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  1. I heard there was a meeting tonight..... from...

    I heard there was a meeting tonight..... from others. I never got a notice, there was no notice on how to join the meeting on the main website, forum or jibeset. I'm glad to find out that...
  2. Now the skippers meeting is "mandatory"??? What...

    Now the skippers meeting is "mandatory"??? What about those that don't have or use Zoom. If you are going to make it mandatory use a voice conference so people can call in and don't have to...
  3. Less than ONE WEEK NOTICE (no email notice to...

    Less than ONE WEEK NOTICE (no email notice to racers yet) is simply not enough time for most to plan, prep or change their schedule and yet it's still only a maybe?? And another race within 2 weeks...
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    Standard log and a picture of the GPS at the turn...

    Standard log and a picture of the GPS at the turn is what I've normally done.
  5. http://www.pressure-drop.us/forums/content.php?100...

    http://www.pressure-drop.us/forums/content.php?10005-Racing-Returns-To-PNW

    http://www.pressure-drop.us/forums/content.php?10006-One-Postponed-Two-A-Go-FOr-Shorthanded-NYC-Events
  6. Just drove across town and there are huge crowds...

    Just drove across town and there are huge crowds everywhere, long lines, no social distancing, very few masks. I can shop at stores, grocery, drug, buy cars, get my hair cut, etc. I simply don't...
  7. And then I see this which makes my blood...

    And then I see this which makes my blood boil....... Do each of these businesses have to get permission from county health, no.... just simply follow guidelines.

    "California to let...
  8. Thanks for the effort. Super frustrating as the...

    Thanks for the effort. Super frustrating as the SSS (at least for a Singlehanded ONLY race) should be the first be able to get a permit as there are NO social distancing issues. So the USCG...
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    I put one on Starbuck before the SHTP in 2000 and...

    I put one on Starbuck before the SHTP in 2000 and it's still there as I recall.
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    Nice work Alan.

    Nice work Alan.
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    Thanks all..... great news if it happens.

    Thanks all..... great news if it happens.
  12. Thread: Hedgehog

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    I had (2x) above deck all-in-one units, two below...

    I had (2x) above deck all-in-one units, two below deck brains, compasses, 4x drives..... all interchangeable. Didn't have one failure though...... Raymarine drive is still going strong 20...
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    If a new main is not in the works I would go the...

    If a new main is not in the works I would go the "backup" main plan and carry both.
  14. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Redundant brains.

    Redundant brains.
  15. Well mixed gender doublehanded IS in the 2024...

    Well mixed gender doublehanded IS in the 2024 Olympics and until the recent cancellation the DH "World Champtionship" was to be in Malta.
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    Rudder and Cassette

    Small primary fiberglass rudder and cassette system from a 21' ultralight inshore racer. Would work for a smaller offshore boat. 1/2" pins included.... add "U" shaped gudgeon brackets to your...
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    Problem with electronic tracking is electronics...

    Problem with electronic tracking is electronics fail. I think a single RC person would be enough if the starts were spread out enough and a few video cameras running.
  18. ONLY East Coast or Great Lakes DH racing scheduled for USSailings DH series.

    Not one event on the West Coast.... home to by far the largest and oldest shorthanded racing orgs in the country. Ugg.


    2020 Mixed Offshore Doublehanded Events:

    Atlantic Cup | June 10-21...
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    I feel for the guy but many do this race on a...

    I feel for the guy but many do this race on a shoestring..... some sell their boat in Hawaii. Very, very, very few are ever supported through corporate sponsorship and to say it's "typical" is a...
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    I believe PSSA is racing today in SoCal.

    I believe PSSA is racing today in SoCal.
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    I hope I'm not coming across as demanding,...

    I hope I'm not coming across as demanding, certainly don't want to go against the USCG if they deem it prudent to not issue a race permit. I just see a lot of people out and about enjoying all...
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    Obviously not an issue for the SH Farallones but...

    Obviously not an issue for the SH Farallones but unless something drastic changes in regarding to testing I see no way to have doublehanded entries until the state changes the orders and allows those...
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    I mentioned this in another thread. The PSSA is...

    I mentioned this in another thread. The PSSA is holding a race on the 9th.... wonder if they got a USCG permit?

    https://www.pssala.com/news/2020/5/1/santa-barbara-island-race-is-on-may-9-2020
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    I see the PSSA is holding a race sooner than the...

    I see the PSSA is holding a race sooner than the SH Farallones..... just saying.
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    They have bio-degradable plastic but of course it...

    They have bio-degradable plastic but of course it isn't at the same low price point of regular plastic. Laws could easily change the scaling.
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