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  1. Thread: Seminars

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    Here is an update on what happened to Sea Wisdom...

    Here is an update on what happened to Sea Wisdom during the e-rudder race. After spending a week at KKMI, the water intrusion was related to LongPac repaired rudder post. The boot holding the...
  2. Thread: Seminars

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    Thanks Alan! Also thanks for tasting my bilge...

    Thanks Alan! Also thanks for tasting my bilge water and helping me debug the system.
  3. Thread: Seminars

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    It was great to finally meet many of you in...

    It was great to finally meet many of you in person yesterday at the E-Rudder race. Many thanks to Jackie for organizing this. Really enjoyed spending the time with the SSS sailors and learning from...
  4. Thread: Surprise!

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    Oh my!!! Thanks Bob for finding this special...

    Oh my!!! Thanks Bob for finding this special Christmas card!!! The Hinckley on the card has so much details, WOW!

    So I supposed to get new red & green sails now. Santa’s foulie must worked...
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    The attachment between the box and the deck could...

    The attachment between the box and the deck could be the weakest link here, which would be a shame as a design flaw. I'm waiting to hear back from the yard and the surveyor.
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    VHF transmit power was set to HI for all channels...

    VHF transmit power was set to HI for all channels during the rescue. Squelch was also set to the lowest level without picking up noise.
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    Fortunately, it was not necessary to deploy the...

    Fortunately, it was not necessary to deploy the drogue. I had a hard time just moving it around the boat. I could not imagine deploying it by myself. Here is a photo of the drogue during the...
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    Hi Bob, we discussed this at length at KKMI. The...

    Hi Bob, we discussed this at length at KKMI. The main reason for the underwater collusion is the fact that both of the rudders were damaged at the same time during a relatively calmer sea state,...
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    Thanks for trying to help me debug the VHF. I...

    Thanks for trying to help me debug the VHF. I verified that my two HX890 handsets and SEA WISDOM's GX2200 VHF radio are all set to USA channels. FYI, 22A is renamed to 1022. They are the same...
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    Thanks for sharing this story. Amazing feat that...

    Thanks for sharing this story. Amazing feat that you sailed the remaining 1200 nm! It just happens that there is another Hinckley Sou'wester 42 Competition Sloop in KKMI right now. I noticed its...
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    Thank you all for your constructive comments and...

    Thank you all for your constructive comments and feedback. Happy to help clarify some things from the interview which I might not be clear on.

    I spoke to the captain of the USCG lifeboat after...
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