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  1. Thread: Surprise!

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    Very nice installation! I love Blue Sea's stuff....

    Very nice installation! I love Blue Sea's stuff. Not as much as Harken's stuff, but it's close.
  2. Giving them the benefit of the doubt, maybe they...

    Giving them the benefit of the doubt, maybe they chose areas where they could develop shorthanded racing, figuring we already have it going here.

    The forced shorthanded racing caused by the...
  3. Thread: Surprise!

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    With the refinished cabin sole coming next week,...

    With the refinished cabin sole coming next week, it seemed like a good time to clean the bilge.

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  4. Thread: Hedgehog

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    You certainly went to extremes to put the rest of...

    You certainly went to extremes to put the rest of us on hold while you got it repaired.

    Congratulations!
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    Brian, since this forum isn't it for some reason,...

    Brian, since this forum isn't it for some reason, what is the preferred means of communication between the SHTP Race Chair and the racers (and hopefuls)?
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  6. Thread: Surprise!

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    This is what I'm talking about. They're going to...

    This is what I'm talking about. They're going to try to save this big piece - we'll see how it fits on Friday and then they'll apply the new coatings. The ugly piece by the galley was in better...
  7. Thread: Surprise!

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    If you weren't Up-the-Delta somewhere on your...

    If you weren't Up-the-Delta somewhere on your perfect boat, you would know that we have a new resident on E-dock. (Yes, I'm changing the subject.)

    None other than Dazzler (the second, but without...
  8. Thread: Surprise!

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    Indeed she is. And I am jealous of your voltage...

    Indeed she is. And I am jealous of your voltage chart.

    My curiosity was piqued because the voltage display on your USB receptacle doesn't look like a real voltage display. Do you have a pic of...
  9. Thread: Surprise!

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    "Bespoke" because it was perhaps the only...

    "Bespoke" because it was perhaps the only electrical system that was designed around improving the boat's in-the-water trim.

    DM's new battery monitor and compass look simply divine! But wait. To...
  10. Thread: Surprise!

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    I confess: Early-on I experimented with the...

    I confess: Early-on I experimented with the concept of covering it over:

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    Thanks Tom. You took on the job of Race Chair at...

    Thanks Tom. You took on the job of Race Chair at an "interesting" time.

    Round-the-Rocks starts in the Bay from a committee boat. Hard for R/C crew to stay six feet apart on a boat, and...
  12. Thread: Surprise!

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    Thanks. She's a really nice boat but she has no...

    Thanks. She's a really nice boat but she has no sole.

    At least not at the moment.

    Two words: Stimulus check.
  13. Thread: Surprise!

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    UNCLE! After botching up one piece and seeing...

    UNCLE!

    After botching up one piece and seeing bad wood and delam in a couple others, today I turned the project over to a pro.
  14. Thread: Surprise!

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    Yes, get a rug. Cover it all up before this...

    Yes, get a rug. Cover it all up before this project happens to you:

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  15. Thread: Surprise!

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    I'm making progress with the cabin sole. Fits...

    I'm making progress with the cabin sole. Fits and starts - the first board took as long to sand as all the others (in the photo) combined.

    The dark finish is all removed and I'm looking at clean,...
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    We've always called it a sea hood. Googling it...

    We've always called it a sea hood. Googling it confirms such.
  17. Thread: New Boat 4 Tchoup

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    Yes, exactly this. Port roundings into a...

    Yes, exactly this. Port roundings into a bear-away set. Most OD classes have rules about when the sprit can be extended and how quickly it must be retracted. There's not much time and you need to...
  18. Thread: Surprise!

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    It's been a couple of weeks. I could write about...

    It's been a couple of weeks. I could write about replacing the missing spindle sleeve in one of the mainsheet winches, or replacing the inoperative engine room light, or getting a bunch of meter...
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    Thanks for the document link, Bob W. Since I'm...

    Thanks for the document link, Bob W. Since I'm poking the bear anyway, I'll suggest it would be easy to appeal any fine they levied for not having a permit, based on the circular references and...
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    PSSA's Bishop Rock had six starters and Begg Rock...

    PSSA's Bishop Rock had six starters and Begg Rock had nine. Yesterday's Santa Barbara Island race had six starters. With fewer than ten boats they didn't need a permit, if the CG rules down there...
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    Just trying to help, Alan.

    Just trying to help, Alan.
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    I don't know what the SHTP requires. IMO it...

    I don't know what the SHTP requires. IMO it depends if you're getting ready for one two-week race to Hawaii, or you're planning to race the boat for awhile. When racing on the Bay, I like to see...
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    Before you mount it, can you plug it in and move...

    Before you mount it, can you plug it in and move a hand-bearing compass around it just to see?
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    I think someone did, yesterday. But I'll keep my...

    I think someone did, yesterday. But I'll keep my ear to the ground if you like.

    Despite it's condition, this was one of the most frequently-sailed boats at RYC.
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    Chuck Warren just donated Antipodiste to the RYC...

    Chuck Warren just donated Antipodiste to the RYC Foundation. Pretty sure it has a Navik on the stern...
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