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    I agree with the morale booster comment. Nice...

    I agree with the morale booster comment.

    Nice work and good on the progress.

    I noted that the RoG and Deer Isle Koster are relatively close in size. I will put together a dimension comparison...
  2. Thread: Piper Blog

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    Looking proper for launch. Does backstay have...

    Looking proper for launch. Does backstay have options to adjust and bend the mast?

    I will likely be in Bay area in early June. Crew options…….

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  3. Order early and be patient. These 7 by 14...

    Order early and be patient.

    These 7 by 14 hatches (nominal size) were a special order item from Fisheries Supply. The order was placed in January and delivery was this week. Two open up the...
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    Well it is good to see Andre, bit the challenge...

    Well it is good to see Andre, bit the challenge was offered.

    I have no rationale for the answer, but I guess 6) Reinforced Trades.
    Guesses are free! Enjoy making them.

    Ants
  5. The TSCA calendar describes the options nicely. ...

    The TSCA calendar describes the options nicely.

    I plan on participating in the delta gunkholing in early June on an Islander 36 with a small wooden craft or two behind.

    There is a Big Lagoon...
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    These fast sailers are intriguing. From what I...

    These fast sailers are intriguing.

    From what I can find out online, the only organized event is a maybe one at Black Rock Desert in NV. Is that your agenda or are you willing to go without an...
  7. Mr Ants decides Not go to Washington, but rather enjoy local SACTSCA events instead

    The thrill of getting an entry submitted quickly and accepted has expired.

    The logistics require a shuttle since the event starts in Tacoma and ends in Pt Townsend. There is a once a day bus run,...
  8. Since those stanchions provide a part of the crew...

    Since those stanchions provide a part of the crew safety protocol, damaged stanchions are not an asset.
  9. Thread: Surprise!

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    Bob, I am sorry to see this as an unfortunate...

    Bob,
    I am sorry to see this as an unfortunate trend. The SSS forum is a wonderful source of information and entertainment. The amount of posting has decreased dramatically, much to our loss.
    ...
  10. This mast partner damage happened in a parking...

    This mast partner damage happened in a parking lot (thankfully).
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    Repair steps added mahogany around mast, mahogany plywood sandwich with epoxy above and below, laminated additional thickness...
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    Passage of a sattelite?

    Passage of a sattelite?
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    SSS commodores from the 1980’s. Chuck Hawley...

    SSS commodores from the 1980’s.
    Chuck Hawley around 1982 and 1983
    Peter Hogg 1984 to late 1980’s
    Ants Uiga 1989 (1/2 term due to move to So CA
    Pat Broderick 1990 (finished out my term)

    Before...
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    Before my SSS days, I sailed SBRA in my...

    Before my SSS days, I sailed SBRA in my Lightning. The SBRA circuit included many events at the Richmond YC, but Tomales Bay and the Inverness YC was a fun place to sail. Here’s a picture from the...
  14. Thanks to an order by Duckworks and their...

    Thanks to an order by Duckworks and their sailmaker in Texas (!?!), MAD has a jib. The sail was hung impromptu to look at shape and get some idea where jib sheets should go (not as shown in this...
  15. Thread: News flash!

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    Thanks for alerting us. The Three Bridge...

    Thanks for alerting us.

    The Three Bridge Fiasco writeup was excellent.

    Ants
  16. Thread: What I Saw

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    7299 and the day in Bodfish begins with a...

    7299

    and the day in Bodfish begins with a delight from the post office.

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  17. Thanks to my favorite sailmaker ( DH in Santa...

    Thanks to my favorite sailmaker ( DH in Santa Cruz), the luff of asym should be 15 feet and the existing spinnaker is 12 feet. DH suggests just fly the sail as an asymm, don’t worry about other...
  18. As for an asym, I am coming to understand some...

    As for an asym, I am coming to understand some simple arrangements that will work.

    Step 2 is to send the sail and boat dimensions to a sailmaker to see if the sail mods are reasonable.

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    That design and construction for the lofting...

    That design and construction for the lofting points seems stout. Probably no need to think about it again when it is completed.

    When it comes to the lifting bridle, it is useful to have some...
  20. Thanks for the suggestion. Since I have never...

    Thanks for the suggestion. Since I have never set or used an asymmetrical spinnaker, it simply was not on my personal radar.

    Some sail area info. The boat came with a 84 sf lug sail. I am...
  21. There is a spinnaker to be added, but the pole is...

    There is a spinnaker to be added, but the pole is problematic.

    Lug sail can be shifted backwards or forward relative to the mast, but one side of the mast has sail in the way. The spinnaker has...
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    My guess: 33 hours, 7 minutes Ants PS my...

    My guess: 33 hours, 7 minutes

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    PS my first arrival at Santa Barbara in 1980 or thereabouts was my first offshore passage as skipper. The sun had not risen yet, and I was following the...
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    It seems there is no competition for the...

    It seems there is no competition for the macapuno, so far.

    Since I already changed my estimate once, there will be no other changes. However, I will reveal an error in my guess. My basis for the...
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    My guess is item #3 is the untruth. Please add 5...

    My guess is item #3 is the untruth.
    Please add 5 hours to my estimate since a projected departure is known.
    Revised arrival - Tuesday, 3:22 pm.

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    Arrival at Santa Barbara Harbour entrance on...

    Arrival at Santa Barbara Harbour entrance on Tuesday, 10:22am.

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