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    looking out my back door... they at least have...

    looking out my back door... they at least have the motor off and the boom lift for the CM tech.
    feeling kind of fortunate that I dawdled around on Saturday and let others break it, before i pulled...
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    The Net Tonnage the CG is looking for is not a...

    The Net Tonnage the CG is looking for is not a weight, but a volume calculation... generally speaking most vessels over 25-30' measure over 5 net tons so far as the USCG is concerned.
    DH
  3. Thread: Seminars

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    From the "NOR" above (post #57): STARTING...

    From the "NOR" above (post #57):

    STARTING TIMES AND SIGNALS
    The first Warning signal will be at 11:55 am.
    Thereafter, all classes will start at the following
    intervals, no flags will be used.
    ...
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    That is intentional. Either Cat 1 (Auto...

    That is intentional.
    Either Cat 1 (Auto Deployment) or Cat 2 (Manual) are accepted, as long as the unit meets the other requirements (406Mhz, Self-locating with internal GPS)
    DH
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    East of the GGB, eg in-the-bay - the 24" & 36"...

    East of the GGB, eg in-the-bay - the 24" & 36" models meet the 10 GPM requirement.
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  6. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    OK, I'll try... IIRC, it's usually the High...

    OK, I'll try...
    IIRC, it's usually the High Pressure that holds dust and other things in the atmosphere, so:
    #2 is true
    #5 for Red at BOTH morning and night;
    the origin of the phrase is #7 (red...
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    You're memories are intact. From my memory of...

    You're memories are intact.
    From my memory of Jackie's video the actual device the good doctor used to vector in the CG was a radar-SART beacon... Slightly different from AIS SART beacon.
    Here's...
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    I'm a general proponent of the main first gybe,...

    I'm a general proponent of the main first gybe, with the caveat that you need to practice it and find what works in a variety of conditions and your boat.

    eg, on Domino with a shorter rig and...
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    As noted, I got a late start and elected to...

    As noted, I got a late start and elected to complete some boat projects after a nice kite run from Mason to Blackaller, before the easterly completely glassed off.
    Sounds like I missed a pleasant...
  10. Thread: GPS Ghost Ships?

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    GPS Ghost Ships?

    Came across this in my wanderings on the interwebs...
    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614689/ghost-ships-crop-circles-and-soft-gold-a-gps

    Scary stuff...

    DH
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    Meet you at Ballena Bay DH

    Meet you at Ballena Bay
    DH
  12. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    It took awhile for the penny to drop... I've been...

    It took awhile for the penny to drop... I've been chewing on a vague memory from high school rowing in Seattle.
    I could clearly remember one of the Pocock "fours" in the boathouse was named the...
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    Congrats PJ - big news! DH

    Congrats PJ - big news!

    DH
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    the Self Centering Wine opener was patented by...

    the Self Centering Wine opener was patented by Campagnola in 1966
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    IIRC, when the team recovered the boat, they...

    IIRC, when the team recovered the boat, they found a chaffed through tether attached to the aft end of the starboard amma's jackline; the thinking at the time was that GC likely fell while trying to...
  16. And There's Still Only One Way To Earn This! ...

    And There's Still Only One Way To Earn This!

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  17. So, I'm winding back a bit of the stridency of...

    So, I'm winding back a bit of the stridency of the previous post.
    I will let others explain the thinking and wisdom of the plan to finish the two separate races in the same place at nominally the...
  18. Me? not so much... Social aspects, ok maybe....

    Me? not so much...
    Social aspects, ok maybe.
    Including this in an "official" race document and specifically the wording used has legal ramifications for the SSS and frankly pisses me off after all...
  19. Thread: Seminars

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    Yes, Hedgehog and i plan to be racing in 2020......

    Yes, Hedgehog and i plan to be racing in 2020...
    My life is built around Alameda in that I live in west Oaktown and work on the island, so well, yeah, I'm biased. and Old School.
    Wednesday's are...
  20. Thread: Sss raid

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    Likely bigger and more work that you're looking...

    Likely bigger and more work that you're looking for, but this fine Ted Brewer design is located a couple of trailer spots down from me in Alameda.

    1994 26' Nimble Kodiak Pilothouse Motor Sailor...
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    obviously this is a test run for the support...

    obviously this is a test run for the support vessel for the Napa RAID... :rolleyes:
  22. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Solo Shakedown run / Hedgehog homecoming

    So, I’ve been looking for some time to get out and test things on the ocean, try out the (finally) completed rudder and bearings, and generally get some training and practice in, particularly with...
  23. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Hedgehog

    Hedgehog is my new Olson 29... well not really new at this point, even to me.
    I've had the boat since early 2018, but didn't get serious about working it up until last October or so.

    As is my...
  24. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Ah, yes, the ASPEN... some readers may have had...

    Ah, yes, the ASPEN... some readers may have had intimate contact with her during the 2017 3BF.
    Here is a photo of the ASPEN dockside, under assault by a swarm of sportboats!

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  25. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Tough One, but I'll take a shot 1 - C 2 - B 3...

    Tough One, but I'll take a shot
    1 - C
    2 - B
    3 - B
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