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    With CRUZSEABABY and AZURE heading to Alaska,...

    With CRUZSEABABY and AZURE heading to Alaska, PUFFIN going in the direction of Coalinga and 12 WIND SKY heading towards Las Vegas via Atascadero, I was able to contact the Erkelens on FOAMY who are...
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    Hi Jackie, Yellow Brick polls the boat tracker...

    Hi Jackie, Yellow Brick polls the boat tracker once/hour and posts positions 20 minutes after the hour. Those positions are old as they are delayed 4 hours. YB is not in the weather forecast...
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    Congrats to Todd on GWEDOLYN just finishing his...

    Congrats to Todd on GWEDOLYN just finishing his 400 mile Qualifier for the 2023 SHTP after multiple attempts. That determination should stand him in good stead. GWEN's time was 3 days, 5 hours....
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    GRACE nails it. SOLIS has been motoring since...

    GRACE nails it. SOLIS has been motoring since the start. And if she wished, and had enough fuel, could motor the entire Pac Cup Race without penalty. A Hans Christian 43 displaces 32,000 pounds,...
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    Thanks Howard, Just when I thought I had seen...

    Thanks Howard, Just when I thought I had seen everything, I had not. There leading the Monday Pac Cup starters, going higher and faster on port tack in the soft southerly breeze of 8 knots, higher...
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    This just in to CBC from the School of Hard...

    This just in to CBC from the School of Hard Rocks.......
    "Lessons Learned in Pursuit of the Art of Seamanship"

    Yet Another Lee Shore Blunder
    By Stan Honey

    “We had not had the opportunity to...
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    7529 Much of Glacier Bay, AK, is deep and...

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    Much of Glacier Bay, AK, is deep and steep to. Hard to hit something unless you are not paying attention, which apparently the Grand Banks 66 CATS N' DAWGS was not. Knowing their protective...
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    Headlines on Pac Cup Website for today and...

    Headlines on Pac Cup Website for today and tomorrow's starters. All Systems Go! Ouch, Someone forgot to check the weather, which will present a not unusual scenario: starting the race beating to...
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    Congrats to Todd O. on O-29 GWENDOLYN who this...

    Congrats to Todd O. on O-29 GWENDOLYN who this morning reached 100 nautical miles offshore in his attempt at qualifying for the 2023 SHTP. Now to get back north and complete the 400 nautical mile...
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    Not first time, nor will it be the last, I call...

    Not first time, nor will it be the last, I call BS on an ocean race to Hawaii that allows a "motorboat class" where running an engine 24x7 is the only way to get to the finish. Yes, there will be...
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    My Corvitalis 5 day heart rate monitor didn't...

    My Corvitalis 5 day heart rate monitor didn't even last the first night stuck to my chest, coming adrift at 3 a.m. Same thing for the Zio brand before it.. Support doesn't recommend reattachment...
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    Seeing as how Stan and Sally have bought a...

    Seeing as how Stan and Sally have bought a powerboat, Dan and Linda Newland cruising Alaska thought this Cal-20 in Wrangel would be perfect for the sleddog.

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    Yes, and participants will also include a selection of the IYC 110 skippers and crews fresh from their National Championships at Club Mud.
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    I'm remembering it was '79 at the start of the...

    I'm remembering it was '79 at the start of the Transpac. Tabarly and crew had sailed PEN DUICK VI from Europe only to be told they were personas non gratis by the Transpac RC.. They did cross the...
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    For extra credit, what race from California was...

    For extra credit, what race from California was Eric Tabarly banned from as the keel of his big PEN DUICK VI was expended uranium, not lead. Apparently expended uranium used in tank piercing shells...
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    Winner! Winner! Chicken Dinner. Well done, DH!...

    Winner! Winner! Chicken Dinner. Well done, DH! Here is an abbreviated version of Ant's wonderful recall about the mummified Steak and Kidney pie from the 1964 OSTAR found aboard Val Howell's AKKA.
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    Good one, Jonathan! You are 1/3 right. It was...

    Good one, Jonathan! You are 1/3 right. It was Ants who bought the 1964 OSTAR competitor's boat. But it was not JESTER, nor was the plexi-dome involved. Try again if you wish. Anyone else?
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    OK, all you singlehanded aficionados, this little...

    OK, all you singlehanded aficionados, this little history lesson will lead directly to a trivia quiz involving a current and active SSS Forum contributor as well as something you probably never knew....
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    It isn't every day you get to witness a Santa...

    It isn't every day you get to witness a Santa Cruz garbage man confront World renown sailor Paul Elvstrom about a rules violation. The year was 1971 and we were racing WMT's Soling EN PASSANT in...
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    Last we heard on these pages you were Roving...

    Last we heard on these pages you were Roving Reporter for Bay and Delta Yachtsman magazine. But rumor is you have been relieved from the Delta reporting? Boat not fast enough? Proof readers not up...
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    Team PURE and WILD just finished first in the...

    Team PURE and WILD just finished first in the 2022 R2AK at the Alaska Fish House dock in Ketchikan. You won't see $10K first prize cash nailed to the bar at the St.Francis....Congrats to Pure and...
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    Lipton, known as "Tommy" to his friends, is a 5...

    Lipton, known as "Tommy" to his friends, is a 5 time America's Cup loser aboard his SHAMROCK's 1-5. He's a member of the America's Cup Hall of Fame. But never mind, we were both called out for...
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    7496 Sleddog hanging with Sir Thomas Lipton at...

    7496 Sleddog hanging with Sir Thomas Lipton at CYC

    Congrats to Richmond Yacht Club winning the combined 3 days of racing for the 2022 Sir Thomas Lipton Cup in convincing fashion over 9 other...
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    Distracted would be an understatement. But...

    Distracted would be an understatement. But Philpott is here covering the 3 day Lipton Cup for Bay and Delta. The first day's finish of the race from St.FYC to Corinthian YC ended poorly for us as...
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