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    Another example of SSS flexibility: The Skippers...

    Another example of SSS flexibility: The Skippers Meeting was held outside last night at the Encinal Yacht Club. In the dark. No food. $10 all the beer you could drink. No SSS RC representation in...
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    Greg, you are REALLY going to be missed on the...

    Greg, you are REALLY going to be missed on the water, and Nightmare's new skipper will have to step up his game to keep her moving as well as you did. I sure hope you come 'round to meetings and with...
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    hahaha I don't bake to reward. I bake to show my...

    hahaha I don't bake to reward. I bake to show my appreciation for assistance freely given: a lemon bread for shims, pound cake for life in appreciation for Engine by Dave, cherry pie for the loan of...
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    If there's no reward no one will play the game.

    If there's no reward no one will play the game.
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    Another nice SSS tradition. Thanks, Bob! 4690...

    Another nice SSS tradition. Thanks, Bob!

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    I'm avoiding work, too.
  6. Thread: Shtp 2020!

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    Let the preparations Begin

    Now that Green Buffalo has chimed in EIGHT TIMES, it must be time to start preparations for 2020. Here is a copy of the 2018 Seminars.

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    Given the rudder and autopilot issues of this year's...
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    It is good to see you back in the saddle, Dr...

    It is good to see you back in the saddle, Dr Mike! I hope your ribs are as healed as they can be since the Long Pac? You’ve got points to catch up on. Does it hurt to sheet in?
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    Thank you, Brad. I’m eating a chicken, walnut,...

    Thank you, Brad. I’m eating a chicken, walnut, feta and apple salad w a cafe latte instead. The alternative to free burger king purchased w coupons.

    I read in the newspaper that California’s...
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    I guess that means you’re not bringing me a...

    I guess that means you’re not bringing me a burger king to eat on DM in Benicia? Oh well, first they get the electric winches, then a “powerboat”. You look like a drug dealer.
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    Oh well. It’s worth the try, Jan. I notice that...

    Oh well. It’s worth the try, Jan. I notice that this year the anchor light reminder is at least in RED TYPE. I hope all those full crews remember to leave their lights on for Dura Mater. I’ve learned...
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    [QUOTE=sleddog;24054]Then was then. ] Well,...

    [QUOTE=sleddog;24054]Then was then. ]


    Well, this was a brilliant write-up, Skip. Last Thanksgiving or the one before that, I had the pleasure of eating leftover turkey fixins with you and...
  12. Thread: What I Saw

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    Stuck in the Mud

    Once Dura Mater and I had talked our way through the Little Potato Slough bridge opening we turned to port and tacked out of Lodi down the South Mokelumne River. Due west and the wind was on the...
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    So, kids, what date and location have you decided...

    So, kids, what date and location have you decided upon? This I gotta see.
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    Did Bill hand you the tiller? Because that's the...

    Did Bill hand you the tiller? Because that's the understanding. Sleddog aboard? Just give it up.

    Um, the wheel.
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    That looks like a bobsled run. Are you sure it’s...

    That looks like a bobsled run. Are you sure it’s a sail?
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    Drakes Bay 2019

    What is the finish time for Saturday? I recall a bit of a kerfuffle regarding the shortened finish from 23:59 to 2159 last year. Am I misremembering? Is that even a word?
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    4651 Hydraulics, AP installations, so much...

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    Hydraulics, AP installations, so much cerebral consideration poured into your boats. Hmmm. I have another hour and a half of daylight. Anchored out here in Steamboat Slough I’m wondering...
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    DM and I will be here at Dagmar’s Landing for...

    DM and I will be here at Dagmar’s Landing for another hour or so, then under the bridge and up to Steamboat Slough. Come on up for a drifter sail. Maybe you can drive here, get an Uber ride back to...
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    Even the “old and busted” one looks good to me....

    Even the “old and busted” one looks good to me. Shiny bronze=ooh pretty.
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    First of all, Scott, I have to say thank you for...

    First of all, Scott, I have to say thank you for the memories. It was always a pleasure to watch you sail your beautiful boat, even as you crushed most every competitor. I can think of half a dozen...
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    That's a pretty boat. What year?

    That's a pretty boat. What year?
  22. Thread: Sss raid

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    Here is the site I use for currents in the Delta:...

    Here is the site I use for currents in the Delta: https://deltaboating.com/tides/tidesj.html

    On July 31 I spent the night at Tower Park after sailing up the Potato Slough to Little Potato Slough,...
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    Of course I would be delighted to help again....

    Of course I would be delighted to help again. However, I have some caveats: my favorite parts were

    1. swimming out to the Sea Squirrel in that warm water under the stars in the middle of the...
  24. Thread: What I Saw

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    Discovery Bay: Part Four

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    Mike Cunningham loaned me a jerry can full of diesel, “just in case”, and at 7:56 am the next morning I untied from the dock at the Cunningham Yacht Club. I seemed to be the only person awake...
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    Isn't Whitall Stokes leaving soon for his RTW?...

    Isn't Whitall Stokes leaving soon for his RTW? His plan was to leave in November 2019. What's up, Ragnar? We'll want to follow you.
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