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    It is but I wasn't there so I wouldn't tell it...

    It is but I wasn't there so I wouldn't tell it right. I remember he proved that an outboard motor is not a good emergency rudder (by itself) and he got towed in by some friendly coast guard folks. ...
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    I look forward to watching your voyage, I hope...

    I look forward to watching your voyage, I hope you'll share the tracker with us all.

    I have been impressed by your belt-and-suspenders-and-a-spare-sailtie approach. I was wondering if you have...
  3. We sold our Laser 28 Firebolt a couple of years...

    We sold our Laser 28 Firebolt a couple of years ago because the boys spent so much time sailing dinghies (RYC juniors plus high school program at EYC) we didn't use it enough-- and when they had a...
  4. Thread: Surprise!

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    I think LEDs pull about 25mA but there could be...

    I think LEDs pull about 25mA but there could be more to the ACRs. Depending on where the current sensor is could the aft battery be charging the fwd bank or something? If their voltage was different...
  5. Anyone looking for a garmin inreach? I have an...

    Anyone looking for a garmin inreach? I have an explorer+ I bought new for the 2017 baja haha and haven't used since.
    In great shape and holds a charge well. You can send text messages and your...
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    I've been enjoying the progress! I have never...

    I've been enjoying the progress! I have never been on a boat with a windvane and only vaguely understand the mechanics and was also wondering if it is a trim tab. I went back to look for the paper,...
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    If you open "device manager" in windows 7 it will...

    If you open "device manager" in windows 7 it will list the com ports and numbers for hardware and USB devices. The easiest way to find it is to click on the start button and type "device manager"...
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    The raft-up looked good! (I was cruising with my...

    The raft-up looked good! (I was cruising with my family at TIYC on the Boston Whaler- we circumnavigated TI and had Clam Chowder after)

    Sunny when we got there around 11. Breezy when we left...
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    Thanks Bob, I would like to try the #4 but no...

    Thanks Bob, I would like to try the #4 but no rush, it will be a little while before I get the furler installed. I've been going through the old sail pile in my garage, the original tuff-luff had...
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    So I just got a used furler and am trying to...

    So I just got a used furler and am trying to check for the loose screws before installing it, but I can't quite figure out the picture. Is this a mkIV furler?
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    A little googling shows that the 93B is a NPN...

    A little googling shows that the 93B is a NPN while the 94B is a PNP darlington transistor. An H-Bridge circuit would make sense for the motor driver and this circuit takes 2 NPN and 2 PNP very...
  12. Nice work David, it looks great. Now if there...

    Nice work David, it looks great.

    Now if there was only a place here to get a daily mermaid picture, my favorite has gone dry.
  13. This is copied from:...

    This is copied from: http://offshore.ussailing.org/ (but it is blog style so may drift down the page)
    The spreadsheet link is this: http://offshore.ussailing.org/AssetFactory.aspx?did=19079
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    Well I will add that I was happily surprised. I...

    Well I will add that I was happily surprised. I have to work on the original date and now I can go. I'm happy the races get run either way, thanks race committee for your work.
  15. Really great results. Do you know how...

    Really great results. Do you know how directional the antenna you have is (how accurately do you have to aim it)? Did you have to aim it at the boat you were communicating with or just in the...
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    Great story, nice recovery! Are there any...

    Great story, nice recovery! Are there any pictures around of your emergency rudder setup?
  17. I think this and the jibeset post-race upload...

    I think this and the jibeset post-race upload have value for racers and committees, but it seems most people don't bother.

    How about a separate trophy award for "fastest uploaded track" division...
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    It's just a web page. I promise I didn't write...

    It's just a web page. I promise I didn't write any harmful code. Please let me know what you think.
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    3BF Fiascometer countdown

    http://www.holdentechnology.com/gotometer/3BF_2013.html

    If you want you can try my smartphone app for the 3BF start. It is a web page so it should work on any phone without installation.

    It...
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    I entered fake data for now with a comment in the...

    I entered fake data for now with a comment in the comments section that hopefully will explain. I'll email Jackie too. Looking forward to sailing under the GG bridge solo. Now I have to find a...
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    This is great for the epirb-less like myself. I...

    This is great for the epirb-less like myself. I would like to sign up for this but the registration form requires the PLB info. Is this a mistake or is the beacon required for this race?
    -Mike...
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    It is just html/javascript and you should be able...

    It is just html/javascript and you should be able to save it to your device and load it locally if you don't have a data conection on the water. The only thing that won't work is the google ad. Your...
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    On that note, I took the tuff-luff off my boat...

    On that note, I took the tuff-luff off my boat and if anyone wants it let me know. From a laser 28 with a forestay length of 32.5 ft. The foil is a bit shorter than that. I have all the hardware...
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    Very nice! Thanks Larry! -Mike

    Very nice! Thanks Larry!
    -Mike
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    smartphone navigation for SSS

    Hi,

    I have been playing with some html code that uses the GPS on your smartphone and does basic navigation calculations.

    I've got the corinthian route set up so you can find the marks just by...
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