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  1. Thread: Surprise!

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    Bob, I really like and a bit envious of this...

    Bob, I really like and a bit envious of this thread. We have such similar tastes and directions. you are doing it while I just take from your done to make my list to do. Thanks for sharing.
  2. Thanks Bob for the help. I am so sorry I missed...

    Thanks Bob for the help. I am so sorry I missed her celebration of her life and had a chance to be her friend. Family, life and work got away from me during that time.

    As you will see in the...
  3. Help researching Diane Beeston, photographer

    I am seeking help researching Diane Beeston and others from people who may guide me.

    I have begun preproduction on a large, encompassing and most likely international documentary on our age of...
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    Thanks! Thats was me and my boat Lively Lady,...

    Thanks! Thats was me and my boat Lively Lady, coming back from a nice raft up with great friends, some good wine, and great food. ) Anyway - it was quite hot in the estuary and i sucked the...
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    Good question. In my opinion... This are several...

    Good question. In my opinion... This are several labels tied to the evolution of modern sailboat design focusing on roughly on the mid 60s to late 80s/90s —the IOR decades and beyond. It was the...
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    IOR & MORC event in SF?

    It may not be completely SSS but maybe it would be something you might be interested in participating in.

    I know i rarely post here and have been rather busy running other sailing programs and...
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    We had a great regatta. A photo finish for sure....

    We had a great regatta. A photo finish for sure. One second difference as we counted in the time on SYC Mercury.

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    That Oughtred is fine. What was most...

    That Oughtred is fine.


    What was most interesting about Mull was his ability to take the the numerous authoritive sources, theories and rules of thumb of boat design and reverse engineer them...
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    Gary Mull talk at Strictly Sail

    Thanks to Bruce Sinclair of Vallejo - there was a nice small gathering with some special folks who knew, worked, sailed with, respected and truly admired Gary Mull. A few Mull desgned boat boat...
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    Tell me more about the 1978 Transpac

    Where do i find out more about the 1978 SSS Transpac, as i am looking for some great stories, photographs and some oral histories. I am exploring doing a sailing documentary on this 1st race (I am a...
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    Up to Wednesday night we were going to have 2...

    Up to Wednesday night we were going to have 2 boats sail the TBF. I have been suffering with a loud productive chest cold for 3 weeks which has meant sleeping on the sofa instead of the bed with my...
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    Me too. Early next year would be super. Time to...

    Me too. Early next year would be super. Time to hear, learn and plan.
  15. I plan on keeping her at the Aeolian Yacht Club....

    I plan on keeping her at the Aeolian Yacht Club. We are about to undergo a dredging cycle starting in a few weeks. You are welcome to see her. I imagine the next few weeks will be dirty work as I...
  16. Well we're are back! Winds were from the south at...

    Well we're are back! Winds were from the south at 5 knot the entire trip. It was one of those slow slugs down which was good for me, Andy and the 45 year old boat. We had a high marine layer and...
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    Did a sea trial on last Sunday. What a boat! I...

    Did a sea trial on last Sunday. What a boat! I shouldn't have trouble to bringing her home. I have 2 decent headsails which I picked up from Pineapple plus a old 3/4oz spinnaker which luckily fits...
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    Once i get this mull together - I am going to...

    Once i get this mull together - I am going to have the Aeolian challenge the Vallejo yacht club's Pretty Penny for the Larry Knight cup. They forgot it belongs back in Alameda at the Aeolian. If we...
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    Bob, you are always so encouraging. Pretty Penny...

    Bob, you are always so encouraging. Pretty Penny has a fine dedicated skipper who really loves his boat. Maybe Bruce will let me lift PP's skirt for a peak - that would help me figure how to get my...
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    2 boats - hard choices

    I posted and then edited a question about coming down the coast from Bodega to Alameda. it wasnt quite direct as maybe a few of you will understand. This post really was a question of making choices...
  21. Sailing out of Bodega Bay back to Alameda

    So is it really as simple as I want to believe that I go out of the harbor, go out 5 miles and hang a left down the coast to the SF shipping channel or is there a trick to riding the currents of...
  22. I'm installing a self furling catheter, getting...

    I'm installing a self furling catheter, getting blue pills, putting air in my bike tires, dubbed off a p90x DVDs and using google maps to locate my own swim platform. who knew one needed so much to...
  23. Great points. I like the better package kind of...

    Great points. I like the better package kind of approach, beginning with cycling and cardio.

    Yet I am confused of your set up... does the catheter require a separate holding tank or can you use an...
  24. Got any fitness and strengthening techniques?

    Have any suggestions on fitness and strengthing techniques to improve performance.

    Getting older is starting to suck. I also now know that drinking beer and wine with a salty dinner at the Slanted...
  25. You folks were right... PHRF ratings don't matter...

    You folks were right... PHRF ratings don't matter much. The amount of fun is measured in completing the course in good order, with a friendly disposition and without too much drama.

    I am hooked...
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