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  1. Thread: Sss raid

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    Looks like fun to me. I still want to do...

    Looks like fun to me.

    I still want to do something like this and I know someone with a big blue boat is very interested. I've also heard from another, newer SSS participant who is interested.
    ...
  2. This is an important question. Thanks for the...

    This is an important question. Thanks for the clarification, Brian.
  3. Thread: Vallejo 1-2

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    I was dead-dog slow all weekend, and will stay...

    I was dead-dog slow all weekend, and will stay that way I'm sure in until the Wildcat gets her much-needed haulout but it was still fun.

    Thanks, race committee, for sticking around on Saturday...
  4. CCA’s architectural ecologies lab????

    CCA’s architectural ecologies lab????
  5. Thread: Piper Blog

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    Little bits of progress... turns out that...

    Little bits of progress...

    turns out that church has an 1850 watt portable generator I can use for as long as I want. It hasn't run in a LONG time, so I'll get a spark plug and change out the...
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    I didn't know that! That's powerful incentive...

    I didn't know that!

    That's powerful incentive to go there instead of SF Boatworks, it's just that SF Boatworks is so close to home, and I can actually take the train to get there.
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    OK everything is finally mounted properly. The...

    OK everything is finally mounted properly. The Wildcat has a new tiller, which has an actual pin in it instead of a little bolt head. There's a switch box and an inline fuse. I bought a switch where...
  8. Thread: Vallejo 1-2

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    I like Alerion 28's. They is pretty,...

    I like Alerion 28's. They is pretty, more-or-less hassle-free and they sail good.
  9. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    A couple of guys on another sailing forum took...

    A couple of guys on another sailing forum took some cheap shots at a certain small multihull recently listed on Craigslist, to which I took mild offense.
  10. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    **High 5's and ~fist bump~.** Skip! Nice!

    **High 5's and ~fist bump~.** Skip!

    Nice!
  11. Thread: Sss raid

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    4776

    4776
  12. Thread: Sss raid

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    http://www.dinghycruising.org.uk/ also the...

    http://www.dinghycruising.org.uk/

    also the facebook group for those still on FB:

    There is a lot on the Wooden Boat Forum about "Sail and Oar" but dear GOD, you must understand that. "Sail and...
  13. Thread: Sss raid

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    That's an Arch Davis Penobscot 17? take a...

    That's an Arch Davis Penobscot 17?

    take a look, Bob.

    https://www.archdavisdesigns.com/davis_penobscot17.html

    Note this part...

    "For those who would like to do some more extended...
  14. Thread: Sss raid

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    A Lido 14 would work for a camping RAID-type...

    A Lido 14 would work for a camping RAID-type boat. So would an O'Day daysailer. An O-Day javelin...in fact, really any 14-16 foot small boat with flotation tanks / seats, but enough room to store...
  15. Thread: Sss raid

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    I would sure love to see a late Spring and then...

    I would sure love to see a late Spring and then an early Fall mini-RAID. Gut feeling is that three days is about maximum. More than that, and folks can't get the time off. Starting with an...
  16. Thread: Sss raid

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    Bob, your comment about gunter-rigged dinghies...

    Bob, your comment about gunter-rigged dinghies and my assertion that there weren't "production" gunter rigged dinghies is off the mark.

    The Tideway Series of dinghies from the UK, are available as...
  17. Thread: Sss raid

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    Yeah the Penobscot normally has a gunter. But...

    Yeah the Penobscot normally has a gunter. But that's a handmade boat, not a production.

    I didn't know Cape Dory MADE a 10-footer. Very cool.
  18. Thread: Shtp 2020!

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    If nobody has signed up to coordinate the...

    If nobody has signed up to coordinate the Emergency Steering seminar, I'll do it.
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    I'm in..

    I'm in..
  20. Thread: Sss raid

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    There really is no such animal commercially made...

    There really is no such animal commercially made that I know of. Try and find a commercially made dinghy with a gunter rig, for example. This article, and the boat it represents are just about...
  21. Thread: Piper Blog

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    Alpha has her rudder! ~~FINALLY~~ Six month...

    Alpha has her rudder! ~~FINALLY~~

    Six month project DONE.
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    The rudder has been on the boat for a year and...

    The rudder has been on the boat for a year and she REALLY needs a haulout but I'm short of boat bucks. So I pulled the rudder off the boat...blew off the tunicates and algae, realized that there was...
  23. Thread: Sss raid

    by AlanH
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    Actually, I suggested that we have the RAID on a...

    Actually, I suggested that we have the RAID on a weekend that didn't conflict with an already-existing SSS event, but Jim and Ants can do it on the V-1-2 weekend, so here we are.
  24. Thread: Sss raid

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    Hey, a mutineer... that would be fun, but I'm...

    Hey, a mutineer... that would be fun, but I'm more likely to go for a more cruising-oriented dinghy like a Wayfarer or a CL16. Also on the possible list might a very rowable beach cruiser around 16...
  25. Thread: Vallejo 1-2 2019

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    And for those of you who prefer little boats,...

    And for those of you who prefer little boats, don't forget that there's a charge-free cruise-along coincident with the Vallejo "1".
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