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  1. Thread: What I Saw

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    This photo should really be in a "What I Saw on...

    This photo should really be in a "What I Saw on Facebook" thread 'cause I didn't see it with my own peepers. Anyway...

    For those of us who've been wearing jackets all Summer at RYC this could be...
  2. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    Silver Eagle registrations are now open.

    Silver Eagle registrations are now open.
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    They apparently decided to come in at a more...

    They apparently decided to come in at a more leisurely place. Perhaps they have less fuel than they thought?
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    At 1014 Jibeset had him 199nm out, galloping...

    At 1014 Jibeset had him 199nm out, galloping along at eight knots. Max flood tomorrow (Pt. Diablo) is at 1245. He has fuel so even if the wind drops he'll have the hammer down.

    Under the Gate by...
  5. Thread: Surprise!

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    This is not exciting but we're here at the...

    This is not exciting but we're here at the moment...

    It's been well over two years since we originally posted about not blowing up Surprise! while cooking, propane monitors and the like. I'm...
  6. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    This, dear reader, is the operative word. I...

    This, dear reader, is the operative word.

    I mostly trust Larry - he used to send me Burger King coupons before Mel asked him to stop. But Philpott? To use the vernacular of the day, "not so...
  7. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I normally do a little snooping around before...

    I normally do a little snooping around before trying to answer one of Sled's trivia quizzes but I won't this time - I'll guess all of the above.

    Pyewacket (the sailboat) conveniently omitted the...
  8. Thread: Surprise!

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    rand24us: Searching threads, I see that the AE38...

    rand24us: Searching threads, I see that the AE38 is (at least) the second Schumacher-designed boat you've owned. It's a bit larger than the last one you posted about!

    I'd enjoy connecting with...
  9. Thread: Other Races

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    Singlehanders are gentle persons, even when...

    Singlehanders are gentle persons, even when doublehanding. It's those full-crew guys that always manhandle the helm.
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  10. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    Surprise!'s new avatar is courtesy of Dura Mater,...

    Surprise!'s new avatar is courtesy of Dura Mater, because both boats went sailing yesterday.

    Thanks Philpott!
  11. Thread: Other Races

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    How about this one?...

    How about this one? https://jibeset.net/show.php?RR=EYC_T005128958&DOC=nr&TYP=pdf
  12. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    Is anyone else sailing tomorrow (Saturday)? I'm...

    Is anyone else sailing tomorrow (Saturday)? I'm taking Surprise! out late morning for the balance of the day.
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    Why were you reluctant to request a local PHRF...

    Why were you reluctant to request a local PHRF rating, using your own funds like the rest of us do?

    Anyway, in years past Condor has raced with two certificates - one for full crew and another for...
  14. Thread: Surprise!

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    (Edited to add my response to Skip.) In my...

    (Edited to add my response to Skip.) In my current laid-back, less competitive mindset I'm wanting a more hospitable boat, with flatware and stuff. It's common for one or more of my E-dock mates to...
  15. Thread: Surprise!

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    To refrigerate, or not to refrigerate: that is...

    To refrigerate, or not to refrigerate: that is the question:
    Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
    The slings and arrows of melting ice,
    Or to take arms against spoiling provisions,
    And by...
  16. Thread: In Hanalei Bay

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    I almost listed Rags with a broker in Honolulu. ...

    I almost listed Rags with a broker in Honolulu. A month later I thought she was the most wonderful boat in the world.

    Falk just needs a little time for the amnesia to set in.
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  17. Thread: In Hanalei Bay

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    Watching on the webcam at 12:12 PDT. Hula just...

    Watching on the webcam at 12:12 PDT. Hula just came into view with spinnaker flying.

    Who is the dark-hulled sailboat leading Hula into the bay?

    (And which client should I charge this time to? ...
  18. Thread: In Hanalei Bay

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    What's it Like?

    Here's part of Ronnie's post from the 2010 Log:

    It's over. I'm in Kauai after completing my first Singlehanded Transpac. Was it worth it? Yes. Was it everything I thought it would be? No. it was...
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    What I started thinking about at 500-600 nm out. ...

    What I started thinking about at 500-600 nm out. Sadly, now closed in Hanalei.

    You can still get 'em but you have to go to (as Rob T called it) Kapa'a-a-a-a-a.

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  20. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Like Olson 30 booms, and sometimes Westsail 32...

    Like Olson 30 booms, and sometimes Westsail 32 booms?

    Indeed, hence the "pretty much."
  21. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    By the end of the weekend it should be the...

    By the end of the weekend it should be the typical 15 knots DDW for everyone. But the race for FTF and maybe overall is pretty much over.

    SDK, I watch cartoons on mine.
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    Over on Faceplant, Will posted that he's already...

    Over on Faceplant, Will posted that he's already taken two hot showers. Maybe three by now.
  23. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Regarding Yellow Brick, I recall the club getting...

    Regarding Yellow Brick, I recall the club getting an additional $7,200 bill from YB after a SHTP. Not expected and definitely not in the budget!

    If every boat used the same device it would be...
  24. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I'm wondering if he's going with 3Di Endurance or...

    I'm wondering if he's going with 3Di Endurance or one of the regular flavors of sails. And are those powered winches?

    She's a beauty!
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    You. Rock. Greg. I hope you can sail with us...

    You. Rock. Greg.

    I hope you can sail with us on Saturday.
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