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    Well, I tried bashing the keyboard with a...

    Well, I tried bashing the keyboard with a crescent wrench and that's what I came up with.
    When you hire an auto mechanic to do this stuff, it's what you get!? :)
    Just kidding!

    Greg
  2. Thread: Stan Pawlak

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    Stan Pawlak

    We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Stan Pawlak, a sailor who was offshore preparing for the upcoming Singlehanded Transpacific Race to Hawaii this June.* Stan was found onboard but...
  3. Thread: Surprise!

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    Wow! Surprise! Look terrific!

    Wow!
    Surprise! Look terrific!
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    Wilderness 21

    Wilderness 21
    Cheap
    Free?

    It's a project, needs sails, running rigging, general spiffing up.
    There are 6 winches.
    The traveller is at the companionway which opens the cockpit for single...
  5. Thread: Shtp 2021

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    Right now the InReach and IridiumGo are preferred...

    Right now the InReach and IridiumGo are preferred choices.
    These are proven to work with Jibeset, who provides tracking page.
    Check with Brian on the YB.
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    I re-opened the 2020 web page from the main SSS...

    I re-opened the 2020 web page from the main SSS site.
    It is linked from the forum as well.
    The header reads 2021.

    The poster will be updated.

    I am working to update racer info and boat...
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    The Ronstan ones are even better priced. ...

    The Ronstan ones are even better priced.

    Brummell splices in single braid dynema are very easy!
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    Since the moon is a three dimensional sphere we...

    Since the moon is a three dimensional sphere we really only "see" a fourth of it illuminated when half full.
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    The tide books with corresponding current diagram...

    The tide books with corresponding current diagram are quite helpful.
    Attending one of Kame's "tide talks" at the bay model helped a bunch. (Though not likely to happen anytime soon)
    Reminded me of...
  10. Thread: Surprise!

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    Too bad it wasn't marked on both ends, might have...

    Too bad it wasn't marked on both ends, might have saved pulling new wire.
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    Just move the whole paddle assembly 1/4-1/2 inch...

    Just move the whole paddle assembly 1/4-1/2 inch toward the mast tube.
    Looks like where the vane (white) is attached to the base (natural) could be re-drilled.
    Shouldn't take too long.
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    I used an iridium go with an iPhone in a...

    I used an iridium go with an iPhone in a waterproof case along with an iPad in a water resistant case.
    Worked well for voice calls, some drop outs but usually got a better connection on second try. ...
  13. Thread: What I Saw

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    Beautiful photos, and video. Thanks for sharing.

    Beautiful photos, and video.
    Thanks for sharing.
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    Nine single handers!! Great turnout. I'll...

    Nine single handers!!
    Great turnout.
    I'll second Bob's comment regarding the starting area.
    Even with some experience mistakes can be made. ;)
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    Great write up. Thanks for sharing.

    Great write up.
    Thanks for sharing.
  16. Thread: What I Saw

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    Looks wonderful and isolated. Any other boats...

    Looks wonderful and isolated.
    Any other boats around?
    What a fun adventure!
  17. Thread: What I Saw

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    Bob J has the hookup for getting those covers...

    Bob J has the hookup for getting those covers monogrammed ��

    Fantastic color choice! FUGU looks great!
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    Was hoping to be able to see you off, but alas...

    Was hoping to be able to see you off, but alas no.

    Video of CB is terrific. Looks like a fun ride.

    I'll look forward to blog posts.

    Fair winds PJ

    Greg
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    Well done! Welcome back.

    Well done!
    Welcome back.
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    This just in from HMB YC We are looking...

    This just in from HMB YC

    We are looking forward to seeing you all Saturday!

    Well, our clubhouse remains closed, but we will have the bathrooms and showers open for you (access is in the rear...
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    Half Moon Bay Yacht club is closed. Anchor out...

    Half Moon Bay Yacht club is closed.

    Anchor out in the inner harbor.

    Pillar Point Harbor slips available on first come first serve basis.
    VHF ch. 74
    Ph. (650) 726 4382

    Ketch Joan, Half Moon...
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    Don't trust your brain to remember the proper...

    Don't trust your brain to remember the proper co-ordinate to turn around.
    After a couple days of being seasick, every longitude looks like the turn around!

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    Make a note! Write it in...
  23. Thread: Surprise!

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    Great stuff Bob The sole finished out...

    Great stuff Bob

    The sole finished out beautifully.

    That plotter will be handy when finishing in Hanalei,
    In the middle of the night,
    In a squall.

    iPads don't like to zoom with wet hands :(
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    The Kennedy Meadows Resort & Packstation is...

    The Kennedy Meadows Resort & Packstation is located in the Stanislaus National Forest about 60 miles East of Sonora, Ca. and 10 miles West of the Highway 108 junction with the Pacific Crest Trail.
    ...
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    I've used the setup that has the fly mounted...

    I've used the setup that has the fly mounted under the antenna base and the vane on the whip.
    Worked well on the Oday 22. Might have been the Davis brand.
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