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  1. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    In an odd coincidence, this past fall, before the...

    In an odd coincidence, this past fall, before the world turned inside out, I had a side gig running a small music series for the SF Parks Alliance on Friday evenings at the site of the old Andersen...
  2. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Jack London's Snark, subject of The Cruise of the...

    Jack London's Snark, subject of The Cruise of the Snark was built at Andersens
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    Actual Order is attached. Found the link here....

    Actual Order is attached.
    Found the link here.

    To Bob's question, the answer is no, not to the letter of the order.
    Emphasis added.

    2 Mandatory Quarantine. All persons entering the State...
  4. Thread: Domino's Story

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    Its a bit foggy 5 years later, but as near as I...

    Its a bit foggy 5 years later, but as near as I can recall;
    In the process of mucking about with the MPP controler, I had inadvertently switched the starter battery so that it was no longer isolated...
  5. Thread: Surprise!

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    I know the answer to this... See my write up for...

    I know the answer to this... See my write up for DOMINO's 2015 long pac for the how's of that.
    Bottom line; no lasting detectable effects on either the AGM starter battery or the Carbon Foam house...
  6. Thread: Hedgehog

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    100% in agreement to that. for consideration;...

    100% in agreement to that.
    for consideration; it's also possible for the OA to modify the rules to enshrine allowances and exceptions in the SI's, though the language and how to identify...
  7. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Thanks for the kind words and the vote of...

    Thanks for the kind words and the vote of confidence Bill, but that's simply not the way I roll.

    In the first place, it's hardly fair to my fellow competitors; secondly, the rule is there for very...
  8. Thread: Hedgehog

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    A lot of folks have been asking for updates on...

    A lot of folks have been asking for updates on Hedgehog after our unfortunate Corinthian race.
    Warning, the following pictures are not for the faint of heart!

    So, after getting Hedgehog back to...
  9. I agree that this should not devolve into a Us vs...

    I agree that this should not devolve into a Us vs Them discussion.

    While that was my original complaint; with a few days to decompress and a bit of emotional distance I'll walk that back a tiny...
  10. Thread: Seminars

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    Shipping Boats Home Documents and info

    Hi All -
    here are pertinent documents about shipping boats on trailers home from the last seminar;
    1. a pdf of my ppt presentation from the seminar
    2. a fact sheet from Larry Conkilin, which...
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    I strongly suspect that this phenomena of...

    I strongly suspect that this phenomena of "inspiration & learning by googling" is what led to Alan's former H Boat winding up abandoned on the beach in Capitola.


    DH
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    Clearing my throat... I'll keep this post to...

    Clearing my throat...
    I'll keep this post to mostly my version of what happened; at this point I really don't have the heart to debate the rest.

    But first - Thank you everyone here and in my...
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    My Suggestion is to reach out to Harmon directly;...

    My Suggestion is to reach out to Harmon directly;
    raceinfo@sfbaysss.org
    FWIW
    DH
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    What Alan and Wylieguy said... I suspect we were...

    What Alan and Wylieguy said... I suspect we were sandwiched /snookered into this date by the 2 Ocean races wanting an ebb start on the bookend weekends.
    DH
  15. Thread: Surprise!

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    Apart from the electromagnet (motor) in close...

    Apart from the electromagnet (motor) in close proximity to your compass? no.
    DH
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    A full EPIRB is required. SER 3.1.6 (circa 2018)...

    A full EPIRB is required.
    SER 3.1.6 (circa 2018)
    A boat shall carry a 406MHz EPIRB that is properly registered to the boat. This device shall have an internal GPS (for self-location) The MMSI...
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    As of late yesterday afternoon the 3ton hoist has...

    As of late yesterday afternoon the 3ton hoist has is operational again.

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    looking out my back door... they at least have...

    looking out my back door... they at least have the motor off and the boom lift for the CM tech.
    feeling kind of fortunate that I dawdled around on Saturday and let others break it, before i pulled...
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    The Net Tonnage the CG is looking for is not a...

    The Net Tonnage the CG is looking for is not a weight, but a volume calculation... generally speaking most vessels over 25-30' measure over 5 net tons so far as the USCG is concerned.
    DH
  20. Thread: Seminars

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    From the "NOR" above (post #57): STARTING...

    From the "NOR" above (post #57):

    STARTING TIMES AND SIGNALS
    The first Warning signal will be at 11:55 am.
    Thereafter, all classes will start at the following
    intervals, no flags will be used.
    ...
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    That is intentional. Either Cat 1 (Auto...

    That is intentional.
    Either Cat 1 (Auto Deployment) or Cat 2 (Manual) are accepted, as long as the unit meets the other requirements (406Mhz, Self-locating with internal GPS)
    DH
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    East of the GGB, eg in-the-bay - the 24" & 36"...

    East of the GGB, eg in-the-bay - the 24" & 36" models meet the 10 GPM requirement.
    DH
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  23. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    OK, I'll try... IIRC, it's usually the High...

    OK, I'll try...
    IIRC, it's usually the High Pressure that holds dust and other things in the atmosphere, so:
    #2 is true
    #5 for Red at BOTH morning and night;
    the origin of the phrase is #7 (red...
  24. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    You're memories are intact. From my memory of...

    You're memories are intact.
    From my memory of Jackie's video the actual device the good doctor used to vector in the CG was a radar-SART beacon... Slightly different from AIS SART beacon.
    Here's...
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    I'm a general proponent of the main first gybe,...

    I'm a general proponent of the main first gybe, with the caveat that you need to practice it and find what works in a variety of conditions and your boat.

    eg, on Domino with a shorter rig and...
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