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  1. Thread: Surprise!

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    I'm curious why the reluctance to use the engine...

    I'm curious why the reluctance to use the engine for charging? Is the idea to have a backup in case the engine has trouble? Will the new powerful alternator not put the engine under sufficient load...
  2. A suggestion coming from a double handed entrant,...

    A suggestion coming from a double handed entrant, and somewhat new participant in the SSS. Having boats/crews with such different performance characteristics on the same playing field is a problem...
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    Have you talked to a customs broker? They should...

    Have you talked to a customs broker? They should be able to tell you everything you need to know about the import process, forms, procedures... Also I'm pretty sure in your situation (commercial...
  4. Went out sailing with Bob this weekend, Not only...

    Went out sailing with Bob this weekend, Not only did we have a blast, but got lots of great tips! Thanks for showing me around my boat Bob! look forward to seeing everyone out there on Saturday.
  5. It does look riveted there, but it's actually a...

    It does look riveted there, but it's actually a screw.

    Here's a question. How do i know if the sheaves are for wire rope or were replaced? I've seen sheaves with a sort of double radius or...
  6. 4963 Just got back from a quick trip to the...

    4963

    Just got back from a quick trip to the yard, guessing you gave phil the same advice on jam cleats? One project down!
  7. That thing is huge! Should be fun to play with....

    That thing is huge! Should be fun to play with.

    I ended up getting a new stainless strut made, fortunately on the insurance company. It looks really good, and while it might be a tad bit...
  8. Nice! Too bad Ragtime isn't still around for a...

    Nice! Too bad Ragtime isn't still around for a rematch. Thanks for the pictures, that looks like a pretty epic day on the bay.

    What made you go with the jam cleats rather than a cam cleat setup?...
  9. Thanks Bob! Assuming nothing else goes wrong,...

    Thanks Bob!

    Assuming nothing else goes wrong, which with my luck recently, isn't a great bet, the boat should be in the water in a week or so. Plan is for the boat to get offloaded at grand...
  10. First things first: What to add to help with shorthanded sailing.

    Hello all

    I want to introduce myself to the forum and ask for some assistance from the collective wisdom of this forum. Also Bob i'm looking at you :) I've been entering some SSS races for the...
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    The fence post bolted on to the back doesn't...

    The fence post bolted on to the back doesn't inspire confidence...
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    This is on craigslist ...

    This is on craigslist

    https://monterey.craigslist.org/tro/d/fairfield-2016-sailboat-trailer/6989388964.html

    I'm in need of a trailer short term in the next month or so, maybe we could work...
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