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  1. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Today during race 4 for the Sir Thomas Lipton...

    Today during race 4 for the Sir Thomas Lipton Challenge Trophy, Sequoia Yacht Club stuck their J/22's mast into the bottom of the Berkeley Circle. Instead of getting Lipton tea, they got Sanka...
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    The dialog on E-dock today: "How are you?"...

    The dialog on E-dock today:
    "How are you?"
    "Frustrated."
    "You too? My reefing line is too short."
    "My batteries are flat."
  3. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    When my mother graduated from Oakland High my...

    When my mother graduated from Oakland High my grandparents gave her a cruise to Honolulu. It was aboard the Lurline. Mom kept one of the menus, which I have stored away somewhere.

    If I haven't...
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    I may have to forgo the bath on this trip. At...

    I may have to forgo the bath on this trip. At certain angles the hot water sloshes over the edge of the tub.
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    From Psychology Today: "So what does the color...

    From Psychology Today:

    "So what does the color mean?

    Black: People who choose black as their favorite color are often artistic and sensitive. While these people aren't introverts, they are...
  6. Thread: Globe 40

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    That sounds well thought-out - I like the...

    That sounds well thought-out - I like the structure. I hope they get the entries to make it happen.
  7. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    At 1820 SUAD is 16 miles ahead of SLAG. Pear...

    At 1820 SUAD is 16 miles ahead of SLAG.

    Pear Shaped Racing just finished and won the steak knives.
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    I know someone who allegedly owns a Lido 14. ...

    I know someone who allegedly owns a Lido 14. It's under a tree or something.
  9. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    A comparison of the Figaro II (SUAD) and the...

    A comparison of the Figaro II (SUAD) and the Melges 32 (SLAG):

    The Figaro (in stock config) is 6,724# vs. 3,988# for the Melges. The Melges has a much larger kite but it's asymmetrical - a...
  10. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    Yes, this is the bfka Velvet Hammer (or Hamster,...

    Yes, this is the bfka Velvet Hammer (or Hamster, or other less post-able names). Now back to SECRET SQUIRREL, which was its name for most of its life, it's the black Schock 40 that for years sat...
  11. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    SUAD was three knots faster than SLAG at the last...

    SUAD was three knots faster than SLAG at the last update - go Envolee!
  12. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    Zero productivity here (I did get your message)....

    Zero productivity here (I did get your message).

    I'm mostly interested in the race between SUAD (Nathalie and crew) and SLAG. Envolee has been going two knots faster and is to leeward where they...
  13. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    The lights are out because they're all at the...

    The lights are out because they're all at the Racer Party, down the street and around the corner at the Presbyterian church:

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    These are SAILORS after all!

    "7pm dinner is $35 for...
  14. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    My aren't you staying in the fancy digs! You...

    My aren't you staying in the fancy digs! You should sleep in one of the kayaks to get the full-orbed experience of it all.

    Say hey to Nat, for all of us couch potatoes and working stiffs.
  15. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    That's team BACKWARDS AF. Team FUNKY DORY is...

    That's team BACKWARDS AF. Team FUNKY DORY is just around the corner - they'll be the last ones in before the cutoff.

    The tracker says team OLD FART is on shore again, 4 miles away. Maybe his...
  16. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    Come on OLD FART - enough with the beauty sleep. ...

    Come on OLD FART - enough with the beauty sleep. The competition is half way across the strait!

    Update: Only 4 miles to go but down to 1.3 knots - that's not enough to make the 1700 cutoff. Go...
  17. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    Meantime my sentimental favorite, OLD FART IN A...

    Meantime my sentimental favorite, OLD FART IN A WINDSTORM, is around Point Wilson and is making 2.3 knots, like a boss.
  18. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    This is awesome. The only thing that would make...

    This is awesome. The only thing that would make it better would be having Philpott aboard one of the boats. Maybe next time?

    My AyeTides app shows the end of the ebb in Victoria is around 1000. ...
  19. Thread: Surprise!

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    "Honey, what's in that big truck outside?" "It's...

    "Honey, what's in that big truck outside?" "It's just a spar Dear."

    Big thanks to Jonathan, who took a break from his DDR prep to help carry it up to the truck without spearing someone. And to...
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    Oh - you're a brave man.

    Oh - you're a brave man.
  21. Thread: Surprise!

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    Thanks Ants. Our vehicular inventory consists...

    Thanks Ants.

    Our vehicular inventory consists of two Insights and a Prius, no tow vehicles. But it's a tough little carbon-fiber spar. I think it can survive the trip in a truck.
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    Here's a set of targets from Ragtime!. These...

    Here's a set of targets from Ragtime!. These were pulled from the US Sailing Performance Pack for a J 92, which assumed a boat sailed full-crew in OD configuration (155% LP genoa, 92 s/m kite). ...
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    Good info from Dave. Although only six of the...

    Good info from Dave.

    Although only six of the AE38 yawls (and two sloops) were built, US Sailing happened to have a measured ORR certificate for it. I provided this certificate to NCPHRF and I'm...
  24. Thread: What I Saw

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    At the request of the author, the Polar...

    At the request of the author, the Polar Expedition thread has been moved to Shorthanded Sailing.

    Let the expeditions continue!
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    I've not heard of "scaling" polars that way so I...

    I've not heard of "scaling" polars that way so I don't know if it works. Perhaps an e-mail to Bob Perry would be fruitful.

    Your diagram above has the targets in it: The little boats that are...
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