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    Oh, I do have anchors. They're just not an...

    Oh, I do have anchors. They're just not an attractive proposition on CaB :-)
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    Drakes Bay 2022

    Good day,
    I'm considering joining in. When/where is the skippers' meeting? And would a racer be ok if I'd raft with them, piggy ride their anchor, conditions permitting of course? I know I know, I...
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    Very nice! Congratulations!

    Very nice! Congratulations!
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    Nice results!

    Nice results!
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    Another keel goes ...

    Another keel goes ...
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    I'm happy to contribute on some of these topics....

    I'm happy to contribute on some of these topics. I'd like to suggest mental preparation, considering the importance of this topic in Andrew's book and how it can impact one's performance or enjoyment.
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    Not sure about this boat in particular but on...

    Not sure about this boat in particular but on mine that aft hatch is indeed where the raft is stored. It's bigger though.
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    Thanks. It looks like a new boat (2021):...

    Thanks. It looks like a new boat (2021): https://www.class40.com/fr/bateaux/179-groupe-berkem.htm

    It'll be interesting to hear what led to the keel loss:...
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    Anyone knows what boat this is?...

    Anyone knows what boat this is?
    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/03/sailor-survives-for-16-hours-in-capsized-boat-off-spain
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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.
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