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    Is Stillwater Cove viable as a an anchoring...

    Is Stillwater Cove viable as a an anchoring option? I have fond memories from back in the 80's.

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    Gosh Mike, you should consider entering Emerald...

    Gosh Mike, you should consider entering Emerald in the Half Moon Bay race. Peter Jones has sailed Emerald on so many SSS races that Emerald is trained to get to any of the destinations.

    I hope...
  3. Blue skies!! Thanks for the welcoming committe...

    Blue skies!!

    Thanks for the welcoming committe for arranging that.

    (in the fire impacted Sierra Mountains, I have only seen blue skies once in the last 4 weeks, or so).

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    See PM regarding item 1 on your list. Ants

    See PM regarding item 1 on your list.

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    I would imagine you are grinning now, considering...

    I would imagine you are grinning now, considering the windless, smoky purgatory of the last few days.

    Excellent effort. Special kudos on the determination.

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    For 130,000 euros, Saga could be yours. That is,...

    For 130,000 euros, Saga could be yours. That is, unless sleddog best you to the purchase and renamed the boat Wildflower.

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  7. 5778 Late 1950's Dolphin Cruise (16 foot) by...

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    Late 1950's Dolphin Cruise (16 foot) by West Coast Fiberglass with very early Volvo Penta I/O. I am a sucker for interesting projects and have too much storage space to get into trouble.
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    Tell Quanci you are still a racer when the gun...

    Tell Quanci you are still a racer when the gun goes off, even if there is a wind vane on your transom.

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    On the PT Watercraft webpage, I noticed that no...

    On the PT Watercraft webpage, I noticed that no more orders were being taken for the PT boats. Does anyone know if he has stopped making the kits, or his backlog of orders too large?

    The PT 11...
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    Thanks for the additional comments. It is always...

    Thanks for the additional comments. It is always nicer to read them directly rather than speculate.

    With regard to the contingency mast / sail holder, a mast step of some sort make mast raising...
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    All these preparations are pretty amazing and...

    All these preparations are pretty amazing and cover most contingencies. The puzzle to me is that I don't know Alan or his prior experience. Is there a history of ocean going problems that reinforce...
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    Bantering - it requires information that is not...

    Bantering - it requires information that is not posted on this forum. I have never seen Dura Mater's bilge, so I am at a disadvantage. But, who knows, bantering may be upcoming. In the meantime, I...
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    Getting the right color coordination in the bilge...

    Getting the right color coordination in the bilge is challenging. Do you mind if I send you a few waterproof connectors? The connectors get used throughout the Moore, but nothing electrical fits...
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    Olive B seems to be the first time I have seen a...

    Olive B seems to be the first time I have seen a commercial fishing boat with a full sailing setup (mast, mainsail and jib), not just a steadying sail.

    Olive B seems to be a sailboat reincarnated...
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    No doubt your experience will be different. The...

    No doubt your experience will be different.
    The insurance rider that covers the boat from one location to another is very good.

    Back in July / August 1990, Scoop was sailed south. No wind. Yup,...
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    Pat - I am sorry something set you off. The...

    Pat - I am sorry something set you off.

    The SSS is one of few organizations that are persistent enough to hold official races under changing rules. I am not racing, but from my perspective, a big...
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    I kicked over a shoebox full of photos. Some...

    I kicked over a shoebox full of photos.

    Some may be entertaining.

    For the background, I bought a Lightning Class sailboat in 1975 when I was living in NH. Racing skills were non-existent, but...
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    The selling point of the Avon Redcrest was...

    The selling point of the Avon Redcrest was durability. Sleddog confirmed that with his version.

    This photo shows my version near Santa Cruz Island in the late 1970's.
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    Piglet, as the...
  19. Thread: Chubby Girl

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    That's a nice photo and provides lots of details...

    That's a nice photo and provides lots of details on the boat setup. I wish Wilbur well in his passage.

    The Moore 24 will never seem small in comparison to Chubby Girl.

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    PM sent. Ants

    PM sent.

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  21. Why I sail singlehanded or double handed!

    The number of singlehanded or doublehanded entries is a topic of great interest. Why - is a good question? This topic will give an option for the sailors to post their thoughts.

    My overall...
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    Singlehanded sailing has been innovating for a...

    Singlehanded sailing has been innovating for a half century or longer. Mechanical (winches etc) and electromechanical (autopilots etc) have been constantly changing. The physical capabilities of...
  23. Thread: Surprise!

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    My model is a 19 inch version of the Lightning...

    My model is a 19 inch version of the Lightning sailboat I brought to CA when I moved in 1977. Racing SBRA out of the RYC was fun. I learned to like coffee after drinking Irish coffees after a cold ...
  24. Thread: Surprise!

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    To build an exquisite model, set your standards...

    To build an exquisite model, set your standards like Dan Newland when he made Pegasus in full scale as well as a model. Dan is highly talented, as the model shows.

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  25. Thread: Surprise!

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    Not a bad idea! 5670

    Not a bad idea!

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