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    7940 For Macapuno, if you could see only the...

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    For Macapuno, if you could see only the bow of this beauty, what could be said about her design and place of build?
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    I'm all for alternative energy sources. But good...

    I'm all for alternative energy sources. But good grief, the winning Euro bidders can't be serious about anchoring floating wind turbines, over 300' high, in waters 3,320 feet deep 20 miles offshore...
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    A new 110 for Fleet 19 in Puget Sound is nearing...

    A new 110 for Fleet 19 in Puget Sound is nearing completion at Tom George's shop at Port Townsend and about to be sent out for fairing, painting, and rigging. But how will Santa get TWITTERPATED...
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    What pic, Milly? If you mean SLIVER aka FRANCIS...

    What pic, Milly? If you mean SLIVER aka FRANCIS LEE, she was featured in Wooden Boat 252, Sept./Oct, 2016. I can probably tell you more about the boat..I've been aboard SLIVER with owner Kim...
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    7923 7924 7925 Yosemite Valley,...

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    Yosemite Valley, yesterday, 12/02/22 photos by Joe McKeown, first ascender of historic Coonyard Pinnacle on Glacier Point with Bill Amborn and Rich Calderwood, September,...
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    You can me at 8threeone-475-zero2seven8. Both...

    You can me at 8threeone-475-zero2seven8. Both boats are plywood. PEACH's hull # is 655 and MIRACLES is #221. Most of the older boats have been rebuilt, and this is the case with MIRACLEs. PEACH spent...
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    7921 LOA = 61'-11" Beam = 9'-10" BobJ has...

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    LOA = 61'-11" Beam = 9'-10"

    BobJ has both names correct: SLIVER aka FRANCIS LEE
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    Hi Ian. The Kaneohe keel brought back on MAS!...

    Hi Ian. The Kaneohe keel brought back on MAS! trailer was transported to Port Townsend where it has been hung from a new 110 being completed for the PNW Fleet 19 fleet headquartered at Bainbridge...
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    [QUOTE=Philpott;32038][QUOTE=sleddog;32035]Surely...

    There's a lot of pretty 110's. But IMO Annie Lewis's SILVER SURFER, above, is the most beautiful! And she does all her own maintenance while living/teaching in Fresno. And yes, the upside down...
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    Surely someone can tell us what this is being...

    Surely someone can tell us what this is being moved down the road at Kaneohe, HI, circa 1982.

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    DAYDREAMER and BobJ are correct, although a...

    DAYDREAMER and BobJ are correct, although a better word might be reducing friction rather than chafe. School is still out on SMART SHOES whether converting to 2 part jib sheets when the breeze is up...
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    We got a Trivia lined up in the outbox for...

    We got a Trivia lined up in the outbox for Macapuno. This one shouldn't be too hard, as there is a hint in the last paragraph of post 5336. What were David Hodges and Sleddog doing this morning...
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    Best to check your rudder before shoving off on...

    Best to check your rudder before shoving off on the SHTP. I can't imagine 11 days at sea as these 3 did. But you do what you gotta do. There But For the Grace of God Go We.

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    7907 L-R Cliff Shaw, Milly Biller, Annie Lewis,...

    7907 L-R Cliff Shaw, Milly Biller, Annie Lewis, Sleddog, David West, and Bob Johnson. Jackie Philpott is taking the pic. That's the IYC Race Committee shack and windowed wall in the background,...
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    Not "confused." Juveniles having fun! Not sure...

    Not "confused." Juveniles having fun! Not sure RKJ was aboard.. This rambunctiousness has been going on for several years in that area, and is spreading north as orca pods learn from each other....
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    Sir Robin Knox-Johnson checks in: On November...

    Sir Robin Knox-Johnson checks in:

    On November 24 at 0835 GMT off the Spanish coast of Cape Finisterre (Lat 42 53.6N Long 009 30.3W), a pod of 7-10 Orcas surrounded my Farr 56 SANJULA and began to...
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    7901 What's this? SSS meets Inverness YC 110...

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    What's this? SSS meets Inverness YC 110 Fleet 56 for Sail-a-110 Day on Tomales Bay in perfect conditions: smooth water and wind 6-14 knots. There was Philpott driving SILVER SURFER with...
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    Does this mean you are now a Snipe owner? If so,...

    Does this mean you are now a Snipe owner? If so, Congrats! A cool thing about Snipes is they can be sailed with a mixed or junior crew. Weight and strength not so critical. I think my brother and...
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    7897 1959 Snipe Jr. World's Champ Scott Allan...

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    1959 Snipe Jr. World's Champ Scott Allan on his Eichenlaub Snipe GEM in a Santa Ana Wind, Newport Harbor. Scott was first to have an aluminum daggerboard on a Snipe, partly because his...
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    Sorry to hear this, an End of an Era. Jimmy was...

    Sorry to hear this, an End of an Era. Jimmy was the best of friends, a wonderful painter, outstanding competitor, boat designer, sail maker, and oh, so much more. One of his prints has hung above...
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    In a shocking development in the current...

    In a shocking development in the current singlehanded Golden Globe Race, Tapio Lehtinen had just 5 minutes to abandon before ASTERIA sank. Tapio was asleep when awoken by a loud bang to find his...
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    7882 A nice shot yesterday by Rainer of his...

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    A nice shot yesterday by Rainer of his and Howard's pigeon flock at Santa Cruz Harbor. Curiously, pigeons don't migrate. In Rainer's flock is at least one banded homing pigeon, "Bandy," who...
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    Some have inquired as to my intention of founding...

    Some have inquired as to my intention of founding the CBC, the renowned Capitola Boat Club, other than welcoming sailing friends for High Tea and cookies. The answer is for years I was nixed from...
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    It took a team of 60 to design this America's 40...

    It took a team of 60 to design this America's 40 foot prototype. Sir Thomas Lipton is likely rolling over in his grave and my eyes hurt trying to tell which tack the thing is on.
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    For...
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    Drake was having problems with teredos (ship...

    Drake was having problems with teredos (ship worms) compromising GOLDEN HIND's rudder. But nothing like this, where a pod of orcas swam away with the rudder, sinking the boat. ...
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