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    As I pointed out during the first days of the '04...

    As I pointed out during the first days of the '04 SHTP. " Never hold a bucket of pee above your head in a seaway."
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    ....and another thing. Supporting Bob's...

    ....and another thing. Supporting Bob's observation regarding the average age of new boat buyers, has anyone else noticed the sudden appearance of geezers doing amazingly smart things like sailing...
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    Bob, I think you can. Provided that you have an...

    Bob, I think you can. Provided that you have an AARP membership and do not use a catheter.

    BTW: anyone who is cringing at this exchange has NOT developed the social skills required of a...
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    Since this pulled Phil up, I can't resist. If...

    Since this pulled Phil up, I can't resist.

    If all that fails exercise stuff fails, try chemo therapy. In addition to all the exotic chemicals, they really juice it up with steroids and since SSS...
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    Old is good.

    Harrier,
    You almost have to be "old" to have the time to stay in HB for a while. BTW, I think that I'm catching up with you age-wise. Aging about a year to each of your months. May not bt able to...
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    Even better. A month on the beach, let the...

    Even better. A month on the beach, let the PacCup campers play and then sailing back anyway. I still like the 1-2 skippers option - one fleet and old school no seals, post own times, etc.
    Bill
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    Well. IMHO, anyone who uses an "!" to make a...

    Well. IMHO, anyone who uses an "!" to make a point has a problem.
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    RoundPac

    Greetings:
    After two SHTPs I had to ask myself, "Why do that again......" There are some very good reasons but given the time and money no good ones for me. Then I had the thought of doing another...
  9. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Hey Alan, You are my new role model for...

    Hey Alan,
    You are my new role model for self-sufficiency. Love it. Did Girfriend break in the poop deck?
    Bill
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    I totally agree with Jonathan. It's a new SSS...

    I totally agree with Jonathan. It's a new SSS Board and many of the clubs and skippers that also participipte in SSS races also belong to other sailing organizations. In fact, a good percentage of...
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    Leg Straps for PFDs

    Just noticed that West Marine is selling leg straps for PFDs/harnesses. A few years ago we lost a SHTP vet who was returning from Catalina to the mainland. Apparently he fell overboard and was...
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    Yeah, that shot is a definite keeper. But back...

    Yeah, that shot is a definite keeper. But back to the interesting part. A tryst is something you DON'T have? Really? How do you "keep" it if you don't "have" it?
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    Yep. Skip, I was smiling just reading about your...

    Yep. Skip, I was smiling just reading about your solitary sail. Races are fun, sometimes, but the best, for me, was being out, early or late, and being the only boat in sight. Actually, I...
  14. Thread: A Bit of News

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    Greetings, I wanted to personally call/e-mail...

    Greetings,

    I wanted to personally call/e-mail the "crew" who really, really helped Sara and I with a very nasty job but I can't find my trusty phone book that has all the numbers. And since Phil...
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    Greetings, Who knew that Ergo was actually the...

    Greetings,

    Who knew that Ergo was actually the "Love Boat"? She's such a surprising old girl. Sparky, thank you so much.

    COMMODORE Jim Quancy called me last night. I'd asked him to send me a...
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    Greetings: I’m so touched. I really wanted to...

    Greetings:
    I’m so touched. I really wanted to be there. Not for the work, certainly, but just to be there with that many great sailors and people. I know we “compete” but very few opportunities...
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    Damn, I miss being COMMODORE - never thought I'd...

    Damn, I miss being COMMODORE - never thought I'd actually say that. There was a handbook?

    Synthia has the list. Thank you all so much. I never liked asking for help and it's a very humbling (in...
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    Even more fun than I would have imagined. One...

    Even more fun than I would have imagined. One suggestion. The photos are a super idea. I wish I had more of them but if Philpott is going to do that AND supervice then someone needs to take video...
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    Thanks, Max. Yes and yes. The vane takes two...

    Thanks, Max. Yes and yes. The vane takes two nuts and two bolts which are attached to the vane. The Aux. tank takes two straps, that are on the boat.

    To all concerned: This is a huge help and...
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    Yes, oh wise one. After descending the mast,...

    Yes, oh wise one. After descending the mast, proceed to houseboat at 10 E Pier and call the series of magic numbers that will be shared with you by the raven haired, etherial creature swaddled in...
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    Yes. When you get to Ergo, climb up the mast,...

    Yes. When you get to Ergo, climb up the mast, look WSW, my house is the yellow and white one about 650 feet in that direction. If you have any environmental awareness, at all, you'd never drive...
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    Thank you. Here's the plan. Sunday at about...

    Thank you. Here's the plan. Sunday at about 1:00 pm-ish.
    Ergo is first boat at bottom of ramp (slip B-1) at Kappas Marina in Sausalito.
    Find Synthia. She has the plan.
    Should take about 2 hours...
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    Thank you all so much. Wow, Synthia, that's an...

    Thank you all so much. Wow, Synthia, that's an amazing offer. Alan, are you sure you can't buy her?

    OK. The boat is being cleaned by a detailer guy. The broker, John Saul, at BearMark Yachts...
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    Ok, this is interesting. I had very mixed...

    Ok, this is interesting. I had very mixed feelings about announcing the “news” in so public a forum because of what I thought I might or might not hear. It’s like the TP: there’s the race you think...
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    A Bit of News

    Greeetings,

    Although Iíve been a lurker for the past couple of years, Iíve visited the forum several times every week. Last week, I was diagnosed with stage 4 small cell lung cancer. The...
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