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  1. Thread: Things change

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    There was a time in my life when I would do a...

    There was a time in my life when I would do a least 1 week night sail a week. I worked in Emeryville and the boat was in Richmond. I would invite a bunch of coworkers to join me. I loved those...
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    So far the forecast is: Light winds...becoming...

    So far the forecast is:

    Light winds...becoming nw 5 kt.

    Should be fun....
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    Thanks Bob. That blue is awfully dark. I'm...

    Thanks Bob.

    That blue is awfully dark.

    I'm happy to buy flares. With any luck this will be just one on many offshore adventures. When I took the Safety a Sea class a few months ago, the...
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    Prepping for Half Moon Bay

    I was sitting in Puffin's cockpit this afternoon, watching a video on splicing dynema double braid when a black J motored past and yelled "COMING TO HALF MOON BAY?"

    I would like to but there are a...
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    I would enjoy a leisurely slide southward....

    I would enjoy a leisurely slide southward. Probably all by my lonesome.

    Chris King
    Puffin, Alden 44
  6. Thread: What I Saw

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    I liked this guy's articles and videos of going...

    I liked this guy's articles and videos of going aloft. http://l-36.com/unassisted_mast_climbing.php

    I went out a bunch of climbing gear based on this guys recommendations but I found that no...
  7. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Way back when, I took a OSCS Offshore sailing...

    Way back when, I took a OSCS Offshore sailing class. One day we were motoring from Halfmoon Bay to Santa Cruz on a glassy sea when we saw some fins. We motored over to get a closer look and as we got...
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    I have two goals for racing. Don't hit anything...

    I have two goals for racing. Don't hit anything and don't be last. So far I am meeting my goals. I had a really frustrating start. I was last over the line then dropped in a hole just past Belvedere....
  9. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    There is a Morris on E Dock in Brickyard Cove. I...

    There is a Morris on E Dock in Brickyard Cove. I think Anna is the name. I can't imagine a prettier boat. Lots of impeccably maintained varnish. How this boat is kept up so well without covers is a...
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    I had a really great day on the water yesterday....

    I had a really great day on the water yesterday. The in the bay SSS races are ideal for me and I am very thankful to have the opportunity to participate.

    I race a big cruising boat because thats...
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    Thats a bummer. I enjoyed chasing you last year....

    Thats a bummer. I enjoyed chasing you last year.

    I missed the 3BF because work on Puffin. I arranged with a guy to replace the refrigeration system. Since I keep the boat right next to his office,...
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    I just signed up non-spin double handed. Chris...

    I just signed up non-spin double handed.

    Chris King
    Puffin - Alden 44
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    If somebody fell off their boat with a DSC...

    If somebody fell off their boat with a DSC handheld and pressed the emergency button, and I was sailing near by with my DSC handheld, what would I hear/see?

    I have heard a loud beep from my fixed...
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    Nice pictures Sue. I hope you don't mind that I...

    Nice pictures Sue. I hope you don't mind that I snagged a copy of the two of Puffin. It was nice hanging out with you and Tom guys that night.

    Chris
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    I totally would have won RTR if I didn't have to...

    I totally would have won RTR if I didn't have to go around a tanker leaving the Richmond Terminal! :)

    Chris King
    Puffin
    Alden 44
  16. Thread: Just saying hi

    by ChrisK
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    Glad to hear you'll be out there, Tom. See you on...

    Glad to hear you'll be out there, Tom. See you on Saturday.

    Chris
  17. Thread: Just saying hi

    by ChrisK
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    Hey Tom, We did say hello a few weeks ago. I...

    Hey Tom,

    We did say hello a few weeks ago. I probably was one of many that passed by and said "wow that's an unusual boat, what is she"? I'll stop by again sometime.

    Chris
  18. Thread: Just saying hi

    by ChrisK
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    Just saying hi

    Hey,

    I'm curious about this short handed racing thing so I just signed up with the SSS up via Jibe Set. I'm eager to learn more about what I have gotten myself into so I thought I'd introduce...
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