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    Most of the Officers do not regularly read the...

    Most of the Officers do not regularly read the forum. You should probably email them directly.
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    [QUOTE=mike cunningham;26017] No the upper...

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    No the upper bearing was up at the deck, set in just below where the base of the tiller was attached. So the upper and lower bearings (Jeffa roller bearings I...
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    My old boat was a wheel to tiller conversion, the...

    My old boat was a wheel to tiller conversion, the shaft tube top was barely above the waterline. The lower bearing is flooded. The solution was to make a sock out of neoprene that sealed at the...
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    I would say to not make a decision until one is...

    I would say to not make a decision until one is forced on you, by the government, or complete lack of airline flights, etc.
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    I suggest purchasing a backup and keep it below...

    I suggest purchasing a backup and keep it below in a dry container, in case the one on your person gets drenched or lost.
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    Fly a yellow flag to signal request for pratique....

    Fly a yellow flag to signal request for pratique.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pratique
  7. Race participants (and anyone really) are...

    Race participants (and anyone really) are encouraged to submit their own writeups, status updates, etc. and send to Jacky or Brian for inclusion on the new 2020 site.
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    The price of good OPSEC is eternal vigilance.

    The price of good OPSEC is eternal vigilance.
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    Can we have as a policy not to post outside links...

    Can we have as a policy not to post outside links that require a log in to some other service (FB, Google, etc.)?
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    I did a google, can you believe that Reid Stowe...

    I did a google, can you believe that Reid Stowe and 1000 Days at Sea was 10 years ago, in 2010? I feel old.
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    This is the most entertaining thread on the forum...

    This is the most entertaining thread on the forum in quite some time, no way it should be deleted.

    [edit] He will have so much fun over on Sailing Anarchy.

    [edit edit] Looks like he deleted...
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    I'm really sorry to hear about Dave's boat. ...

    I'm really sorry to hear about Dave's boat. Tragic. The year before I did the SHTP and subsequently sold my boat, I also gave up on the in-the-Bay races, they were just too hairy and nerve...
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    "After a time, you may find that having is not so...

    "After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical... but it is often true."

    -- Mr. Spock
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    Joshua Slocum went West, and I remember reading...

    Joshua Slocum went West, and I remember reading in his book that this was the hard way. Capt. Bligh of the Bounty tried to sail from England to Tahiti going West, spent a month trying to beat past...
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    Isn't a West circumnavigation doing it the hard...

    Isn't a West circumnavigation doing it the hard way?
  16. Thread: New Hawaii race

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    Hey trolls and anon accounts need love too.

    Hey trolls and anon accounts need love too.
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    A couple of links for those wishing to go down...

    A couple of links for those wishing to go down memory lane

    http://sfbaysss.org/shtp2018/history-of-the-race/

    https://www.sfbaysss.org/main/resources/#archival
  18. I ran stats one time, for the SSS Forum, and also...

    I ran stats one time, for the SSS Forum, and also on Sailing Anarchy, and something like 5% of users generate 80% of posts. I think this is a universal rule, there are always a lot more lurkers...
  19. Thanks, it is nice to have a laugh in the middle...

    Thanks, it is nice to have a laugh in the middle of the day.

    I'm on a mailing list because I once downloaded this paper: Hagin – Influence of a conservative sleep management strategy during a...
  20. The Maritime Soundscape and the Sailor as “Other”

    For some reason, I was alerted to this academic paper. It should be of interest to you fellow nautical history buffs. It is so funny I'm attracting attention at work by laughing so loudly.
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  21. Is the current board still as shown here? ...

    Is the current board still as shown here? https://www.sfbaysss.org/main/contact/

    The bylaws of the SSS set it up as a self-perpetuating oligarchy, much like the Catholic church. ...
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    Price?

    Price?
  23. Thread: Sss raid

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    Back when I had my Norseboat 17.5, I rowed it all...

    Back when I had my Norseboat 17.5, I rowed it all the way up from the mouth of the Petaluma River (Black Point ramp) up to the basin in downtown Petaluma, and then back all in one day. A very long...
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    I could buy it and then finish mine and then I...

    I could buy it and then finish mine and then I would have a his-and-hers set. If I had a 'her'.

    Seriously , it looks very nice. I visited Hanalei one time and was hosted by another Ulua...
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    I was visiting Idaho a few weeks ago and every...

    I was visiting Idaho a few weeks ago and every fourth car seemed to be towing a drift boat. Really made me want one.
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