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    Jackie, Does your PFD have a hood? If you are...

    Jackie, Does your PFD have a hood? If you are in the water, you're pretty immobile. Not only are the front airbags tight and difficult to reach around, the wind and wave action will turn you so...
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    Another "Lurline" for the Hawaiian trade and...

    Another "Lurline" for the Hawaiian trade and another "Lurline" in the long Matson tradition.
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    The Santa Rosa Sailing Club's Estuary Adventure...

    The Santa Rosa Sailing Club's Estuary Adventure Sail (aka "Assault on Alameda") is scheduled for Saturday. Put in at the public launch ramp at the foot of Grand Avenue around 10:00. Sail down...
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    Jackie, Now that you're a certified boat...

    Jackie, Now that you're a certified boat electrician (you do have a new certificate to frame and put with all your degrees and other honors, don't you), here's a suggestion. That wonky wire with...
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    Jackie, I'm a big fan of direct wiring the 25...

    Jackie, I'm a big fan of direct wiring the 25 watt VHF to the battery. Of course using appropriate fuses in both the + and - wiring (6 amp). Keep the wires as short as possible. Use the proper...
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    Growing up on a farm in Oregon, the "Salvage...

    Growing up on a farm in Oregon, the "Salvage Chief" (after "Little Toot" became too childish) fascinated me. Front page stories of heroic deeds. Too bad she's now a museum ship in Astoria. The...
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    For years while the SSS was headquartered in...

    For years while the SSS was headquartered in Marin, there was a storage unit just across the Richmond Bridge. It made sense since the membership meetings were held in the old Oakland YC so a stop in...
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    I, too, have my 1989 Farallones Mug, which I use...

    I, too, have my 1989 Farallones Mug, which I use frequently. I finally tracked Ants down in 1985 to get signed up for the SSS - it took almost a year. I believe he was working at an East Bay bank. ...
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    This is changing the topic from photos (very...

    This is changing the topic from photos (very nice!) to protests (not so very nice!). I see two SSS boats have been tossed out of the Round the Rocks. Since the SSS stopped constituting its own...
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    Sled, Thanks. Our daughter lives on Granite...

    Sled, Thanks. Our daughter lives on Granite Creek Road and we'll be down that way sometime soon, I hope. I just discovered I have a hole in my right eye's 79 year old retina, along with a very...
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    You know where I stand on Wyliecat 30s. I think...

    You know where I stand on Wyliecat 30s. I think it's a great boat for single/doublehanding and its been successful sailing OYRA/SSS races and the Hawaii Races. The problem, as I see it, is/was the...
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    I've owned, and survived, a 1963 VW van, in high...

    I've owned, and survived, a 1963 VW van, in high winds so I know it's a contender, but we also had several large U-Cal-I-Peedus (as we used to say when I was kid up in Oregon) trees on the property...
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    Sled & Others, I've been involved one way or...

    Sled & Others, I've been involved one way or another with the Richmond Long Wharf issue since 9-11. Does anyone remember the Coast Guard inflatable with the 50 caliber machine gun mounted warning...
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    I 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Jan's question! I really...

    I 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Jan's question! I really want to do the SSS Farallones Race AND the OYRA Jr Waterhouse. So here's my thanks for considering. Pat B.
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    Jackie, You, and other SSSers, are most welcome. ...

    Jackie, You, and other SSSers, are most welcome. My place on the SRSC Wall of Shame was even worse when I graduated to a Laser. Now 170# and the kids didn't seem to gain any weight.
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    Back to the thread. My first boat was a plywood...

    Back to the thread. My first boat was a plywood "Melody." A 10-foot version of an El Toro - complete with bench seats! I raced on Santa Rosa lakes with the Santa Rosa Sailing Club - and was...
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    I think we're hijacking Sled's channel, but...

    I think we're hijacking Sled's channel, but here's another. The Santa Rosa Sailing Club is planning an Estuary Sail on Saturday, June 15. Put in at the Grand Ave. launch ramp about 9:30, lunch at...
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    CHICO is in the San Rafael Marina. I sailed on...

    CHICO is in the San Rafael Marina. I sailed on CHICO some in the 1980s; she was berthed a few berths down from my Newport 30.4075
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    Stan Glaros has been sailing his ID35 "Zsa Zsa"...

    Stan Glaros has been sailing his ID35 "Zsa Zsa" in local ocean races for years. Might check with him? With no direct experience with the boat other than observing it in numerous OYRA/SSS/BAMA....
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    I mostly pick the wrong way. It sometimes works.

    I mostly pick the wrong way. It sometimes works.
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    I think a lot of us got Linda's message; YRA's...

    I think a lot of us got Linda's message; YRA's working hard at getting things back up. Remember the "good old days" when you waited for the postman to deliver your paper PHRF Certificate dot your...
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    You would be wise to book a flight to Seattle...

    You would be wise to book a flight to Seattle today! Dan and Linda are first class + folks, first class + sailors, and Dan is about the best boat builder in the world. The boat is so "one of a kind"...
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    CAT'S MEEOW is my kind of boat! Who needs more...

    CAT'S MEEOW is my kind of boat! Who needs more than 1 sail?
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