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  1. Thread: Liferaft

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    Liferaft

    Sea-Safe four-person valise purchased from Mike Cunningham, who bought it new. It has been aboard Surprise! just twice (stored dry belowdecks) and otherwise stored in a closet at home. It weighs 68...
  2. Thread: spinnakers or not

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    Back to the OP - If you're considering Racing....

    Back to the OP - If you're considering Racing. Downwind. to Hawaii, consider the boredom factor. In 2006 the wind was light for much of the race. Dr. Lou was racing his Swan 51 and hadn't intended...
  3. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I understand that Ann is quite the artist as...

    I understand that Ann is quite the artist as well.



    SLIVER and FRANCIS LEE - Perry design for Kim Bottles.
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  4. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    What Daydreamer said.

    What Daydreamer said.
  5. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Where do I start? The Inverness Yacht Club is an...

    Where do I start? The Inverness Yacht Club is an idyllic spot on picturesque Tomales Bay. It's a sailor's Camelot. The breeze was perfect, the hospitality unmatched and the boats were a blast to...
  6. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    The boat was re-donated to the RYC Foundation (we...

    The boat was re-donated to the RYC Foundation (we sold it once before) and we've had it for a couple of years. We plan to race it in the RYC Midwinters to show it off. It looks like a new boat but...
  7. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    So sad for the loss of Jim DeWitt. He was around...

    So sad for the loss of Jim DeWitt. He was around RYC regularly, with his mischievous grin and a story. Our family's first boat (1968) had DeWitt sails.

    For those who may not have known him,...
  8. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Late one night we launched a fully-rigged Laser...

    Late one night we launched a fully-rigged Laser into the pool at Tinsley Island. What goes around comes around.
  9. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    I don't think they would fit under the hiking...

    I don't think they would fit under the hiking straps, and the colour would clash with the yellow hull.

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  10. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    That's a bit over the $30 limit on our family's...

    That's a bit over the $30 limit on our family's Secret Santa list. (I'm asking for a quart of Epifanes and some sandpaper.)
  11. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Just for kicks I googled "Prada". You can buy a...

    Just for kicks I googled "Prada". You can buy a handbag (a HANDBAG) for $4,400, or a Prada bomber jacket for $15,000.

    Heck, I could buy some sails for that kind of money!
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    Greg, I gather that affects all the dry-sailed...

    Greg, I gather that affects all the dry-sailed boats at Brickyard Cove (er, The Boardwalk)?

    With one of the two RYC hoists out as well, that's huge.
  13. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    You don't state whether SMART SHOES was also on...

    You don't state whether SMART SHOES was also on starboard. If so, your comment that LADYBUG was three feet to leeward and had come from astern made me think of this:

    "17. ON THE SAME TACK; PROPER...
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    Update: We're up to eight singlehanders and four...

    Update: We're up to eight singlehanders and four double-handers (not counting the Alerion 28s) for the Berkeley Midwinters. The first race is this coming Sunday (11/13).

    I'm considering...
  15. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    As posted elsewhere, I installed Wichard's...

    As posted elsewhere, I installed Wichard's Gyb'Easy boom brake. It worked well during the Pacific Cup, both to reduce the shock loads during shorthanded gybes and as a preventer in lighter wind and...
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    So far we have three singlehanders signed up for...

    So far we have three singlehanders signed up for the Berkeley (Sunday) Midwinters, along with a couple of double-handers.

    The first race is November 13th. The R/C sets the divisions a week before...
  17. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Oh, THERE it is. I hope the dog is still inside.

    Oh, THERE it is. I hope the dog is still inside.
  18. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    https://www.iceboat.org/2022/10/22/a-new-world-rec...

    https://www.iceboat.org/2022/10/22/a-new-world-record-biggest-iceboat-in-the-world/

    And here's a fun article about Bill Mattison, who rebuilt the previous record-holder (for size) in 2006:
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  19. Thread: 2022 Vallejo 1-2

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    Slack, those are great photos! I should just...

    Slack, those are great photos! I should just delete my feeble attempts with the old iPhone.
  20. Thread: 2022 Vallejo 1-2

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    7773

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    7772

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  22. Thread: 2022 Vallejo 1-2

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    More Envolee! 7771

    More Envolee!

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  23. Thread: 2022 Vallejo 1-2

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    One more of Stink Eye: 7770

    One more of Stink Eye:

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  24. Thread: 2022 Vallejo 1-2

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    Maybe a better shot of Basic Instinct - didn't...

    Maybe a better shot of Basic Instinct - didn't try to zoom as much:

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  25. Thread: 2022 Vallejo 1-2

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    ​Zaff 7768

    ​Zaff

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