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  1. Thread: Cruise Out 2020

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    Hey, you want new events, you need new prizes. ...

    Hey, you want new events, you need new prizes. You think we'll do this for nuthin'?

    Alan is proposing to build a whole boat just for this. And remember how much you had to pump that foot pump to...
  2. Thread: Cruise Out 2020

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    My little Achilles dinghy has only been out of...

    My little Achilles dinghy has only been out of its bag once since the 2008 SHTP. It still had genuine Hanalei Bay sand inside.

    Recently some people cleaned and tested it. Fortunately it wasn't...
  3. Thread: What I Saw

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    I'm still trying to get a handle on this whole...

    I'm still trying to get a handle on this whole provisioning thing. Did the Diesel Power Plus go in your coffee?

    Okay, so I'll tell you MY story about using a chart to get into a harbor after...
  4. Thread: Cruise Out 2020

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    Despite a bad memory of approaching the Brazos...

    Despite a bad memory of approaching the Brazos Drawbridge, Surprise! is in. (Hi Chris!)
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    FYI, the PHRF meeting minutes are available...

    FYI, the PHRF meeting minutes are available online. Here's the committee's recent decision regarding Eight Ball:

    OWNER NAME / BOAT NAME / CLASS/MODEL
    Scott Easom / 8-Ball / J 100 MOD

    Boat is...
  6. Thread: What I Saw

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    Mr. Hedgehog and I observed FUGU coming back into...

    Mr. Hedgehog and I observed FUGU coming back into the dock very slowly yesterday afternoon.

    And yes, I think gold lettering on light-coloured fuzzy covers would look good - not too much contrast...
  7. Thread: What I Saw

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    Sorry to crash Jackie's other thread but I don't...

    Sorry to crash Jackie's other thread but I don't know where else to put this.

    The boat on the right looks vaguely familiar...

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    https://www.sfbaysss.org/forum/showthread.php?2076...

    https://www.sfbaysss.org/forum/showthread.php?2076-Around-the-World-from-West-coast&p=21268#post21268

    Best wishes to a determined sailor!
  9. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    I wouldn't try that ruse if you're within earshot...

    I wouldn't try that ruse if you're within earshot of DM. I was always careful about that with Rags.
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  10. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    ...and Sherwood Schwartz. Glad you're safe and...

    ...and Sherwood Schwartz. Glad you're safe and we look forward to "the tale of your fateful trip."
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  11. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    As of 1800, Dura Mater was tied up in a slip in...

    As of 1800, Dura Mater was tied up in a slip in the Santa Barbara harbor's high rent district. They probably came aboard and dropped a dye tablet in her Porta-Potty.

    Hopefully we'll get an update...
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    Do you want me to check about coming into my home...

    Do you want me to check about coming into my home town (Benicia)? The slips wouldn't be free and we'd have to go find our own dinner, but there should be some options.
  13. Since this is a non-SSS event I moved it over...

    Since this is a non-SSS event I moved it over here. But sign up - it sounds like fun!
  14. Every once in a while, the rule "just follow...

    Every once in a while, the rule "just follow Gordie" doesn't work. It worked initially going into Baker Beach - Gordie gained a lot each time he went in there - but once we rounded Land's End the...
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    I sent Dave Morris (in the hat up above) an...

    I sent Dave Morris (in the hat up above) an e-mail asking if there are any changes from what he said at the last meeting. Will post here when I get a reply.
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    Are you looking at this? (From the NWS) "A...

    Are you looking at this? (From the NWS) "A large long-period swell will arrive tonight and continue through Friday. Forerunners of 18 to 20 seconds are possible today before the larger northwest...
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    I sent Tom a note a few minutes ago. Standing...

    I sent Tom a note a few minutes ago. Standing by...

    Update: Tom says the Zoom meeting didn't get scheduled as intended. I suggested he update us here with any changes to the race.
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    Did anyone receive a Zoom invitation for...

    Did anyone receive a Zoom invitation for tonight's Skippers' Meeting? It's in 15 minutes.
  19. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    I just checked in after finishing this last tax...

    I just checked in after finishing this last tax return, and it appears Jackie is prepared to start to commence to begin her ascent.

    She knows there's a live webcam on the club's roof, so no need...
  20. Thread: Sailing Tomorrow

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    Dense fog the whole way - it didn't sound like...

    Dense fog the whole way - it didn't sound like she was enjoying herself. Yesterday evening she was entering some new GPS waypoints.

    AFAIK the big house on the hill is closed.
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    9/26 has the slack before ebb at start time. ...

    9/26 has the slack before ebb at start time. 10/3 has the slack before FLOOD at 0900. After last year's debacle getting out the Gate, I agree with 9/26.

    But we'll miss you guys.
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    You gave him my lemon things? That's worth more...

    You gave him my lemon things? That's worth more than his fee.

    But thanks - he's earning them today.
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    My diver called at 0830, hoping I'd pull the plug...

    My diver called at 0830, hoping I'd pull the plug so he wouldn't have to clean the hull. His compressor draws in the ambient air.

    I did. I'll see you guys in Vallejo, if we're all still here.
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    The consensus in the skippers' meeting was to...

    The consensus in the skippers' meeting was to leave it up to the skippers to drop out of they don't like how it looks or how they're feeling.
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    If the HMBYC isn't serving dinner on Saturday...

    If the HMBYC isn't serving dinner on Saturday night and we can't gather for awards, etc. what are skippers planning to do? Does anyone know anything about our options down there?
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