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    They should be wearing #10 Jimmy G Jerseys..After...

    They should be wearing #10 Jimmy G Jerseys..After the great Joe M & B Walch run, the new era will be..Gar...op...polo...with Shanahan & Lynch...
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    Sled, to add to your point. Sometime back and may...

    Sled, to add to your point. Sometime back and may not be exact but I remember Robert Flowerman telling me a similar issue if you are over cranking you motor trying to bled the fuel, to also close the...
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    Thank you Slackwater! Good picture and first I...

    Thank you Slackwater! Good picture and first I have of my new toy Koke Honu on the water. Looks like just before the start when I was a little early and I was trying to scrub off time before sheeting...
  4. Thread: 2019 Fiasco

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    Yep, I really miss our old Golf 108 and under...

    Yep, I really miss our old Golf 108 and under group, you on Ragtime, Dirk multiple boats, David Temerity, Brian Red Sky and many other great racers. SSS is turning into the Doublehanded Sailing...
  5. Thread: 2019 Fiasco

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    Unfortunately no. As former RC I got my ear...

    Unfortunately no. As former RC I got my ear chewed of many time over NOR/SSI #10a which defines you need compilation to win. Best I can hope for is a Participation Trophy = T-Shirt
  6. Thread: 2019 Fiasco

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    Was it something I said? Of the 333 boats in...

    Was it something I said?

    Of the 333 boats in the race 25 are Multihulls but only one singlehanded multihull..signed lonely
  7. Thread: 2019 Fiasco

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    Not sure if this is a computer programing issue...

    Not sure if this is a computer programing issue but for last few days SailFlow has shown little to no wind all day. Now and all of a sudden the early morning spiked to 11-12K with gusts 25-33K. Hard...
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    Poll: You mean like an internal fold down or push down...

    You mean like an internal fold down or push down erudder? That would be really cool and keep the stern clean. I guess you could make some kind of a water trunk like some of the small sailboat...
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    Poll: Bob, not sure about the original building intent...

    Bob, not sure about the original building intent on sail balance, but it seems like a larger main (maybe more roach or square top) could makeup the lost sail area with less hassle. Not sure how it...
  10. Thread: 2019 Fiasco

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    More options yes. With Lightspeed’s hanked on...

    More options yes. With Lightspeed’s hanked on headsails it was either a 110 or 135 stuck with dock pick, and with no windless no quick anchor hold in place. Now with both jib & screacher...
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    My strategy is to take a sheet of paper rip it in...

    My strategy is to take a sheet of paper rip it in half and write clockwise on one and counter clockwise on the other. I wad both up and put in my pocket. At my 5 min mark I put one out and that’s the...
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    Sat looks like good TBF race practice weather,...

    Sat looks like good TBF race practice weather, light to no wind. I will be practicing keeping the spin flying, in any competition?
  13. Thread: Surprise!

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    Besides 2019 SSS and a few BAMA races my new Honu...

    Besides 2019 SSS and a few BAMA races my new Honu ride wants to try out the Delta. I can finely explore places Lightspeed could never imagine. I do need to start over on my NCORC gear before any...
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    Tom is thinking about SSS races in 2019 but is...

    Tom is thinking about SSS races in 2019 but is frustrated PHRF rated CLOUD at 114 the same as a Cal40. That makes it hard to compete.
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    Jackie, RYC is definitely an SSS Club. Gordie was...

    Jackie, RYC is definitely an SSS Club. Gordie was also around and Al & I just sponsored Tom Patterson and Sue Estey.

    I got tired of towing Koke Honu down so she is now in the dry yard ready to...
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    BAMA website has 2019 SSS race dates posted as...

    BAMA website has 2019 SSS race dates posted as part of BAMA’s calendar if you want to look and save the dates..Rick
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    Cruise Forum Idea. Bob said we just need to get...

    Cruise Forum Idea. Bob said we just need to get organized, and Solosailor said we do not need another Crusing Org. So what about just adding a main topic of Cruising in the Forum.

    When I became...
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    Now this sounds like the direction I am looking...

    Now this sounds like the direction I am looking for. Lightspeed was always a hassle without a windless. Koke Honu’s anchor is only 4#. She has more space than you might think with the “top up” and...
  19. Thread: What I Saw

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    Yep that is Greg! Koke Honu Spin is Hot Green...

    Yep that is Greg! Koke Honu Spin is Hot Green with Honu 3821
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    Dan, I will buy the first round! Maybe we need to...

    Dan, I will buy the first round! Maybe we need to have Ray tweek the Jibeset signup page format or SI wording. The bottom line is I think we all want as many races as possible and on an even playing...
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    Ok guys, let’s peel the bandaid off this old...

    Ok guys, let’s peel the bandaid off this old issue and each make his case pro or con and then have a beer in Vallejo. Remember I am a RC “has been” and carry no weight going forward.

    History for...
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    It is the skippers choice to sail Sunday single...

    It is the skippers choice to sail Sunday single or double. Some would argue single with less weight is an advantage. The single was added Sunday so skipper were not disqualified if they sailed back...
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    I must admit it is fun to be an armchair racer...

    I must admit it is fun to be an armchair racer this year. So speaking of electronics If I look at the SHTP site on my Laptop I get a great tracker map but the last written update says the race start...
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    2018 Race to Alaska https://r2ak.com starts this...

    2018 Race to Alaska https://r2ak.com starts this Thursday 6/14. I will be betting on one the 9 multi's this year. Koke Honu Corsair F-24
  25. Thread: Muddy Water

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    The infamous Marker #7 I presume. Is the lemon...

    The infamous Marker #7 I presume. Is the lemon bread part of your NorCal Emergancy Equipment?
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