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    Coming in on a "Wing and a Prayer," Synthia and...

    Coming in on a "Wing and a Prayer," Synthia and Danny are 100 miles SE of destination Ko'olina, Oahu on the 16th day of their delivery of a Jeanneau Sunfast 3200 from Tahiti to Hawaii.

    The one...
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    If you're looking for a Holiday gift for your...

    If you're looking for a Holiday gift for your favorite singlehander, the recently published novel RAROTONGA authored by Christian Williams may fill the bill.

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    Christian, a singlehanded...
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    The "bomb cyclone" that hit N.Cal/Southern Oregon...

    The "bomb cyclone" that hit N.Cal/Southern Oregon last week created some of the highest waves ever recorded off the California coast.

    A 75-footer was recorded 20 miles off Cape Mendocino in...
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    Joe from Sirius returned my call this evening....

    Joe from Sirius returned my call this evening. Sirius makes the Weems and Plath Electronic Flares under discussion.

    Joe reported the soon to be discontinued model C-1001 ($60) and the soon to be...
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    Thanks to Jackie for alerting me to this article...

    Thanks to Jackie for alerting me to this article about the newer models of electronic flares becoming available. A flare with bluetooth and lithium batteries? Certain to lighten your wallet.
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    Hold your Horses. Apparently West Marine,...

    Hold your Horses. Apparently West Marine, Amazon, and others are selling the "Electronic Flare, Model C-1001" that I just bought for $60 that is about to be discontinued in 3 weeks. This in 2...
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    Though WILDFLOWER is inspected yearly by the CG...

    Though WILDFLOWER is inspected yearly by the CG Auxiliary, prominently displays her courtesy sticker, and has never failed an inspection, nevertheless, for unknown reasons, we attract on-the-water...
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    Southern Monterey Bay is under a High Wind...

    Southern Monterey Bay is under a High Wind Warning for possible storm force conditions during the next 41 hours. Says the NWS, based in Monterey: "HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST...
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    Wow. Pressure dropping to 971.6 millibars inside...

    Wow. Pressure dropping to 971.6 millibars inside 24 hours is extreme...Buoy 46027 is St. George Reef.
    https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=46027 The weather buoy is anchored 2.5...
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    Gary is not kidding about tying down the house...

    Gary is not kidding about tying down the house roof. There's an historical meterological "bomb cyclone" with direct aim at Brookings, Oregon due to arrive this afternoon with storm force winds 55...
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    4918 Look at all the pretty colors! Last...

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    Look at all the pretty colors!

    Last night's graveyard shift National Weather Service forecaster must have gotten bored and pulled out his colored pencils.
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    Thanks all for educational elucidations,...

    Thanks all for educational elucidations, especially gybing techniques and terminology on catboats. DAZZLER wins the trivia prize for "Hudson River Gybe" and I didn't even have to ask the question,...
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    Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner. Howard and...

    Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner. Howard and Yvonne not only get a chicken dinner but stuffing too with all the trimmings.

    WILDFLOWER was motoring just outside Santa Cruz Harbor at 4 knots. The...
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    Though I haven't seen Tom's boat, I'll take a...

    Though I haven't seen Tom's boat, I'll take a guess at what all those lines are leading aft. Mileage may vary.

    Port side (in Jackie's pic) in no particular order are the port side choker, the...
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    A brief conversation yesterday with a...

    A brief conversation yesterday with a singlehander, Phillipe from Argentina, who'd recently arrived in Santa Cruz Harbor on his 32 foot cruising cutter IMILOA on less than auspicious circumstances. ...
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    Though INTERMISSION doesn't definitely say "TWS...

    Though INTERMISSION doesn't definitely say "TWS = 4 knots," I take his answer as being correct, "a North wind at 4 knots." Congrats! Come for a visit anytime to CBC and collect your edible prize.
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    Ants was our most recent trivia winner. And...

    Ants was our most recent trivia winner. And we've shared Marianne's Macapuno ice cream with pomegranate seed topping and TJ's Triple Ginger Snaps with Ants and Marsha here at Capitola Boat Club and...
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    For those unfamiliar with "SER", it stands for...

    For those unfamiliar with "SER", it stands for "Safety Equipment Requirements."

    SHTP SER 3.33.1 states: "A boat shall have mainsail reefing capable of reducing the luff length by at least 40%​ OR...
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    4886 "A Man, A Dog, a Boat." Thanks to...

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    "A Man, A Dog, a Boat."

    Thanks to Annie for this photo of a Beetlecat in a pastoral setting at sunset during a dogwalk at Santa Cruz Harbor earlier this week.

    The first Beetle catboat...
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    New Boat 4 Dazzler. It's always a happy event to...

    New Boat 4 Dazzler. It's always a happy event to welcome a boat to the SSS fleet. :D In this case Wyliecat 30 #18, as yet un-renamed, will soon join the fleet in Brickyard Cove.

    DAZZLER's...
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    Excitement ahead for the "raucous" conclusion of...

    Excitement ahead for the "raucous" conclusion of the Baja Ha Ha tomorrow at Cabo San Lucas?

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    Before we get too off track. One of the...

    Before we get too off track.

    One of the greatest watermen of all time, Duke Paoa Kahino Makoe Hulikohoa Kahanamoku, won 5 Olympic medals, including 3 Gold, in swimming between 1912 and 1924. ...
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    4 Olympic medals total over 20 years, 2 of which...

    4 Olympic medals total over 20 years, 2 of which are gold.
    The 4 medals were won in two distinct sports, not two different sailing classes of one sport like say Laser and Finn. Two distinct sports:...
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    Sorry, Steve. Paul Cayard has not won an Olympic...

    Sorry, Steve. Paul Cayard has not won an Olympic medal, nor sailed in an America's Cup finals as defender.

    Sorry, BobJ. Will Baylis has an Olympic Silver medal in the Soling in 1988. But that's...
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    Our friend from San Francisco Bay has won 4...

    Our friend from San Francisco Bay has won 4 Olympic medals, 2 Gold, in two distinct sports in 4 Olympics over 20 years. As well, this individual has successfully defended the America's Cup. I doubt...
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