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  1. I'm proud and protective of our singlehanded race...

    I'm proud and protective of our singlehanded race to Hanalei but here's my take, as shared with another SSS'er earlier today (with minor edits):

    "As you know, I agree about the singlehanded...
  2. After they get it all spruced up, I say we...

    After they get it all spruced up, I say we re-create the "Latitude 38 founder passed out drunk in the dinghy on their beach" scene.

    Just for old time's sake...
  3. Thread: Vallejo 1-2

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    This weekend was a reminder of why I enjoy the...

    This weekend was a reminder of why I enjoy the SSS so much. The race up* was fun and competitive, and the extended time with friends was especially good.

    Thanks to the R/C for a great season.
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  4. Thread: Sss raid

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    I was thinking that your kayak with Connie's...

    I was thinking that your kayak with Connie's stadium umbrella might keep up with Jim's Laser. Some rating adjustment may be required.
  5. Thread: Sss raid

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    E-75 at RYC (far end of E dock).

    E-75 at RYC (far end of E dock).
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    Surprise! is planning on it. I might go...

    Surprise! is planning on it. I might go double-handed this year.

    Sign up here:
    https://jibeset.net/BYC000.php?RG=T005589588

    Like Jonathan said, shorthanders (single or double-handed) race on...
  7. There you go Gary. In the Shaka Challenge, your...

    There you go Gary. In the Shaka Challenge, your WS 32 rates 224 and the Olson 30 rates 96. The 100 point rating spread becomes 128. You could take the grand piano and billiard table.

    They also...
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    Ants, you are welcome to sleep aboard Surprise! ...

    Ants, you are welcome to sleep aboard Surprise! In fact, you might have the boat to yourself since I live down the road and usually go home Saturday night.
  9. Thread: Surprise!

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    Thanks Ted. Where do you keep Lively Lady? ...

    Thanks Ted. Where do you keep Lively Lady? Pretty Penny and The Shadow are both within view from Surprise!'s slip.

    Not much explanation is needed for this afternoon's project. Six out of the...
  10. Are you planning a longer return, perhaps by way...

    Are you planning a longer return, perhaps by way of the PNW? That's what I'd like to do - though 2022 is more likely than 2020 for that diversion.
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    These days it comes down to whether they have...

    These days it comes down to whether they have enough skilled labor to get the work done timely. I'd ask about that.

    The only recent word about the yard in San Rafael is that they did a couple of...
  12. Thread: Surprise!

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    Can I get a spinnaker with Samoans or Thin Mints...

    Can I get a spinnaker with Samoans or Thin Mints on it? Those are my favorites!
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  13. Thread: Surprise!

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    I didn't WANT to spend another afternoon in the...

    I didn't WANT to spend another afternoon in the lazarette, but I reminded myself that in two weeks I'll get to race to Vallejo with by buds (and bud-ettes). So dive in I did and as described above,...
  14. Thread: Surprise!

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    I installed the H5000 Autopilot CPU yesterday and...

    I installed the H5000 Autopilot CPU yesterday and will seatrial it today (after I figure out why it's not seeing the rudder transducer). It will be the primary AP and will drive the T2 hydraulic ram...
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    Here's a good article about the Penobscot 17: ...

    Here's a good article about the Penobscot 17:

    https://smallboatsmonthly.com/article/penobscot-17/

    Near the end of the Comments is one by Ed Titus, describing a capsize of his boat. I'm pretty...
  16. Thread: Surprise!

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    I get talked into things. I ordered Option A: ...

    I get talked into things. I ordered Option A:

    4777
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    Making my berth reservation. They'll be going...

    Making my berth reservation. They'll be going fast!
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    Exactly. I commented earlier about the Can...

    Exactly.

    I commented earlier about the Can doing well under ToT in the OYRA races. I sat down and computed how much of a rating hit it would take for them to finish second in a Drake's Bay race,...
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    If you say so. I haven't seen their PHRF...

    If you say so. I haven't seen their PHRF certificates.

    You are causing me to not give a crap.
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    If you compared the two boats' PHRF certificates,...

    If you compared the two boats' PHRF certificates, I'm sure you'd find the rating difference was accounted for. Any difference in the PHRF rating causes the same difference in the ultimate SHTP...
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    Then you answered your own question. These are...

    Then you answered your own question. These are NorCal PHRF adjustments, not SHTP.

    Why don't you pick up a cheap Olson 30 and do the race again?
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    It looks like a P-17 to me (and the ad says it...

    It looks like a P-17 to me (and the ad says it is). Yes, I saw the flotation comments. But I'm wondering how much water is left in it after righting it from a capsize - can it be sailed away?
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    For all, NorCal PHRF recently refreshed their...

    For all, NorCal PHRF recently refreshed their Rules and Regulations:

    http://www.yra.org/PHRF/docs/ncphrf_rules_and_guidelines.pdf

    (Gary's question is answered at section VII. 2. That...
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    No, it's three, and yes, that's a standard PHRF...

    No, it's three, and yes, that's a standard PHRF committee adjustment.
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    The three second difference was probably because...

    The three second difference was probably because that Olson 30 didn't carry a #1 genoa. It's not a modification by SSS - it's in NorCal PHRF's rules.

    Many times over the years, the SSS board has...
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