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  1. Thread: Hedgehog

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    I understand about the soft buckets, a bit short...

    I understand about the soft buckets, a bit short and too collapsible for the biological business.

    Though, I sometimes envy standing headroom, the lively ride of an ULDB has great performance...
  2. As an occupational safety person, this a good...

    As an occupational safety person, this a good call for not only acute exposure, but for long term respiratory health.
  3. Thread: Hedgehog

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    A good shakedown and glad to hear you are back. ...

    A good shakedown and glad to hear you are back. Any signs or indications of smoke from afar?

    TAZ is fond of the soft feed buckets BTW.

    How was the ULDB experience compared to the Wilderness 30?
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    With so many good memories on the Windsurfer, you...

    With so many good memories on the Windsurfer, you must have delayed chopping as long as possible!

    I bid farewell to my 40 lbs Bic last year and sawed it in three for bulk pickup. I still retain...
  5. Day 2: Who left the fog machine on, missing...

    Day 2: Who left the fog machine on, missing sailor and HAL’s malicious jibe

    The sleep was good even with the de-rigueur anchor checks. Thankful that my port and starboard neighbors were large...
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    Mhmmmmmmm! Standing Headroom.

    Mhmmmmmmm! Standing Headroom.
  7. Day 1: Fog, churning flood and 2 minutes spare...

    Day 1: Fog, churning flood and 2 minutes spare change

    Saturday was an easy start under the Gate and to the north side below Marin, but the 8 knots disappeared too quickly, yet I was too lazy to...
  8. I just spoke with a Pac Cup veteran who had their...

    I just spoke with a Pac Cup veteran who had their Moore 24 rudder sheared when they rounded G1 whistle buoy. He recommends NOT going north or west of this buoy.

    I will be favoring the Pin end.
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    Scott, it's too early to sell Nightmare, because...

    Scott, it's too early to sell Nightmare, because I am still sailing the Express. My plan was to have my body degenerate, sell Archimedes & adopt your even more finely tuned boat.

    Your departure...
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    Navigational hazards while planing in a dark squall

    The most fun and fearful moments were just that. The thought that I could collide with large flotsam, tanker, or whale. At 18 knots of plane, major destruction, broken neck or ribs! Best not to...
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    A masters division is an idea. If we feel PHRF...

    A masters division is an idea. If we feel PHRF is not addressing power mods adequately, then a separate division could also make sense. The sticky part is does any power or some power qualify.
    ...
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    Thanks for the link. That's quite a collection...

    Thanks for the link. That's quite a collection of manuals.

    I found the ST4000 manual and it's a duplicate of the jgtech link.

    However, there is a bunch of other stuff that could be handy in...
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    My AP is fixed and wet tested for a few hours so...

    My AP is fixed and wet tested for a few hours so I will be there for RTR. During the test, I saw this UL looking good and screaming out of the RedRock. Some magnification showed it to be Dave on...
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    On Saturday I saw a nice Alerion 33 with all the...

    On Saturday I saw a nice Alerion 33 with all the powered works and met the skipper. Quite impressive and competing against him would be fine with me because he is old enough to be my dad or...
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    My favorite race outside the gate because of the...

    My favorite race outside the gate because of the destination and chance to sleep on the water! I hope it happens!!
  16. Thread: Staying warm

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    Hi PJ, Some suggestions that work for me. ...

    Hi PJ,

    Some suggestions that work for me.

    -Put on some body fat

    -Progressively acclimate your sleep to "thin blankets and open window" until you are just sleeping with a thin sheet.

    -wear...
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    Thank you very much guys!! My hope is...

    Thank you very much guys!!

    My hope is renewed that I will be there for Round the Rocks!

    BTW, "..it is a series of fast pulses with sharp edges..." That descriptive phrase takes me...
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    Fast Pulses with Sharp Edges

    Above title should have read "RayMarine ST4000 Ram motor" instead of "test."

    In preparation for RtR, I needed to replace the electric motor of my X5 Ram. It uses a basic Mabuchi RC-555SH hobby...
  19. Do we have the option of sailing DH course as a single hander

    As I have always requested in past years, I prefer to sail with my one design fleet that is majority DH'ers. Is that an option for me as a E27 SH?

    Archimedes
  20. have new motor for larger ram

    Steve, if the larger sun bronzed ram needs a motor, you can have one of the 3 three new ones I purchased from a RC hobby site.

    BTW, you may already know this... the existing motor may turn with...
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    Regarding incident with rock grounded Olson 29...

    Regarding incident with rock grounded Olson 29 loosing steerage after trying to avoid second right of way vessel or potential collision.
    Some thoughts for those who may be considering short handing,...
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    Can you please describe the boat-on-boat...

    Can you please describe the boat-on-boat circumstances for those of us who did not hear or witness. It will help with suggestions.
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    I am NOT sailing for all the same reasons I am...

    I am NOT sailing for all the same reasons I am not pleasure riding my motorcycle in the mountains.

    First, it is not an essential activity. The idea is to limit interactions and potential...
  24. After reading this discussion, my feelings about...

    After reading this discussion, my feelings about blending the finish & awards is undesirable Dilution. I would rather keep the SHTP distinct by its Tradition.

    -Joe B. Archimedes
  25. Thread: Shtp 2020!

    by Submarino
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    I can help inspect boats. -Archimedes

    I can help inspect boats.

    -Archimedes
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