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    My first thoughts agree with yours. When I had...

    My first thoughts agree with yours. When I had my Tuna on a trailer in Sausalito, the "drive" to the lift was 100 yards. My top speed was 2 mph. Before I hauled the boat to Monterey for the...
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    Damn! I don't know where my "Post Quick Reply"...

    Damn! I don't know where my "Post Quick Reply" messages go, but they don't get posted. Here's another try.
    Jackie, I don't think changing anchors will solve the weed problem. Whatever you have...
  3. Thread: Boat plans

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    If a Toro's too small, how about a Melody? A...

    If a Toro's too small, how about a Melody? A 10-foot version of the Toro idea - complete with bench seats to sit on. My first boat in 1971 - long gone, although I have the mast, boom, centerboard,...
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    Tom, Thank you for the information. I know how...

    Tom, Thank you for the information. I know how frustrating and difficult this is for you. I'm glad you're there working on behalf of the SSS. Pat Broderick, Former SSS Race Director & Commdore,...
  5. Ants, Here's a passage from Joe Therriault's...

    Ants, Here's a passage from Joe Therriault's ("Sundowner" Crouther Tri) history of BAMA from their website:

    Also, some of us — early on, Barry Parkinson, myself, Bill Madru — later Peter Hogg,...
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    I mostly built rubber motor and sail planes. We...

    I mostly built rubber motor and sail planes. We lived in the country and my flying field was shared with cow pies, gophers, and a few cows who didn't like their territory intruded on. I do miss...
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    illtypeyoubackwhenigetmyfingersunglued.;-)

    illtypeyoubackwhenigetmyfingersunglued.;-)
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    And hot showers :o

    And hot showers :o
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    Sort of takes me back to balsa model airplane kit...

    Sort of takes me back to balsa model airplane kit building days. In a giant way, of course. Lots of pieces of wood, exotic chemicals (model airplane glue and banana oil smelling Testor's paint),...
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    Here's a boat mate sitting forlornly in the San...

    Here's a boat mate sitting forlornly in the San Rafael Yacht Harbor (better known as Rotten Row).


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    Alan, If this makes it to your screen, it's....

    Alan, If this makes it to your screen, it's. rare example from me. I've responded to several of your posts, but my post just disappears. I "see" it go and it looks like it's been posted, but when...
  12. Jim, Would you use Ni'ihau as an offset mark to...

    Jim, Would you use Ni'ihau as an offset mark to avoid traffic jams at the turning mark?
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    My only hope is it's not an albatross, but if it...

    My only hope is it's not an albatross, but if it is no one harms it. We don't need another ancient mariner wandering through our literary lives.
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    Again, I think Rob is correct. One further...

    Again, I think Rob is correct. One further thought about a skipper becoming ill after leaving for Hawaii: a potential rescue by a commercial ship would expose that ship's Good Samaritan crew. I...
  15. Rob, I agree. Official SSS business should...

    Rob, I agree. Official SSS business should involve the Board and the Commodore, and in this case the Race Chair. I hope no one takes it alone to ask the Coast Guard about permits! Leave official...
  16. Here's the situation on Kauai: "Kauai Mayor...

    Here's the situation on Kauai:
    "Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami issued an islandwide nighttime curfew beginning Friday, March 20. The curfew will be in effect from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. daily until...
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    Postponing until the April 7 meeting is okay with...

    Postponing until the April 7 meeting is okay with me, but I think the cove-19 virus is among us and more confirmed cases will be found as testing becomes more widespread, resulting in more and more...
  18. I'm not going to Hawaii, but I'll take the ditch...

    I'm not going to Hawaii, but I'll take the ditch bag if no one else asks. For OYRA/BAMA/SSS costal ocean races. My ancient ditch bag's zippers are stuck and several other things wrong. Keeping it...
  19. I think there ought to be some serious thinking...

    I think there ought to be some serious thinking about next year's Corinthian Race. I'd volunteer to meet and discuss the possibilities. I've sailed the race since its inception, been PRO multiple...
  20. The SSS Division Splits and Starting Sequence...

    The SSS Division Splits and Starting Sequence might be a place to begin looking at changes designed to make our races safer. I don't think either has been looked at for a long time. Here are...
  21. I've sailed SSS races since 1984 - both singe and...

    I've sailed SSS races since 1984 - both singe and double. As the entry numbers have grown, so have the issues. Many have been problems have been improved by better written Sailing Instructions, for...
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    It's an unfortunate overlook, but changing race...

    It's an unfortunate overlook, but changing race dates usually means creating a conflict. Here's April's Saturday line-uP. April 4 IYC Lighthip, April 11 SSS Rocks (as scheduled), April 18 OYRA...
  23. Thread: 2020 Fiasco

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    Jackie & Co., And be glad you don't have a boat...

    Jackie & Co., And be glad you don't have a boat rating 126 with all those Express 27s at 129 clogging things up as you try to start! "I'm Starting" doesn't work.
  24. I've been suggesting a Shorthanded Division for...

    I've been suggesting a Shorthanded Division for the CYC MidWins for years. They didn't see it fitting in. And when they decided this year it was late. Yes, I see some potential shorthanded boats...
  25. The CYC WILL HAVE a Shorthanded Division. Right...

    The CYC WILL HAVE a Shorthanded Division. Right now it has 3 boats, so could use more. If you're interested, visit the Corinthian Yacht Club website. Thanks, Pat B.
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