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    The colors of the 110's here at IYC are fun, and...

    The colors of the 110's here at IYC are fun, and I've only seen a portion of fleet, as many remain under full boat cover. Jackie take note: I see the following boat hull colors: red, bright (all...
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    Sleddog readies the bow of SMART SHOES, Int. 110...

    Sleddog readies the bow of SMART SHOES, Int. 110 #695, in prep for Nationals on Tomales Bay beginning Tuesday, August 9,

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    Surprised the keel stayed on as long as it did! ...

    Surprised the keel stayed on as long as it did! As is obvious from the missing appendage, this little ship should never have gone to sea. The fellow is lucky he survived and rescue was close at...
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    Congratulations to you and thank you DAZZLER for...

    Congratulations to you and thank you DAZZLER for noticing the plant of a Red Herring which INTERMISSION took hook, line, and sinker. One can no longer win Macapuno with a single-finger mouseover. ...
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    Sorry, INTERMISSION, #5 is not correct. Somebody...

    Sorry, INTERMISSION, #5 is not correct. Somebody else will have to win the Macapuno. I pray it is not Philpott, cause I already owe her big time, and she does not hesitate stopping at CBC enroute...
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    7579 What is this? 1) CBC (Capitola Boat...

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    What is this? 1) CBC (Capitola Boat Club.) 2) Roy Disney's castle near Cork, Ireland 3) Steward Kett castle near Watsonville/Sunset Beach, CA 4) Castle at Seabright Beach, Santa Cruz...
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    Some may know my affinity for Cal-40's: Our...

    Some may know my affinity for Cal-40's: Our family owned #24, HOLIDAY TOO, which we raced as a family. In 1967 we won the Honolulu (Transpac) and the Congressional Cup in '68. HOLIDAY TOO is now...
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    On Saturday's 3rd Race, SMART SHOES, close hauled...

    On Saturday's 3rd Race, SMART SHOES, close hauled on starboard collided with GUNSMOKE on port. I did not see them until they began to cross our bow, about a length ahead. Quickly eased the main,...
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    The 110 Class District Champs after 2 days and 5...

    The 110 Class District Champs after 2 days and 5 races are Bren Meyer/Eric Menzel on their red LADYBUG, #300 in this short, excellent video. Congrats to them being consistently in the front of the...
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    7565 Today on Tomales Bay, 110 District 56...

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    Today on Tomales Bay, 110 District 56 Championships. Thanks to Michael Sporer for the photo of SMART SHOES, #695, taken from the trap with daughter Emma driving OREMUS, 110 #004
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    Sleddog currently resident in Tomales for the 110...

    Sleddog currently resident in Tomales for the 110 District 56 Championships, leading to the Nationals next month at IYC.

    Congrats to SURPRISE, Rebecca, Synbad, Mark, and crew for their class win...
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    We have a winner! Good one, Todd. In early...

    We have a winner! Good one, Todd.

    In early July, 2008, Eric Thomas and a nameless co-driver, trailered Eric's O-30 SNOWBALL in a mad dash from Eric's home in Duluth, MN to Alameda to rig and...
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    Though I can't vouch for absolute accuracy, there...

    Though I can't vouch for absolute accuracy, there are now or will be 15 Singlehanded Transpac vets in or around the Kaneohe Yacht Club pool. What a stinkin' mess. Except for Margie, and Cliff Shaw...
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    Some have asked what was an IOR (International...

    Some have asked what was an IOR (International Offshore Rule) design. Here is 39' iMP going strong this summer in Cork, Ireland after being one of the best all around IOR designs ever...a bigger...
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    Cool that we get to hear a little history about...

    Cool that we get to hear a little history about Ant's grandfather Joosep! A little more history: iMP, along with MERLIN and WINDWARD PASSAGE, was one of the three iconic and legendary race boats of...
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    Bingo, Tom! Before Walter Beck and his Martec...

    Bingo, Tom! Before Walter Beck and his Martec company came out with folding props for the masses in ~1964, boats with auxiliaries were much slower under sail, up to 15%, dragging their solid props. ...
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    You didn't win anything with the extra credit...

    You didn't win anything with the extra credit without answering the CHARAL trivia. PS, Though I am the caretaker and Howard is the Port Captain, CBC is not my house and is open to members and...
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    Leave it to Philpott to win extra credit by...

    Leave it to Philpott to win extra credit by guessing correctly that George Washington cut down the cherry tree, but Martha invented peach icecream and credited her husband...However, with DAZZLER,...
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    OK, Hotshots. Attached are 3 photos of the new...

    OK, Hotshots. Attached are 3 photos of the new IMOCA scow bow CHARAL. Look closely, what on this other worldy boat was designed and first used to good effect 60 years ago? No, not the bow,...
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    5th anniversary yesterday of my ocean paddling...

    5th anniversary yesterday of my ocean paddling friend who was capsized and thrown from his kayak 1/4 mile off Steamer Lane by a "Bruce." Steve had the presence of mind to call for assistance on his...
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    In the 13 tons of trash recently removed from...

    In the 13 tons of trash recently removed from Lake Tahoe by scuba teams were 127 anchors. I've only lost one, that to a '56 Chevy we hooked with the SC-70 MIRAGE off Avila Pier while doing a delivery...
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    While on the subject of Philpott winning more...

    While on the subject of Philpott winning more Macapuno icecream with her answer of RUFLESS starring in Top Gun Maverick, we will segue to the the US Naval Academy at Annapolis which has an...
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    Help us understand. You were tensioning and...

    Help us understand. You were tensioning and ultimately shortening the backstay twice with the shrouds "very loose to limp?" Yikes. Then you cut the backstay off again because it was super slack,...
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    This answer is of course correct but incomplete. ...

    This answer is of course correct but incomplete. At least one other crew, Alyosha Strum-Palerm, from R2K winner TEAM PURE and WILD is aboard BLUE in the ongoing Pac Cup. Prizes will be withheld...
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    Disregarding the first and last short days, your...

    Disregarding the first and last short days, your Moore-24 MAS! averaged 201 miles on her record passage of winning the Pac Cup overall. Speaking for the Forum, we stand in awe of this...
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