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  1. Half Moon Bay Race RESCHEDULED for Sat. Sept 26

    We are rescheduling the 2020 Half Moon Bay race for Saturday Sept. 26th. This is the best option with reasonable tides and calendar availability. There will be no major changes to the race format...
  2. HMB Race POSTPONED Due To Air Quality Issues

    This is to inform all registered racers that the SSS HMB race scheduled for Sat. Sept 12 is POSTPONED due to hazardous air quality conditions.

    While we are generally inclined to allow individual...
  3. Also... Drakes Bay Zoom skippers' meeting is...

    Also... Drakes Bay Zoom skippers' meeting is this Thursday (not Wednesday) at 7:30 PM.
  4. Updated Drakes Bay SIs have been posted on...

    Updated Drakes Bay SIs have been posted on Jibeset with several corrections /clarifications:
    - Clarity around finish / start line at Drakes Bay (yes, east of G1, not west...)
    - Addition of...
  5. Note that there will be a few changes to the...

    Note that there will be a few changes to the preliminary SIs that were posted on Jibeset. These include the length of the finish / start line and the requirement to participate in the VHF 69 roll...
  6. Drakes Bay Update from the SSS Race Committee

    Drakes Bay Race Update

    We have permission from the US Coast Guard to run the Drakes Bay Races on Saturday August 22 and Sunday August 23. This year’s race will be a SSS-only event, rather than...
  7. Yes - the website formula gives a D/L of 0.14 for...

    Yes - the website formula gives a D/L of 0.14 for my boat. That's pretty sporty...
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    RTR and Drakes Bay Updates from the SSS RC

    A couple of updates from the race deck:

    1) Thanks to everyone who helped get the RTR race off. Closing out the race is taking a bit longer than usual because of the self-reporting of finish times...
  9. Round The Rocks - Aug. 8 - Registrations Open

    We have opened Jibeset registrations for the 2020 Round The Rocks race on Saturday August 8. Let us know through this thread if there are any questions or issues with the Jibeset registration form....
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    Bob, Your check in and finish hails over VHF...

    Bob,

    Your check in and finish hails over VHF were fine. As for AIS, I was following the boats with transponders, both on my AIS receiver (masthead VHF antenna), as well as online...
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    2020 SH Farallones - Preliminary Results

    The preliminary results are posted on Jibeset for the 2020 SHF race yesterday. 30 boats registered, 25 started, 20 finished. Racers: please review the preliminary results for any errors before we...
  12. (Another) Note from the Race Chair re the SHF

    We are still on for re-starting the SSS season this Saturday with the SH Farallones race. There are currently 29 registered boats. By comparison, last year’s final tally was 34 registered boats and...
  13. SSS Race Committee update on rescheduled SH Farallones and Round The Rocks races

    Two updates from the SSS 2020 season race committee:

    1) We have tentative approval from the USCG to run the rescheduled 2020 Singlehanded Farallones race on Saturday June 27th. Please note that...
  14. Update on June 13 SH Farallones - NO RACE THAT DAY!

    I am extremely disappointed to report that we have not been issued a Coast Guard permit to run the SH Farallones race next Saturday June 13, as we had hoped.

    The CG is taking an extremely...
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    Update III from the Virtual Race Deck

    This to update the SSS community on efforts to reschedule the Round the Rocks and Singlehanded Farallones races.

    Our current plan is to run the re-scheduled SH Farallones on Saturday June 13. We...
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    Update II from Race Chair

    Another update from the SSS virtual race deck.

    In general, there are encouraging signs that things are beginning to loosen up and that the CG is starting to allow racing on the Bay again (yeah!). ...
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    Update from SSS Race Chair

    As Race Chair, I wanted to provide an update to the SSS community on the prospects for the race season for the remainder of the year.

    As part of the CA-wide shelter-in-place orders, the Coast...
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    Update from SSS Race Chair

    As Race Chair, I wanted to provide an update to the SSS community on the prospects for the race season for the remainder of the year.

    As part of the CA-wide shelter-in-place orders, the Coast...
  19. This is Tom Boussie. I am SSS Race Chair for the...

    This is Tom Boussie. I am SSS Race Chair for the 2020 season and the Corinthian race was my first experience running a big fleet race. I wanted to first thank everyone who volunteered on the race...
  20. Thread: Vallejo 1-2

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    Apologies if this is posted elsewhere. Will...

    Apologies if this is posted elsewhere. Will there be dinner at the Vallejo YC after the race? Do we need to order ahead of time?
  21. The Pacific Singlehanded Sailing Association...

    The Pacific Singlehanded Sailing Association located in Marina Del Rey, California, is organizing the 2020 Shaka Challenge Race from Marina Del Rey to Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii. The race will be...
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    I am in as well. For those who have not...

    I am in as well. For those who have not participated in the past, this is a very mellow season-end event bringing together like-minded people with boats. Highly recommended. Bonus points this year...
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    Greg, I understand the mixed feelings of...

    Greg,

    I understand the mixed feelings of sadness and relief on selling a boat. Please share more on the buyer and their intentions. Too good a boat not to follow in your footsteps.

    You are...
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    Scott, Bit curious why you think Summertime...

    Scott,

    Bit curious why you think Summertime Dream is not up for HI? Seems like she would be difficult to beat with a 186 rating (at least with you sailing her).

    Tom
  25. Thread: Surprise!

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    Bob, I too am looking at an AP upgrade. I...

    Bob,

    I too am looking at an AP upgrade. I would like to hear more about your thinking around electromechanical (e.g. Simrad DD15) vs. hydraulic (e.g. B&G T2), boat-specific installation issues...
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