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    It's fine, thanks. As I said elsewhere, some...

    It's fine, thanks.
    As I said elsewhere, some divine intervention was involved, but no touch.
  2. Thread: Hedgehog

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    I'll concede the point, it's a good one. If...

    I'll concede the point, it's a good one.

    If that's what gets the job done, I'm more than fine with that.

    Whatever makes Singlehanded Racing fun & safe again.

    DH
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    well, i tried really really hard to :o:( (lacking...

    well, i tried really really hard to :o:( (lacking a "dumb-ass" emoji here)

    Agree it should likely be stricken from the list (I believe this is the only SSS race with it as a rounding mark)......
  4. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Upon Reflection

    So, I’ve been thinking this past week, but haven’t had much time for much more than reading here.
    Mostly that’s down to the increasing pace & intensity of an odd thing called a job.

    Regardless,...
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    I would add that considering changing the...

    I would add that considering changing the traditional Start order of the Vallejo 1 from slow boats first to fast boats first might alleviate congestion around the Brothers/ pt.Pinole, but that may be...
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    +1

    +1
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    Ummm... Nope. So, I was even dumber, and...

    Ummm... Nope.



    So, I was even dumber, and rode a nice puff all the way in on Starboard gybe... first boat to the mark, setting me up perfectly to be the pin wheel as the onrushing wall of sails...
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    6290 Here’s the reverse angle with Brian and...

    6290
    Here’s the reverse angle with Brian and Rick Elkins
    DH
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    yeah, my scar tissue's itching a bit about that...

    yeah, my scar tissue's itching a bit about that too.
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    1-2 amps seems about right for milder conditions....

    1-2 amps seems about right for milder conditions.
    I saw ~4.5-5 amps average on the return leg of my qualifier which was essentially classic "windy reach" conditions (22-25knots, 90AWA, 6-8' seas)...
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    Joe should answer the above^, but I understood it...

    Joe should answer the above^, but I understood it to mean resetting to status-quo-ante -
    eg the SSS races are separate from the YRA DH calendar.

    DH
  12. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Of the available options #5 seems the most...

    Of the available options #5 seems the most plausible to me; If it's #2, that's a lot of instructions for the PLC to execute, and a lot of effort to unwind and reset for a simple loss of RC signal......
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    This is mostly, but not exactly, accurate....

    This is mostly, but not exactly, accurate. Specific to Margie's former boat (the Catalina 34) it was craned out in Kauai and barged to Honolulu, but not by Larry's crane.
    That lift required a...
  14. How come George gets 2 entrees? More...

    How come George gets 2 entrees?
    More importantly, how's he gonna sail 2 boats??!6242
  15. Hi Pat - Though I'm pretty sure Joe's post was...

    Hi Pat -
    Though I'm pretty sure Joe's post was not an invite, but more of an information transmission, I enthusiastically applaud the transparency.
    Bonus points for posting it here!

    In that...
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    I thought of the Slocum option as well, but...

    I thought of the Slocum option as well, but rejected it because the instrument usually used to calculate the distance of the moon from another heavenly body for a "lunar" sight is a Sextant, often...
  17. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Talk about structural problems... not much one...

    Talk about structural problems... not much one can do when;
    "in 4 seconds, the boat nosedived and the bow folded 90 degrees... It folded the boat in 2."

    Amazing work by RC and 4 other skippers to...
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    and of course who rescues him? Jean Le Cam! ...

    and of course who rescues him?

    Jean Le Cam!

    Bravo Zulu
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    ^^now THAT is a sea story^^ :D and here's...

    ^^now THAT is a sea story^^
    :D



    and here's the answer
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    Pure speculation on my part, but I'm reasonably...

    Pure speculation on my part, but I'm reasonably sure they have load cells on the fore stay, and probably even on the un-stayed foresails.
    I wonder if the sequence went sort of like;
    "hmmm, the...
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    Get in get in touch with Laura Munoz at YRA,...

    Get in get in touch with Laura Munoz at YRA, info@yra.org, 415-771-9500 (M-Th 0930-1530, F 0930-1230).
    The only Sunfast in the database is a 3600 (INVICTUS) at 30 sec/mi.
    FWIW...
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    In that case I will go with Rule 5. Failure to...

    In that case I will go with Rule 5. Failure to keep a proper lookout.
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    good luck with the under $10 part of that...^

    good luck with the under $10 part of that...^
  24. Thread: Cruise Out 2020

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    It would seem to me that "experimental" is by...

    It would seem to me that "experimental" is by definition not rate-able against other boats and that division should logically excluded from consideration for combined trophies; same logic that mono &...
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