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  1. Thread: Racers' logs

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    I see some notes were just added in the "news"...

    I see some notes were just added in the "news" link -- thanks!
  2. Thread: Racers' logs

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    Racers' logs

    Will messages from the racers be posted in the "news" section of the SHTP website?

    The Yellowbrick tracking is great, but the best part of following the race has always been reading the personal...
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    Great advice from everyone. I'd only add: 1....

    Great advice from everyone. I'd only add:

    1. be flexible, go where the wind goes. 7 or 8 years ago, the 3BF was my first race ever, and I went into it with a plan: counter clockwise, YBI first....
  4. Thread: Need a New Boat

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    I'm in the same boat, so to speak. Haven't been...

    I'm in the same boat, so to speak. Haven't been in the market for a long time, but have been very intrigued by the Express 27's. They don't come up for sale often, but do turn up on the Express 27...
  5. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Boat US

    Sounds familiar to me! When I got Horizon a few years ago, I looked first at Boat US for insurance. I was told, "It's a 30 year old boat!", and that was about the end of the conversation.

    Got a...
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    Fyi, Navik has been sold. (Sorry if this turns...

    Fyi, Navik has been sold.

    (Sorry if this turns out to be a duplicate -- thought I posted this earlier today!)

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    Another Navik windvane for sale

    I just took the Navik windvane off my Islander 28, just wasn't using it. I'd like to get $100 for it -- cheap because (a) I don't really have anywhere to store it, and (b) it's a bit stiff from...
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    Does anyone know if Frank Dinsmore is still...

    Does anyone know if Frank Dinsmore is still around? I think he's the only one who's done the race with an Islander 28; I've wondered if he'd recommend it.
    (I do note that he traded up to an Olson 30...
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    There's a chartlet for this on the SSS Racing...

    There's a chartlet for this on the SSS Racing page:

    http://www.sfbaysss.org/2010/PDF/Yerba%20Buena%20Restricted%20area%20chartlet.pdf

    Hth,
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    i28 Horizon
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    I want to add my thanks to those expressed by...

    I want to add my thanks to those expressed by other racers for the great job the race committee did in coordinating all this chaos, and also to those who submitted photos. The one of Horizon taken...
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    You've heard from the fast boats; here's the view...

    You've heard from the fast boats; here's the view from the slow end of the fleet:

    Same start, Pat described it well. "Horizon" drifted over the line about half an hour after her official start...
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    What kind of phone do you have? (Please tell me...

    What kind of phone do you have? (Please tell me it's an iPhone!) Mine is a Motorola Razr with Verizon.

    Thanks,
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    Cell phones offshore

    I took a cell phone with me to the Farallones on Saturday. I figured if I was out of radio range when it was time to call in position reports, I might be able to use that. I also wanted to call my...
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    Terrific information, Richard -- thank you! ...

    Terrific information, Richard -- thank you!

    I'll be keeping my PLB in one pocket and the handheld VHF in the other.

    Bill Merrick's post following Monday's meeting concerning requirements for...
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    3bf results pdf broken?

    Is anyone else able to download and view the latest 3bf results page?

    https://event-manager.compete-at.com/Manager/event/results.do?eid=666

    I can't view it, either with Safari or Firefox;...
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    Poll: Sorry for the cranky post, Max. I muddled through...

    Sorry for the cranky post, Max. I muddled through it, and I think I'm registered for the race now. Still need a new PHRF certificate, and, of course, to renew my SSS membership.

    A couple of things...
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    Poll: online registration

    I'm actually pretty unhappy with the new online registration system. I received 3 emails this morning from passport.compete-at saying my registration is incomplete. And it's amazing how much...
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    I, for one, haven't been able to use the online...

    I, for one, haven't been able to use the online registration forms.

    I'm using Mac OS X 10.5 ("Leopard"), and that OS does have trouble with some PDF files. I can view them, but I can't edit them....
  19. Thread: Halfmoon Bay Race

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    Dinner in HMB

    Thom,

    The race entry form says, "Please enclose $25 per dinner with this entry form". I just sent mine in, with a check for dinner.

    I'm sure we'll get it all straightened out, but you'll...
  20. Thread: Desk Racers

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    I think everyone's too busy looking at the...

    I think everyone's too busy looking at the incredibly cool Google app and reading the logs to post to, or maybe even to read, the forums.

    My hat is way, way off to the "web dude", and anyone else...
  21. Thread: Surveyors?

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    Surveyors?

    Would anyone be willing/able to recommend a good surveyor in Alameda?

    The last time I had a survey done, I picked someone out from an online list of certified surveyors -- it was like picking a...
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