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    How else are us low-carb folks supposed to...

    How else are us low-carb folks supposed to sweeten our drinks?
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    I'll come too, and may be able to scare up some...

    I'll come too, and may be able to scare up some socially-distancing friends. At least the ones that haven't yet relocated to the Caribbean.

    Also - do you want to start your circumnavigation alone...
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    Regarding point (6): I just installed a Thetford...

    Regarding point (6): I just installed a Thetford 335 in my Olson 25 last week. Although it is a little bit more expensive than the 135, the 335 includes a capacity gauge, as well as the...
  4. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Great report! Do you have any concern about...

    Great report!

    Do you have any concern about storing the spent quicklime packages?
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    5796 AIS stopped updating 47 minutes prior to...

    5796

    AIS stopped updating 47 minutes prior to 9:49 PM Pacific time. My guess is that at 9:02 Hedgehog passed beyond the range of whatever AIS listening equipment MarineTraffic.com gets their data...
  6. Thread: Hedgehog

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    Did you bring a periscope?

    Did you bring a periscope?
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    Were you able to find a cheap android tablet that...

    Were you able to find a cheap android tablet that has an actual GPS and doesn't just rely network approximated location services?

    I have a few USB GPS units that are reporting location reliably to...
  8. Thread: Surprise!

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    You should already have a sailing knife, so what...

    You should already have a sailing knife, so what more could you need?

    Cut with the knife, stab with the knife, stir with the knife. If you make soup, just slurp it down from the bowl.

    More...
  9. I have a few: * Only 2/3 of my deck is painted....

    I have a few:
    * Only 2/3 of my deck is painted. As a result:
    * My new jib & genoa tracks are not yet securely bolted to the deck
    * Nearly all of the rest of my deck hardware is in an...
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    Now I'm thinking of turning my Olson 25's baby...

    Now I'm thinking of turning my Olson 25's baby stays into trapeze / aerial jacklines.

    For safety during a jibe, might want to add a hardpoint in the cockpit so you can unclip from the windward...
  11. Thread: Scales?

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    There is some contact info on the YRA website, so...

    There is some contact info on the YRA website, so I'll try official channels first and then PM you if that doesn't work.

    I'm really just trying to get a ballpark figure for where the boat is at...
  12. Thread: Scales?

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    Scales?

    I have no shortage of tonal, atonal and even microtonal scales, but I'm curious how much my boat weighs.

    Can you just hook an industrial crane scale between your boat and the lift, or is there...
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    Clearly, America didn't win the America's Cup...

    Clearly, America didn't win the America's Cup first, it didn't have that name yet. This must be Columbia, which I know nothing about.
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    That's America. I'm not sure what specifically is...

    That's America. I'm not sure what specifically is similar about the two other than that they were both designed to be fast and fun, with little regard to the conventional nautical thinking of their...
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