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    True!

    True!
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    That's better - thanks for the extra work, Tom...

    That's better - thanks for the extra work, Tom and Jim. The solo sporties may over-run the slower DH'ers a bit, but then the boats will spread out on the long run down to Southampton.

    BTW, that...
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    21 boats in my start, all singlehanded, followed...

    21 boats in my start, all singlehanded, followed by an almost certain pinwheel of death at Blackaller.

    Not excited about this one.
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    This was part of a YRA e-mail I received a week...

    This was part of a YRA e-mail I received a week ago:


    "Update- Revised Doublehanded Series Dates!

    If there is one thing this pandemic has taught us, it's got to be how to be nimble and adapt...
  5. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I haven't played with drones yet but I'd think a...

    I haven't played with drones yet but I'd think a signal booster could work. Maybe they're not available for the channels typically used by R/C'ers.

    (Philpott - you probably aren't seeing our...
  6. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I'll guess #6. As a kid I visited Spreckles...

    I'll guess #6.

    As a kid I visited Spreckles Lake. R/C sailboats were not yet the thing there. Most of the boats were still free-sailing pond yachts, directed by long poles when near the shore. ...
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    Added PSA: Look at your spinny halyard and...

    Added PSA: Look at your spinny halyard and sheave with an eye towards it being hoisted for hours on end. I replaced the sheave and smoothed up the sheave box, and had a low-friction cover put on...
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    On Ragtime! I tied them on. BTW, 12' of each...

    On Ragtime! I tied them on. BTW, 12' of each sheet at the sail end was stripped to slide more easily around the rolled jib (I did inside gybes).

    For Surprise! I had the sheets made with small eye...
  9. The web sez Jennifer Canestra is CYC's Commodore.

    The web sez Jennifer Canestra is CYC's Commodore.
  10. Did you mean to re-open the Corinthian Race...

    Did you mean to re-open the Corinthian Race registrations? Entries are up to 163 now.

    Huge fleets work with the drawn-out 3BF starting sequence, but not so much with normal sequences. And I...
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    Dave and I spent the better part of a day setting...

    Dave and I spent the better part of a day setting up for your visit and video. Chris too. Could you post that part?
  12. Ragtime!'s SSB is now installed on Tabu Soro,...

    Ragtime!'s SSB is now installed on Tabu Soro, currently in Fiji.

    I don't plan to install an SSB on Surprise!
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    So sorry to hear, Alan. While driving home...

    So sorry to hear, Alan.

    While driving home from Grass Valley yesterday, we listened to a podcast about Iver Norman Lawson, the chemist who invented WD-40. The 40 represents the number of times it...
  14. Corinthian Race sold out - almost in 24 hours...

    Corinthian Race sold out - almost in 24 hours again!
  15. George is good. Apparently we switch boats now...

    George is good. Apparently we switch boats now and then:

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  16. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    It's the "A" in CPA. Just ask my clients!

    It's the "A" in CPA. Just ask my clients!
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    Isn't "bare moon" redundant?

    Isn't "bare moon" redundant?
  18. See section 6 starting at the bottom of page 2: ...

    See section 6 starting at the bottom of page 2:

    https://jibeset.net/show.php?RR=JACKY_T009335991&DOC=nr&TYP=pdf

    BTW, I disabled mine and am racing in the manual winch divisions with my regular...
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    Outstanding!

    Outstanding!
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    The protest notice deadline was 9 p.m. Saturday...

    The protest notice deadline was 9 p.m. Saturday night and in this situation you'd need to see the finish times.

    I'm just suggesting skippers do the honorable thing, if they did not make it around...
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    That's a strange response. Are you saying you...

    That's a strange response. Are you saying you didn't go out to Blackaller?
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    On a more serious note, I've corresponded with a...

    On a more serious note, I've corresponded with a couple other skippers who also rounded Blackaller first. We have doubts that all the boats who went to Red Rock first, rounded Blackaller before...
  23. "When it has the consistency of a brick, it's...

    "When it has the consistency of a brick, it's fully-cured."

    Yeah, even I could bake that.

    But back to the subject - add those photos folks, before this turns into a baking thread!
  24. I took the coffee maker off for the race. I...

    I took the coffee maker off for the race. I would have taken out the stove and oven too, but...

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  25. 2:00 in Randy's video... We are not worthy.

    2:00 in Randy's video...

    We are not worthy.
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