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    Very nice. Is that the Piratess room?

    Very nice. Is that the Piratess room?
  2. Thread: 2020 Fiasco

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    Rick and Pat & Co, when you bought your zippy...

    Rick and Pat & Co, when you bought your zippy boats you must’ve known they’d come for you! If you don’t wanna play w the pirahnas buy a slow fat boat and meet up a little later at Blackaller. That’s...
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    Dry storage for sailboats?

    Greetings.

    I met a number of boats in the north that, as they trend south in the coming months/years, are looking for a place to store their boats *on the hard* for the winter. And so I often now...
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    Anchoring? Visiting? Official SSS mai tai?

    Anchoring? Visiting? Official SSS mai tai?
  5. Thread: 2020 Fiasco

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    2020 Fiasco

    Last Saturday after the E Rudder Race I walked up to the RYC bar from Dura Mater to see if anything exciting happens up there when I’m not usually around. Except for Sonja behind the bar the place...
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    Uh Brilliant! Oh, I mean, too bad. Maybe now you...

    Uh
    Brilliant! Oh, I mean, too bad. Maybe now you have time to 1) provision 2) prepare 3) leave w the SSS Transpac fleet, 4) re- provision in Hanalei Bay without disembarking. ?
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    That is a truly splendid story, Skip! Maybe...

    That is a truly splendid story, Skip! Maybe include it in the “Skip in France” chapter of your book. I forget its title. “Not An Ordinary Story”? Sailing is truly its own compact world. Thanks again...
  8. Thread: Seminars

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    Here is Michael Chammout, FINALLY wearing his...

    Here is Michael Chammout, FINALLY wearing his well deserved Long Pac jacket, which went through seven people in its journey to him. Thank you, Michael, for driving me around the course for video...
  9. Thread: Seminars

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    Will knows that he needs to get right down on his...

    Will knows that he needs to get right down on his hands and knees. What percentage of their time do singlehanders spend peering down at their bilges? Does Sea Wisdom's bilge hold pinot noir or a...
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    Very exciting news, Monsieur Jamotte! I'm getting...

    Very exciting news, Monsieur Jamotte! I'm getting excited. As we discussed, maybe sailors coming back up the coast from the San Diego - Ensenada race at about the time Changabang arrives thataway?
  11. Thread: Seminars

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    Hi, Vilhauer What is your first name? It'll be...

    Hi, Vilhauer
    What is your first name? It'll be good to put names (or forum names, anyway) to faces on Saturday. Regarding finish times: I am sorry, but I just don't know the answer to that. We've...
  12. Thread: Seminars

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    On-The-Water Emergency Rudder Seminar: January 11, 2019

    If you plan to come to the On-The-Water Emergency Rudder Seminar at the Richmond Yacht Club this Saturday, January 11, that's terrific! If you are coming by landyacht, come a bit early to catch a...
  13. Winner of everything LongPac, here is Falk...

    Winner of everything LongPac, here is Falk Meissner, registered for the 2020 Singlehanded Transpacific Yacht Race:

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    Randall Reeves: An Interview ABOUT Moli

    Whether or not you followed Randall as avidly as I did, there's a lot of great information here about singlehanding in Big Seas.

    https://vimeo.com/383136199

    Lots of technical stuff,...
  15. Thread: Surprise!

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    Seriously, Bob? Pinot noir in the bilge?

    Seriously, Bob? Pinot noir in the bilge?
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    2020 Three Bridge Fiasco

    The Fiasco is coming up fast. What is your strategy?

    Here is a site with 2020 currents at the Gate, thanks to Ed Corbett, computer science professor and sailor. Save it. You'll need it.
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    Woo hoo! Great story! You see that we have a...

    Woo hoo! Great story! You see that we have a Santa Cruz 27 signed up for The Race? The fella who rides ... er, sails her lives on Rattlesnake Lane in Missoula, Montana. What’s that truck advertising...
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    They looked like small self tailing Harkens. Just...

    They looked like small self tailing Harkens. Just the right size for DM's main halyard on her starboard cabin top. Oh well. I guess I can't hang around with Skip every time a boat comes ashore. What...
  19. And we have a new boat registered for this fine...

    And we have a new boat registered for this fine experience, this thing we call The Race, hailing from Missoula, Montana (cowboy country, home also to our friend Shad s/v Dark Horse)

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    Yesterday, New Years Day, I was invited to cruise...

    Yesterday, New Years Day, I was invited to cruise around Alameda Island with Cheryl and Brad Belleville s/v Encore. Encore is a 1984 Beneteau First 32, a beautiful racing boat. Cheryl and Brad have...
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    Randall Reeves: An Interview Aboard Moli

    Years ago I ran across Randall Reeves on the internet as he wrote about sailing aboard his boat Murre in the Pacific. Then he came by the Island Yacht Club and talked with us about his plans to do...
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    After breakfast at IYC I’m cruising around...

    After breakfast at IYC I’m cruising around Alameda w Brad Belleville (Intermission) and his wife, Cheryl on their boat Encore. I learned to love the bridge operators up in the Delta. Looking forward...
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    The ER Seminar video will probably look like this...

    The ER Seminar video will probably look like this one from 2018: https://vimeo.com/261427394

    For sure, if other people make their own videos and post them here, that would be awesome.
  24. Thread: Seminars

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    Will you be hoisting a KRAKEN DEPLOYED flag? Are...

    Will you be hoisting a KRAKEN DEPLOYED flag? Are you prepared to detach quickly and lose your Kraken should a tanker come through the Reach? Of course you are welcome to test your survival skills,...
  25. Thread: Seminars

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    SHTP Seminar Two: Keeping yourself warm, dry and nourished

    Find here George Lythcott, s/v TAZ! By turns charming, funny and always a wonderful point of reference:

    https://vimeo.com/381276839
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