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    We stopped there with Ocean Planet on our way...

    We stopped there with Ocean Planet on our way toward Panama..... very industrial.
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    2nd Overall 2000 Singlehanded Transpac.

    2nd Overall 2000 Singlehanded Transpac.
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    What rules does the fixed floatation PFD meet? ...

    What rules does the fixed floatation PFD meet? Inshore? Offshore has certain specific requirement, does this meet that?
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    Great product but ALL races don't allow use of...

    Great product but ALL races don't allow use of their products as the routing is done on-shore, using their proprietary models.... both of which are not permitted while racing. Based on past...
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    The real question most will ask is why are you...

    The real question most will ask is why are you going with a polyester halyard when most guides do not spec it for halyard applications. Most wouldn't use poly on a small keelboat.
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    Oh yeah, it certainly was about picking the right...

    Oh yeah, it certainly was about picking the right way. I did go CW as well but didn't start early enough to make it around Red Rock.
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    Doubtful.... my group didn't make it to RR...

    Doubtful.... my group didn't make it to RR before the tide turn. Maybe I'd be more competitive if I reduce my hull weight by 20-30%, get a full square-top main and only get a 3 sec/mile hit; ...
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    Excellent day on the water, especially for the...

    Excellent day on the water, especially for the new all carbon A27. That new build seems to have a slight increase in mainsail area over the standard A27.

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    Anchoring yes.... but if you were attempting a...

    Anchoring yes.... but if you were attempting a RTW would you go out of your way and stop for no reason? Have the record in question for any reason would be a big risk.
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    No re-provisioning during an unassisted RTW.

    No re-provisioning during an unassisted RTW.
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    That DMV visit with sales tax will be quite a...

    That DMV visit with sales tax will be quite a hefty bill.
  12. Thread: Seminars

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    Yes, a rudder bulkhead is nice to have. ...

    Yes, a rudder bulkhead is nice to have. Luckily for my piece of mind the Azzura has a 7ft forward watertight compartment.
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    This emergency rudder was built for crewed and...

    This emergency rudder was built for crewed and doublehanded racing so an autopilot was not in the design brief. The Azzura and others I've built usually have a provision for autopilot use. Of...
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    I've got Mirthmaker the A35 to come and race as...

    I've got Mirthmaker the A35 to come and race as the Azzura's mast is in my driveway. I'll bring another few examples as well to share.
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    Not sure if you are still looking but I came...

    Not sure if you are still looking but I came across this as:

    3-axel trailer, 12 adjustable pads.

    512-413-6481
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    Powered pumps are great but a manual pump is...

    Powered pumps are great but a manual pump is what's required even if you have a powered one.
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    Yes it is a rule change by the SSS: c. In...

    Yes it is a rule change by the SSS:

    c. In accordance with the purpose of these races, the following equipment and practices are allowed:
    i. Autopilot and/or wind-powered self-steering gear. This...
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    End tie at most any marina in the Estuary are...

    End tie at most any marina in the Estuary are deep enough.
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    If I race CYC it will be crewed. There is...

    If I race CYC it will be crewed. There is already a mid-winter series with Shorthanded divisions. Good luck.
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    Yes, non-standard would be twin headsails and...

    Yes, non-standard would be twin headsails and poles..... both have been allowed by the SHTP as long as I can remember. "Twins" is the term that I've always heard.
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    Yes, the old separate banquet room behind the bar...

    Yes, the old separate banquet room behind the bar with "Auntie" waxing poetic about Hanalei.
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    It's a very old edit and it uploaded a bit wonky...

    It's a very old edit and it uploaded a bit wonky leaving out some audio, etc. I will have to dig up the original footage and do an edit someday:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDAGnXy3J48
  23. Solar setup with rail mount & controller

    110W Sunpower Solar Panel currently setup with adjustable rail mounts. The panel is on top of a polycarbonate sheet to channel air, keeping the panel cooler, and mounted to a carbon/foam backing...
  24. Of course they can do and go where they want but...

    Of course they can do and go where they want but I guess I'll be labelled with a "close-minded mentality" since I find it in very bad form to create an event with the same format, time and now finish...
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    That trailer would likely fall short..... your...

    That trailer would likely fall short..... your boats base weight is 7500, plus gear, sails, etc. Have you had it weighted in full trim or otherwise? I have a similar trailer and the tires are...
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