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    SHTP 2021 - From the Race Deck

    Hello All,

    I have opened this thread because I can't seem to find how to open a new topic on the MAIN page. A quick update. We are planning the race but COVID is of course complicating the...
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    Anyone heading out today, Jan18 ? Should be a...

    Anyone heading out today, Jan18 ? Should be a breeze .
  3. In an E 27 you don't have the ability to get the...

    In an E 27 you don't have the ability to get the bad rudder out of the water with a swing keel and water ballast. Having replaced two broken rudders at sea over the years the cassette system, or a...
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    "I wonder if I can return the wetsuit shorty I...

    "I wonder if I can return the wetsuit shorty I bought so I could sail in the winter on a Hobie 20."

    I sure wouldn't take back a used wet suit.
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    Hey, can we track you ? Will you have an AIS...

    Hey, can we track you ? Will you have an AIS running ? What fun.
  6. Thread: What I Saw

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    When you take all the color out of the light all...

    When you take all the color out of the light all your left with in black and white
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    Ross, reference the 2020 documents. The race...

    Ross, reference the 2020 documents. The race will not change much. Warning, Hawaii is still requiring quarantine. That may or may not change. That situation will call for a decision on the...
  8. Thread: Drakes bay race

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    The race is planned to go forward. It will...

    The race is planned to go forward. It will likely require each racer recording their own finish time at Drakes Bay. The Sunday start will likely be with a rabbit boat. Note that the last two...
  9. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Check Traffic around noon, and around 7 pm. A...

    Check Traffic around noon, and around 7 pm. A propagation mode COULD become active around these times that will let the shore stations pick up Siren well beyond the 100 miles .
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    With COVID still looming large, no apparent...

    With COVID still looming large, no apparent solution other than masks and distancing, one year from now we may still be in quarantine rules on the Hawaiian Islands. It is possible an argument can...
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    Very nicely finished boat.

    Very nicely finished boat.
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    It is quite obvious that a boat with power...

    It is quite obvious that a boat with power assisted sail controls has an advantage. Just like E bikes have an advantage. Why is that even in doubt ? I guess it is open season on going all...
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    I disagree. PHRF should adjust their (Wylie...

    I disagree. PHRF should adjust their (Wylie 30's) rating accordingly. They are all manual, but certainly have a great advantage with minimal sail handling. The issue PHRF would have, with a rating...
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    I would agree with Greg. Full powered sail...

    I would agree with Greg. Full powered sail controls is quite an advantage. We should at least put a star next to boats so equipped and consider an alternate scoring system.

    Brian
  15. Thread: Surprise!

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    If those batteries are new you might want to...

    If those batteries are new you might want to combine them now so they stay well matched in terms of voltage and battery internal resistance. You might ask a battery expert for more details. I have...
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    THey are there for noise suppression to pass FCC...

    THey are there for noise suppression to pass FCC and EU specs on radio interference. They would have some impact on current flow but they are quite small in value to do much. If you have an SSB...
  17. Thread: In October...

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    If the Vallejo is a problem maybe we should run a...

    If the Vallejo is a problem maybe we should run a race up to the bridge at the entrance to the Vallejo channel with a return finish at China Camp ? Alan seems will be on anchor and could finish...
  18. Hello Solosailor (GN): Indeed that is under...

    Hello Solosailor (GN): Indeed that is under consideration and being discussed in a meeting on Thursday. I noticed the EYC is running a double / single race out of the Estuary, and the SeqYC...
  19. Pretty nice Jackie. Next year I will film your...

    Pretty nice Jackie. Next year I will film your finish.
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    Hi Bob, I have an antenna analysis tool that can...

    Hi Bob, I have an antenna analysis tool that can check out your antenna set up, if you fear that is the issue. It can sweep all the frequencies your various VHF radios use and indicate a bad setup...
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    I will have to get your advice on trails. I have...

    I will have to get your advice on trails. I have only climbed back along the ridge to the north and the south line of the summit. Hitting the peaks along there. I have a moderate goal to go from...
  22. My excuse for a truly stupid start: I opted to...

    My excuse for a truly stupid start: I opted to make a software change to the autopilot just prior to the start. I pulled away from the dock and realized I had loaded the wrong version. A quick 180,...
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    Hi Tom, It was a fine race. Vis was not great. ...

    Hi Tom, It was a fine race. Vis was not great. It kept obscuring the competition so hard to tell if one went the right way or wrong way. Thanks for all the pre race and race day work to pull this...
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    5564 Were you to the South of Sonora Pk ( a...

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    Were you to the South of Sonora Pk ( a summit photo from Friday a week ago for reference)
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    Wow, great story Rob. This could be a movie...

    Wow, great story Rob. This could be a movie script. Find Ray, round up Christian Williams to do the screen play, and get this into production. Have Jackie provide story content to make it a feature...
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