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  1. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I'm gonna take Transpac '77 as a WAG. ...

    I'm gonna take Transpac '77 as a WAG.
    Interesting that PD VI was DSQ'd while "on-course" for the Whitbread, the keel not being grandfathered in with the rule change to ban depleted uranium.
  2. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Narrowing it down almost takes the fun out......

    Narrowing it down almost takes the fun out...
    Late to the party though I am -
    Ants Bought AKKA, and though I have no direct evidence, I would assume the Fray Bentos exchange to be true.......
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    Hi Ants - There are no published criteria,...

    Hi Ants -
    There are no published criteria, though the RC does reserve the right to reject entries it deems unsafe or inappropriately prepared.

    The primary decision rests with the skipper and...
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    SHTP 2023 Registration OPEN

    ~13 months out, yes.
    Too early to commit? maybe.

    But for those that are ready - Registration is now officially open for the 2023 Single Handed Trans-Pacific Yacht race!

    DH
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    Lucy - I am sad to read this, and sorry to be...

    Lucy - I am sad to read this, and sorry to be late conveying my deepest condolences.
    Please add me to the list of folks who'd like to mark Ben's passing, when appropriate.

    DH
  6. Thread: Documents Posted

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    For Clarity, I've posted Amendment 1 to the SER's...

    For Clarity, I've posted Amendment 1 to the SER's with the correct link and title for the Safety at Sea training requirement.
    Apologies for the broken links as US Sailing revamps their web portals
    ...
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    It's been a moment - Without fanfare, and a bit...

    It's been a moment -
    Without fanfare, and a bit behind my ideal timeline - 2023 Race Documents including SER, & RRC are posted to Jibeset...
    now, onward to a proper website and seminars!
    DH
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    a knot meter is a knot meter, eg a instrument for...

    a knot meter is a knot meter, eg a instrument for measuring speed through the water.
    It is there as a requirement so that (amongst other things) the skipper has 1/2 of the means to maintain a dead...
  9. Thread: Documents Posted

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    As of sometime last night LongPac 2022 is open...

    As of sometime last night LongPac 2022 is open for entree
    DH
  10. Thread: Documents Posted

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    Thanks Grace & Greg - updated NOR (v1.1) is now...

    Thanks Grace & Greg -
    updated NOR (v1.1) is now posted with the corrections.

    DH
  11. Thread: Documents Posted

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    Documents Posted

    Just a brief note that documents are posted to Jibeset as of this morning:
    NOR
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    Comm Plan

    Please Leave comments, critiques, and errata on this thread.

    SI's will come later, as is normal....
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    with a bit of consultation between BB and myself,...

    with a bit of consultation between BB and myself, I hope to have a full set of docs up (minus SI's which will come a bit later) before tonight is out.
    DH
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    Thanks Bob - That is indeed the priority. Here...

    Thanks Bob - That is indeed the priority.
    Here is what both sets will say. NOTE, that whichever option one chooses, you will need to have a contingency plan for head foil damage.
    FWIW, I like your...
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    Thanks Bob for backfilling once again. First, I...

    Thanks Bob for backfilling once again.
    First, I apparently didn't step back in time, so apparently Brian & I are co-charing the LP... SMH :0
    Second - re the whisker pole length, its my contention...
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    Welcome -From the RC

    After several months pause - It's about time to break cover on this, and start planning for 2023.

    If you're planning on Sailing to Hanalei in the 2023 Single Handed Transpacific Yacht Race you're...
  16. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I am so hoping this goes through... DH Jan 22,...

    I am so hoping this goes through... DH Jan 22, 2022
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    I've done one qualifier in September (2020 for...

    I've done one qualifier in September (2020 for 2021), one in May (for 2014) and one Long Pac 2015... all started out light to moderate (epically light for the LongPac) and all ended with in 20-25...
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    Thanks for the updates Sled & Bob - In due...

    Thanks for the updates Sled & Bob -
    In due course, version 2.3 of the NOR, with formatting adjusted, should post shortly.
    There will be an "official release", with suitable fanfare shortly.

    As...
  19. Thread: Shtp 2021

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    Hi Mountain, not to speak for the RC, but... ...

    Hi Mountain,
    not to speak for the RC, but...

    I think where you want to look is in the com plan, but I don't see that posted yet.
    I also agree that 15.2 as posted is at best ambiguous. It may be...
  20. Thread: No Autopilot?

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    So, style counts more than proper sail trim?......

    So, style counts more than proper sail trim?... this photo's now a classic, but it's always bugged me looking at the 15+ degrees of weather helm.
  21. Thread: Shtp 2021

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    I believe there is a 1930 skippers meeting for...

    I believe there is a 1930 skippers meeting for this weekends Round the Rocks race, but not for the SHTP.
    DH
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    Thank you for hearing us, I'm looking forward to...

    Thank you for hearing us, I'm looking forward to the weekend!
    :D
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    Matson Shipping Info - 3/19/2021

    All -
    I heard back from Matson and here is what I know as of right now 03/19/2021

    Rates -
    $80/measured Ton; 1 measured ton= 40 Cubic Feet
    The Cubic tonnage Measurement consists of:

    the...
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    I think, but do not know, that there are some...

    I think, but do not know, that there are some medium ugly island politics involved with the how & why the KSA, which used to be the Junior program for Nawiliwili YC now is a separate entity and...
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