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    Is the awards meeting at Encinal?

    Is the awards meeting at Encinal?
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    Does this mean you really really wonít be doing...

    Does this mean you really really wonít be doing another SHTP? Following the bread crumbs here.
  3. . Oh dear. Tom is just trying to help us fit...

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    Oh dear. Tom is just trying to help us fit in, trying to encourage us to make new friends with the right sort of people. And still we manufacture all these frivolous reasons for not doing so....
  4. Thread: What I Saw

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    To the Delta Again

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    This is Dura Mater's third trip to the Delta. Before leaving I spent an afternoon removing Ocean Requirements. Off came Carliane's EPIRB and maps, Tom's storm jib, Greg's 50 watt solar panel...
  5. We know Nathalie. She has an acceptable boat....

    We know Nathalie. She has an acceptable boat. Maybe we could charter Envolee for the day, wear matching SSS shirts, take our hats off in the dining room afterwards? There would be food, right? I...
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    Who is Ian Ferguson, from Emeryville,...

    Who is Ian Ferguson, from Emeryville, representing the Singlehanded Sailing Society in the Transpac? I don't remember his boat in any of our races. I don't even know how to type the name of his...
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    Howard and I went sailing together Wed night...

    Howard and I went sailing together Wed night instead of racing in the RYC beercans. Howard on his boat, me on mine. He says I have reminded him of how pleasant is singlehanding. :-) So now he’s...
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    My dockmate, Howard, is motoring over to BMC as I...

    My dockmate, Howard, is motoring over to BMC as I type. Ryan is re-rigging his 911 Sea Ya. That wire will be on the scrap heap soon enough. Lots of potential rigging for Piper there.
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    Hi, Ignacio. I remember you from the pre race...

    Hi, Ignacio. I remember you from the pre race seminars. Then you kind of wandered off. It is nice to hear from you again. Earlier today I sent a thank you email to the SF Coasties and to Vessel...
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    Sea Wisdom: What happened out there?

    Will Lee will be unable to attend the Debrief/Awards meeting on July 24, so I emailed him to ask if he would be interested in talking about his Long Pac experience aboard Sea Wisdom. He agreed and we...
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    Hahaha! Inhibit singlehanders? Iíll bring my...

    Hahaha! Inhibit singlehanders? Iíll bring my little Lumix videocam on its tripod and my iphone. Just ordered new micro discs. No wifi needed. And might Mr Hedgehog still have access to that fancy hi...
  12. Thread: Newbie

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    Stay tuned, Steve. There will be lots of stories...

    Stay tuned, Steve. There will be lots of stories posted here on the LongPac thread by the sailors who just finished that race. It was a doozey.
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    "... baking cookies as I'm only a few miles out...

    "... baking cookies as I'm only a few miles out from the GG Bridge." Randy, you kill me.
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    A message from Ray Irvine/Jibeset

    All trackers work much the same way:

    Boats —-> Communications Network (e.g. Iridium) —-> Tracker server (e.g. Garmin) <—— Jibeset (Jibeset polls the server for new data every 3 to 15 minutes)
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  15. Thread: Surprise!

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    Return from the maelstrom

    Walked down E Dock Sunday morning to see whether Bob was awake. What was this? No Bob! Seems someone collected him Saturday night and wouldn't let him drive home. I have never. Repeat: NEVER seen a...
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    Rainbow Finishes

    https://vimeo.com/346774036
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    Cliff is flying into the finish @ 17 knots!

    Cliff is flying into the finish @ 17 knots!
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    Iím at GGYC, Carliane w DM. Cí mon over. Anyone...

    Iím at GGYC, Carliane w DM. Cí mon over. Anyone else?
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    Thank you for the splendid analyses, Skip. I'm so...

    Thank you for the splendid analyses, Skip. I'm so glad to hear that Surprise! has decided to rest and eat before coming in. Before he left that is something Bob advised: make sure to be rested upon...
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    And let's not forget this: ORGANIZING...

    And let's not forget this:

    ORGANIZING AUTHORITY

    1.1 The Race shall be under the authority of the Race Committee of the Singlehanded Sailing Society (SSS RC), which shall have full power to...
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    Regardless of whether the boat is vying for...

    Regardless of whether the boat is vying for overall or just finishing the race, the decision is Bob's to make, and he is a Corinthian sailor. But here's a nice bit: When the call went out from the...
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    Bob would be the first person* to analyze this: ...

    Bob would be the first person* to analyze this:

    Rule 41 Outside Help
    A boat shall not receive help from any outside source, except

    (a) help for a crewmember who is ill, injured or in danger;...
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    This is so exciting.

    This is so exciting.
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    Thanks for the updates, Rob.

    http://www.jibeset.net/tv.php
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    Iím following Ruben Gabrielís advice, ordering a...

    Iím following Ruben Gabrielís advice, ordering a thin crust spinach, onion and mushroom thin crust from Extreme pizza on College Ave to go Tuesday night. Iíll ask them to cut it up into slices, put...
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