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    Sold!

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    Hi Bob, LD here. I'm not an expert by any means...

    Hi Bob, LD here. I'm not an expert by any means but there are a couple of things to consider. First, the age of the original wood. Older boats often have wood that's basically rain forest timber...
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    Spindrift 11-ft Nesting Dinghy

    I'm selling my beloved 11-ft Spindrift nesting dinghy - learn more at https://bandbyachtdesigns.com/spindrift. I built Blue Moon about 13 years ago and it's traveled with us from Alaska to Mexico. It...
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    For me it's about self reliance. I really enjoy...

    For me it's about self reliance. I really enjoy the feeling I get from completing a project by myself. A solo sail is a big "project" -- even a daysail gives me a feeling of accomplishment. And then...
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    Turbo Camper in "12

    Turbo Camper in "12
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    One more memorie.5362

    One more memorie.5362
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    53605359 One of my favorite memories of the...

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    One of my favorite memories of the 2008 SHTP--and trust me, there were many--was when Skip Allen and Wildflower escorted me into Hanalei Bay. In fact, if memory serves, he met every...
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    Because of my history with Dave King I knew they...

    Because of my history with Dave King I knew they would have gotten there. They did. I think Dave took four and some of the other big boats took some.
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    Hey Bob, I'm chuckling at your confusion because...

    Hey Bob, I'm chuckling at your confusion because it's a confusing subject. Here is a little online calculator that may help: http://www.ohmslawcalculator.com/ohms-law-calculator For solar panels,...
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    Hey Bob, I was going over Surprise's updated...

    Hey Bob, I was going over Surprise's updated energy budget. It looks like you've got about 48 hours before you NEED to charge. I think if you were willing to put up with running the engine every day...
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    Or this...

    Or this...
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    To clarify, my generator idea was in response to...

    To clarify, my generator idea was in response to Bpb's desire to not invest the time, effort and cost of installing a big solar system he'd use once and then store in his garage. Over years of using...
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    Jackie, we had a great trip up Snodgrass a few...

    Jackie, we had a great trip up Snodgrass a few years ago. Took the skiff all the way to I-5. We were the only ones at The Meadows.
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    If you can find the CM-93 chart pac, it has all...

    If you can find the CM-93 chart pac, it has all the charts of the world. I have two versions. Anyone that wants them I can copy.
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    Was out sailing with our friends on their Mull 30...

    Was out sailing with our friends on their Mull 30 and look who we found! 4235
  17. Dacron Hank-On Storm Jib for 30-36' boat - $250

    I have a Dacron hank-on storm jib for sale. It sailed to Hawaii & back with me in 2008, with Gary Gould on Pakele in 2010, and has been sitting in storage ever since. It's in absolutely terrific...
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    LD here. We're looking forward to dinner soon!...

    LD here. We're looking forward to dinner soon! With our 'little' boat in the Bay Area, we drive up about once a month. Sounds like it's time for a drive up the beach instead of stinky I-5. But tell...
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    Hi Skip, Hal and Margret Roth were and are my...

    Hi Skip,

    Hal and Margret Roth were and are my hero's. While some in my group really idolized Lin & Larry, and the go simple ethos, I felt more of a connection to the Roths, and the way they...
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    What I remember about the 94' race is that Reed...

    What I remember about the 94' race is that Reed Overshiner sailed a IMF to HI in two weeks. That has to be a record for a Folkboat.
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    Jackie, you are a treasure to our group. Thank...

    Jackie, you are a treasure to our group. Thank you.
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    LaDonna and I really enjoy reading your 'blog',...

    LaDonna and I really enjoy reading your 'blog', Skip. Every time I open the SSS site and this thread is highlighted, I click on it first to see what's new with you. We really enjoy hearing about your...
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    Anchor down in Clipper Cove. Did we have a...

    Anchor down in Clipper Cove. Did we have a working channel for tomorrow morning?
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    I will be in Clipper by sundown, just come over...

    I will be in Clipper by sundown, just come over and raft, no matter the time.
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    ...oh, way up there off of the Berkley pier, I...

    ...oh, way up there off of the Berkley pier, I will have to spend the night in Clipper to make it by 10a. Anybody want to raft?
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