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  1. Thread: Vallejo 1-2

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    Apologies if this is posted elsewhere. Will...

    Apologies if this is posted elsewhere. Will there be dinner at the Vallejo YC after the race? Do we need to order ahead of time?
  2. The Pacific Singlehanded Sailing Association...

    The Pacific Singlehanded Sailing Association located in Marina Del Rey, California, is organizing the 2020 Shaka Challenge Race from Marina Del Rey to Hanalei Bay, Kauai, Hawaii. The race will be...
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    I am in as well. For those who have not...

    I am in as well. For those who have not participated in the past, this is a very mellow season-end event bringing together like-minded people with boats. Highly recommended. Bonus points this year...
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    Greg, I understand the mixed feelings of...

    Greg,

    I understand the mixed feelings of sadness and relief on selling a boat. Please share more on the buyer and their intentions. Too good a boat not to follow in your footsteps.

    You are...
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    Scott, Bit curious why you think Summertime...

    Scott,

    Bit curious why you think Summertime Dream is not up for HI? Seems like she would be difficult to beat with a 186 rating (at least with you sailing her).

    Tom
  6. Thread: Surprise!

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    Bob, I too am looking at an AP upgrade. I...

    Bob,

    I too am looking at an AP upgrade. I would like to hear more about your thinking around electromechanical (e.g. Simrad DD15) vs. hydraulic (e.g. B&G T2), boat-specific installation issues...
  7. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    Nathalie, Great video: editing, sound etc. I...

    Nathalie,

    Great video: editing, sound etc. I did not follow the race closely in real time and I am now catching up via YouTube. Completely crazy shit.

    Tom
  8. Interest in Adding Doublehanded Fleets to St Francis Races

    As a general heads-up to the shorthanded sailing community, there is interest in in adding dedicated doublehanded divisions to upcoming races run by the St. Francis Yacht Club, including the Phyllis...
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    Without the excuse of sleep deprivation, I...

    Without the excuse of sleep deprivation, I managed to confuse hours and minutes... Make that 11 hours (not minutes) separating the boats. A bit more reasonable. Only makes SOB's 5 hour corrected...
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    LongPac Final Results

    Update from the LongPac RC:

    Apologies for not having labelled the original Jibeset results as "Preliminary". See below final scores. Indeed SHARK ON BLUEGRASS is first to finish, first in...
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    Update from the LongPac RC: After getting some...

    Update from the LongPac RC:

    After getting some rest, Dan Willey on GALAXSEA studied his chart plotter and concluded that he mistakenly turned early, short of the 126 deg 40 min mark. Kudos to him...
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    TORTUGA crossed the finish line at 01:19:30 this...

    TORTUGA crossed the finish line at 01:19:30 this morning to close out the 2019 LongPac. Final scoring will be posted contingent on racers providing proof of crossing the 126 degrees 40 minutes line...
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    LongPac Update SURPRISE! crossed the line at...

    LongPac Update

    SURPRISE! crossed the line at 19:44:17 and headed to Richmond (and presumably to bed).

    Expecting the last boat TORTUGA before 0200 tomorrow.


    RC
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    2019 LongPac Update - 1430 7/6//19 SEA WISDOM...

    2019 LongPac Update - 1430 7/6//19

    SEA WISDOM was safely towed in by the CG. I spoke with Will and he is understandably disappointed to get within 20 nm of the finish as the runaway winner only...
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    Update on SHARK ON BLUEGRASS from RC SOB's...

    Update on SHARK ON BLUEGRASS from RC

    SOB's tracker shows him headed due West, obviously of concern. We asked the CG to contact him by VHF - happily he is in fact 15 miles from the Gate headed...
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    Update on SHARK ON BLUEGRASS from RC SOB's...

    Update on SHARK ON BLUEGRASS from RC

    SOB's tracker shows him headed due West, obviously of concern. We asked the CG to contact him by VHF - happily he is in fact 15 miles from the Gate headed...
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    This was posted on other thread, but for those...

    This was posted on other thread, but for those following the race here, a LongPac update 0730 7/6/19 from the RC:

    At 0330 this morning SEA WISDOM contacted RC to let them know that they had lost...
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    LongPac Update 0730 7/6/19 At 0330 this...

    LongPac Update 0730 7/6/19

    At 0330 this morning SEA WISDOM contacted RC to let them know that they had lost their rudder about 5 nm SW of the Farallones and that they were steering with their...
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    Text message to RC from Bob on SURPRISE!...

    Text message to RC from Bob on SURPRISE! indicating that he is in good shape for the last leg home:

    Surprise! is hove to for dinner and rest. Talked on radio with Sea Wisdom after sighting him...
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    Update from the 2019 LongPac RC 1830 7/5/19 ...

    Update from the 2019 LongPac RC 1830 7/5/19

    Bob on SURPRISE! has declined outside assistance, deciding instead to "tough it out". That translates to likely 24+ total hrs of hand steering to get...
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    All boats still on the course successfully sent...

    All boats still on the course successfully sent in manual "life aboard" messages today.

    Their comments:

    LIBRA - S/V Libra, daily checkin. 1st night was rough with a sporty head sail change with...
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    Outside Assistance

    I believe Bob is aware of the outside help rule. The nature of his message suggested that he was soliciting advice and that remaining in the race was secondary. I will confirm with him before...
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    Regarding SURPRISE!, we have received word from...

    Regarding SURPRISE!, we have received word from Bob that his AP clutch is damaged and that he is hand steering while attempting repairs. He has a B&G 5000 AP with a Robertson HDL2000 hydraulic...
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    Latest update 1030 7/5 SKYE has made it back...

    Latest update 1030 7/5

    SKYE has made it back safely to her home port in Moss Landing.

    All other boats except RAINBOW have touched and turned for SF. Can expect RAINBOW to do so later today....
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    All of the boats still racing successfully sent...

    All of the boats still racing successfully sent manual "life aboard" messages to the RC today, as did SKYE who are bearing off for Moss Landing.

    Their comments:

    LIBRA - I'm still alive!...
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