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    Great job Bob on first leading the race and then...

    Great job Bob on first leading the race and then dealing with the autopilot and sleep issues. I hope this means you will be sailing to Hanalei Bay next summer.
  2. Thread: Shtp 2020!

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    So true. All of us "weirdos" may not fully...

    So true. All of us "weirdos" may not fully understand why we spend so much time and money (and risk) for this race - we just know that we have to do it because it's there.
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    We were all nuts, some of us just got lucky.

    We were all nuts, some of us just got lucky.
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    That absolutely counts. I was thinking of just...

    That absolutely counts. I was thinking of just flying over to Kauai next year to shake everyones hand and pat them on the back. I know that doesn't count - unless maybe I go out on the Sea Squirrel...
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    I stand corrected. Oh well, you can still be the...

    I stand corrected. Oh well, you can still be the second but then you would probably have to sail all the way to New Zealand to cross the "whole ocean". I think the SHTP is fine just the way it is. ...
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    Hi Mike, I think your idea is super and I have...

    Hi Mike, I think your idea is super and I have already made some additions to the initial set of survey questions you sent.

    Bill
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    Gee Carliane, that does put you in a very select...

    Gee Carliane, that does put you in a very select group. And the way I see it, in two years you could be the only female in the history of the world to have done it twice.

    Bill
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    I had nothing better to do last night so I dug a...

    I had nothing better to do last night so I dug a little deeper into the spreadsheet of the SHTP results through 2018 that David Nabors recently updated. In the 40 year history of the race 224...
  9. Thread: What I Saw

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    Thanks so much Jackie. Kind of makes you wish...

    Thanks so much Jackie. Kind of makes you wish you were still there in that "other" world.

    DolfinBill
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    Look'in good Skip. Patty

    Look'in good Skip.

    Patty
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    Gee, and I felt so smart learning how to use...

    Gee, and I felt so smart learning how to use Bluetooth with the InReach so I could type on a keyboard rather than "hunt and peck".
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    I would never want to question anything DH says...

    I would never want to question anything DH says but my DeLorme inReach does email as well as text. They both have the same 160 character limit.
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    Welcome home John (or at least close to it) -...

    Welcome home John (or at least close to it) - what an adventure. Hope the haul-out shows not too serious damage to your rudder. Wish I could have been there to meet and dine with you at Denny's, a...
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    I used Winlink to send and receive emails and had...

    I used Winlink to send and receive emails and had no problem with metered bandwidth (whatever that is)
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    Mike, You are just too funny - and a very good...

    Mike, You are just too funny - and a very good sailor. And the only logic to me leaving the same day you did was that was the day Patty flied home.
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    David, Just sent the xls file to your email...

    David, Just sent the xls file to your email address.
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    David, Don't know how to get the xls file to you....

    David, Don't know how to get the xls file to you. Sent you a PM asking for an email address.

    dolfinbill
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    "Tracker Details" seems like a good place to post...

    "Tracker Details" seems like a good place to post this. Jacqueline was giving Dolfin the "doggy handshake" pretty much all the way across until pulling ahead at the end. I could see Mike on AIS the...
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    Thanks for the clarification Skip. I've heard...

    Thanks for the clarification Skip. I've heard you refer to "southerly surges" and now I have a better idea what they are (and I don't think I like them).
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    Skip, thanks for the update again. What worries...

    Skip, thanks for the update again. What worries me (there's always something) is the cut-off low that appears Saturday night and moves west, maybe faster than we do. It would be sad for anyone to...
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    Thanks for the update Skip, and for reducing (but...

    Thanks for the update Skip, and for reducing (but not eliminating) the influence of tropicals on our path. Now if you can just keep the wind in the range of oh maybe 18-25kts most of the way this...
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    Boy, all I can say is "what a circus"! Good for...

    Boy, all I can say is "what a circus"! Good for Jackie pitching in to help.
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    Dinner at Quinn's Lighthouse

    Carliane passed her Ham Radio License exam yesterday and wants to celebrate. I'm meeting her tonight at Quinn's Lighthouse at 7pm and if anyone else can join us that would be great.

    Bill Meanley...
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    Geez Skip, you're just full of good news. ...

    Geez Skip, you're just full of good news. RIMPAC, containers falling off ships in our path, now the first (and maybe second behind it) hurricane already. Hope we at least get decent weather to...
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    So we're sitting here all comfy having just...

    So we're sitting here all comfy having just arrived at our guest slip at Marina Village. We spent last night anchored in Aquatic Park after coming up from Half Moon Bay. The view of the beach and...
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