tack, and drop the old jib inside the new jib. The flying headsail...
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    Hi Alan - that sucks, I'm sorry to hear that -...

    Hi Alan -

    that sucks, I'm sorry to hear that - particularly after all the energy you've put into getting ready. Hopefully the issue is something that can be worked through and you're back out on...
  15. Thread: Shtp 2021

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    Send a note over to Brian Boschma, he's the SSS...

    Send a note over to Brian Boschma, he's the SSS 2021 TransPac chair:
    transpac@sfbaysss.org

    he's also on the forum as brianb:
    https://www.sfbaysss.org/forum/member.php?11-brianb

    - rob/beetle
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    And my email to webmaster@sfbaysss.org bounced. ...

    And my email to webmaster@sfbaysss.org bounced. Something is not set up correctly, either the SSS Contact page is incorrect or internally the SSS site is not correctly handing incoming email to that...
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    Request sent to the SSS webmaster to make that...

    Request sent to the SSS webmaster to make that update. I do not know if any of my login information is still valid, and even if I could login I certainly wouldn't go into the forum and do anything...
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    OK - I feel better now: the hook on the red...

    OK - I feel better now: the hook on the red background has nothing to do with Bob's question regarding the entry list Jackie has been maintaining. I something of a literalist and don't spend time...
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    That still doesn't help. I can see the white...

    That still doesn't help. I can see the white hook, but how does having that hook on a red (faux-leather?) background answer Bob's query as regards red letters on Jacquie's list?

    Confused...

    -...
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    The white hook on red background completely...

    The white hook on red background completely escapes me - clearly I am too inbred :) All I can think of is the Soviet hammer & sickle, which doesn't make sense in this context.

    Red markings meant...
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    So what was the decision of Race Committee as...

    So what was the decision of Race Committee as regards holding (or delaying) the SSS TransPac in 2021?

    - rob/beetle
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    Ask Sal's Inflatables about how folks do that. I believe you're correct about not putting the raft on an airplane due to the pressurized gas cylinder.

    I would not want to be ferrying back someone...
  23. Thread: Shtp 2021

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    Hi Bob - In 2018 I offered to help Carlianne...

    Hi Bob -

    In 2018 I offered to help Carlianne with the website, she accepted - she sent to me all the known credentials for the web host, web server, the web site, and the forum. I performed a...
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    The weather has been fairly pleasant here in...

    The weather has been fairly pleasant here in Oxnad to Catalina area, somewhat chilly in the morning with good sun, either not much wind or the Santa Ana winds are blowing hard. Wednesday...
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    Hi Talon - In my experience the boats racing...

    Hi Talon -

    In my experience the boats racing to Hawaii are in no position to go racing the 2-3 weeks prior TransPac start as you don't want to break anything; there's very little time remaining to...
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