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    In bicycle racing we used to "sit on" the rider...

    In bicycle racing we used to "sit on" the rider in the lead, with our front tire inches away from their back tire. This was good for about a 20% wind resistance reduction. In a pack or peloton, the...
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    Walk to 1st street, turn right. take a left at...

    Walk to 1st street, turn right. take a left at Military, and then a right on W 7th street. Go under 780, and the Burger King is near the Starbucks and the Raley's.
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    I think you might want to edit the LOA . . .

    I think you might want to edit the LOA . . .
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    I bought a new switch for my Yanmar, my panel is...

    I bought a new switch for my Yanmar, my panel is below, but the switch fell apart one day when I was troubleshooting a starting issue.
    The key and the contacts are totally separate; the key part...
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    Tomales Bay would be nice place to RAID. Put in...

    Tomales Bay would be nice place to RAID. Put in at Miller park, run down to Marshall for some oysters, camp anywhere on the western shore, come out at Inverness.
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    It is quite good. An impressive amount of footage...

    It is quite good. An impressive amount of footage from back in the day, interspersed with present day interviews.
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    Thirty plus years ago, I went there in a 26'...

    Thirty plus years ago, I went there in a 26' swing keel pop top.
    A long trip to get a half mile away from the Sacramento river.
    It felt like I was on the jungle boat ride at the mouse house....
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    A hydro generator is one thing, but running an...

    A hydro generator is one thing, but running an engine is absurd.
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    Was the boat's VHF base station DSC, and was that...

    Was the boat's VHF base station DSC, and was that the one used for the first two Pan Pan calls, that went unanswered?
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    No Racer here, but I couldn't round Pt.Sur once...

    No Racer here, but I couldn't round Pt.Sur once on my way North, and had to turn tail back to Morro; it took all night.
    I haven't drank any soda in about 17 years, but I keep a few onboard, along...
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    Would that paint have worked any better in...

    Would that paint have worked any better in different waters?
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    We have no inflatable life jackets aboard. I...

    We have no inflatable life jackets aboard. I don't trust them either; just another thing to go wrong or expire. I can wear mine under or over foulies, hoodies, or over both.
  13. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    What is the length of darkness at that latitude...

    What is the length of darkness at that latitude this time of year; four hours?

    The 11.48' waves at 8 seconds in the South Hecate Strait @ 17:00 this afternoon is not my idea of a good time.
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    My wife's grandpa used to sling 21' sections of...

    My wife's grandpa used to sling 21' sections of pipe under his car on center, to bring them home.
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    The pin is not only to keep the line from jumping...

    The pin is not only to keep the line from jumping the roller, but keeps the cheeks from spreading from side loads, as so many boats found out the hard way in the great Cabo storm of the late 70's or...
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    This seems like a teachable moment... If there...

    This seems like a teachable moment...

    If there were five boats on moorings, and two came ashore, what was the difference with the three that didn't come ashore?
    Many boaters in the San Juans, tie...
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    Holding out on the "Don't laugh" thread? ;) ...

    Holding out on the "Don't laugh" thread? ;)

    Biting my tongue.
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    If the weight isn't stainless, I've got a big...

    If the weight isn't stainless, I've got a big magnet on a rope you could use.
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    We're rattling the scabbard towards going down...

    We're rattling the scabbard towards going down the coast this summer. Do you know yet when you're going up river?
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    How many PHRF points will the new rudder subtract...

    How many PHRF points will the new rudder subtract from your current rating?
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    Per your excellent suggestion I looked at some...

    Per your excellent suggestion I looked at some propane monitors. According to the surveyor I'm supposed to have a CO monitor too, so I'll probably opt for a unit that monitors both. RV places have a...
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    The block under your compass that makes it...

    The block under your compass that makes it vertical, instead of the slight slant forward that the aft part your house has.
    Hal McCormack says they can't be compensated otherwise; I need two of them.
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    Take another batch of oatmeal raisin to BMC, and...

    Take another batch of oatmeal raisin to BMC, and ask Cree; he has a lot of thoughts on rudders.

    And who built that compass fairing block?
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    Poll: I'm a big fan of broken sail plans, after...

    I'm a big fan of broken sail plans, after spending a couple weeks on a ketch between San Diego and Magdalena Bay thirty years ago next month.
    I also agree with the folks who have already said you...
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    Which time zone? Are there any spoons available...

    Which time zone?
    Are there any spoons available for purchase?
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