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    I'm working from home and it's just not that...

    I'm working from home and it's just not that busy. Also, now I have more weekends free. Joan wants to go hiking a lot, which is good but I still have time to make "boat stuff". In light of that, I'm...
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    Looking really good, Greg! 70 miles / 3.5...

    Looking really good, Greg!

    70 miles / 3.5 knots = 20 hours

    You could row for 3.5 hours, rest or pull up on a beach and stretch/walk for 30 minutes, and repeat that 4x
    After the last one, pull...
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    This is what I've been doing, but my hockey puck...

    This is what I've been doing, but my hockey puck GPS software creates a separate COM port that Open CPN doesn't "see". This little laptop also has LINUX on it, I might try that, instead.
  4. Thread: Piper Blog

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    I FINALLY updated the blog.

    I FINALLY updated the blog.
  5. I immediately volunteered to work on a committee...

    I immediately volunteered to work on a committee about this problem, but have not heard back. I know we can't meet, now but that doesn't mean we can't make some progress on the issue. Anyway, it's...
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    No, 9:30 AM from Central Bay. it's a 5-6 hours...

    No, 9:30 AM from Central Bay. it's a 5-6 hours sail up from Redwood City.
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    It WOULD be good to know if the race is going to...

    It WOULD be good to know if the race is going to be cancelled, or made "singlehanded-only", ASAP.

    I would show up for a "rabbit-start", all-singlehanded..."take-your-own-time".. uhhh......
  8. Thread: Piper Blog

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    Long overdue update....Alpha has a matching...

    Long overdue update....Alpha has a matching cockpit cover, sewed by me out of teal green Ottertex, a PVC-infused outdoor polyester. That went on the boat in November. The inside of the hull has been...
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    Now I'm working from home, as Stanford has sent...

    Now I'm working from home, as Stanford has sent everybody but "essential services" home. It's really quiet, I can work for two hours, then do something else for an hour or two...work for an hour,...
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    The rain has brought progress...the last...

    The rain has brought progress...the last steps.... on the companionway cover to a halt. I think I'm going to bring it inside tonight and put it in front of a little space heater to dry out.

    The...
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    Good on ya, Philippe!

    Good on ya, Philippe!
  12. Thread: Hedgehog

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    " If we don't follow the rules and use protests...

    " If we don't follow the rules and use protests to enforce them, it would be chaos out there. "

    Two thumbs up to that.
    Maybe I should have protested the boat that went inside the Pt. Blunt buoy.
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    Bold added by me.... Dan, I would hope that...

    Bold added by me....

    Dan, I would hope that sailors who participate in our events have the foresight to see a dangerous situation developing, irregardless of "racing rules" and take steps to avoid...
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    It was this that bothered me so much.... "It...

    It was this that bothered me so much....

    "It was a ‘local distance race’ counter for the new class scoring format, so it drew out those vying for every high score then can get their hands on ..."...
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    That, right there, seems to be powerful incentive...

    That, right there, seems to be powerful incentive to me to just disallow SSS races from being used for season-counters in OD classes. If a Class wants to have a couple of shorthanded races, they can...
  16. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Going back in the thread a bit, I was really...

    Going back in the thread a bit, I was really pleased to see the photo of Duke Kahanamoku and Amelia Earhart. Thanks for sharing that!
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    This morning, the bonding on the hatch cover and...

    This morning, the bonding on the hatch cover and the flanges is solid as a rock, so I don't think I'll bother glassing the inside. I'll just sand down some of the PL100 "sags", finish the epoxy/wood...
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    Farallones Sail-Around May 30th.

    Caveat #1. THIS IS NOT A SANCTIONED SSS EVENT

    What it is, is me and a couple of boats from the Sequoia YC doing a jaunt around the rocks.

    Saturday May 30th
    Low Tide is at 5:47 AM
    High Tide...
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    I cannot sing the praises of PL Premium, enough....

    I cannot sing the praises of PL Premium, enough.

    http://www.loctite-consumer.com.au/en/products/construction-adhesives/PLPremium.html

    The stuff sets up way faster than epoxy. I won't touch an...
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    Hey, thanks SSS forum admin, for changing the...

    Hey, thanks SSS forum admin, for changing the name of the thread!
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    I plan to make Jan Alkema's "RHM" Rudder Head...

    I plan to make Jan Alkema's "RHM" Rudder Head Mount pendulum oar, which you can read about, here:

    http://www.windautopilot.de/docs/alkema/RHM-USD.pdf

    I'll combine that with his "USD" UpSide...
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    I think I'm turning this into the Getting Ready...

    I think I'm turning this into the Getting Ready for SHTP 2022 thread.

    The rudder blade got a coat of paint, and the cassette, as well, this weekend. The blade got the last of my West Marine...
  23. THANK YOU to all who have ramped up the 2020 SHTP...

    THANK YOU to all who have ramped up the 2020 SHTP website. Thank you very much....
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    Pelagic Autopilot

    Control head, "black box", deck plug and tiller-actuator. $200

    Maybe you'll have better luck with it than I did.
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    ..and tether!

    ..and tether!
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