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    Thanks, looking forward to adding them to CaB.

    Thanks, looking forward to adding them to CaB.
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    Love this!

    Love this!
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    I can't say that I recognize him but I'd venture...

    I can't say that I recognize him but I'd venture an educated guess that we are looking at Tanguy de Lamotte.
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    Good point! I forgot about the strikes. I do...

    Good point! I forgot about the strikes. I do recall recommendations about sticking a battery-powered GPS into the oven (which of course I don't have on my boat). I wonder if an EMP pouch would work...
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    It does feel like if the intent for the knotmeter...

    It does feel like if the intent for the knotmeter is dead reckoning to provide position that the GPS would provide much more accuracy. Of course if the satellite network goes poof then that's that...
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    Jackie! Where did you find that picture?!?

    Jackie! Where did you find that picture?!?
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    Wouldn't you know ... Knotmeter doesn't appear in...

    Wouldn't you know ... Knotmeter doesn't appear in the online Merriam-Webster dictionary.
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    I checked the latest SER for the SHTP 2023:...

    I checked the latest SER for the SHTP 2023: https://www.jibeset.net/racedoc/JACKY/T004055182/nbrd_1.pdf?1651463772
    You need a receiver, 3.9.
    3.17 isn't specific about what a knotmeter is. Arguably...
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    Jzero approaching ......

    Jzero approaching ...
    https://m.facebook.com/2oceans1rock
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    Fair winds and following seas!

    Fair winds and following seas!
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    There's a monohull solo and a multihull crewed...

    There's a monohull solo and a multihull crewed record.
    https://www.sailspeedrecords.com/records
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    They can't handle a 9+ ft draft.

    They can't handle a 9+ ft draft.
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    Yes, the 10 foot draft is a problem. Thanks for...

    Yes, the 10 foot draft is a problem.
    Thanks for the suggestions.
    Anything up North? Oregon?
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    I was looking at the cost of a bottom job for...

    I was looking at the cost of a bottom job for Changabang as the last one done is already coming to the end of its life. It's really never stopped any growth but now, it's more like providing a...
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    Thanks to Ants for helping bore the sheave...

    Thanks to Ants for helping bore the sheave further. Lesson learned: even though something looks out of sorts on the boat, there probably is a good reason for it and if I try to improve things I'm in...
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    For those wondering how the sheave broke: the...

    For those wondering how the sheave broke: the tack got loose when hoisting the job and when pulling the last bit hard, nothing stopped the head from hitting the sheave.
  17. Patagonia & Tierra Del Fuego Nautical Guide 3rd Edition

    Would anyone have this book and willing to loan/gift?
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    Reviving this request ... Weekends only.

    Reviving this request ... Weekends only.
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    Thanks for the memories!

    Thanks for the memories!
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    Happy retirement days!

    Happy retirement days!
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    Good stuff!

    Good stuff!
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    I mean, just the idea of a steady 3 kts breeze...

    I mean, just the idea of a steady 3 kts breeze seems implausible. There'd be gusts and lulls, wind shifts. I found this interesting:
    https://youtu.be/jyQwgBAaBag
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    I'd say ... Maybe theoretically but in real life...

    I'd say ... Maybe theoretically but in real life conditions? You'd need perfect sea conditions, great oversized sails, intent steering (light winds are never steady), a super slick bottom, all dead...
  24. Thread: Legalities

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    That certainly solidifies the allure of...

    That certainly solidifies the allure of single-handed sailing ...

    And here I thought I'd sign up three intrepid sailors for a crossing to Yokohama and back ...
  25. Thread: Legalities

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    Legalities

    Hello there,
    I've been wondering what the legalities are of bringing people aboard your boat. Say you take a couple of friends for a quick cruise to Santa Barbara. You go well offshore, hit a whale,...
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