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  1. Thread: New Hawaii race

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    This could be a troll, given the recent posts...

    This could be a troll, given the recent posts about Shaka Challenge boats finishing with the SHTP boats.

    This is an example of why I've never liked people registering here without using their real...
  2. Thread: insurance

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    Chris has been my agent (just for the boat) for...

    Chris has been my agent (just for the boat) for almost 20 years.

    He's a competitive sailor, has access to multiple markets and this is all he does:

    Chris Boome Insurance Agency...
  3. Got it. Then if the SSS wanted to race to...

    Got it.

    Then if the SSS wanted to race to Tahiti, we'd have to do it in different years and to a different destination.

    (Sarcasm)
  4. Thread: insurance

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    ??? I'm the most normal person I know.

    ???

    I'm the most normal person I know.
  5. I messed around with this a few years ago. It's...

    I messed around with this a few years ago. It's doable but the logistics are a bit daunting for regular working stiffs like us.

    But if you want it bad enough...
  6. Thread: insurance

    by BobJ
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    ^^^ This. In fact, making an issue of...

    ^^^ This. In fact, making an issue of singlehanding by asking the companies may jeopardize everyone else's coverage.

    A likely exception: If you do the Singlehanded TransPac(ific Yacht Race) you...
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    Since this is just being proposed, I'll be shell...

    Since this is just being proposed, I'll be shell fish and ask that it be held after April 15th.

    Because taxes.
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    Seen Sunday morning aboard Circe: Tony Bourque...

    Seen Sunday morning aboard Circe: Tony Bourque and Mary Lovely were doing a fine job of playing "Hotel California" together on their ukuleles. Mary was on vocals and rumor has it that another...
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    Tom B just sent us this image, which is probably...

    Tom B just sent us this image, which is probably right (they've been installing new docks).

    If you're coming by boat and you're not on yesterday's e-mail thread, please send me an e-mail. I may...
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    We're planning on getting to Ballena Bay at 1300,...

    We're planning on getting to Ballena Bay at 1300, tying up on E Dock. Lunch reservations are for 1315 at Pier 29 restaurant. After lunch we'll head across to Sierra Pt.

    We'll be monitoring Ch. 69
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    Technically it's the Pier 29 restaurant, not the...

    Technically it's the Pier 29 restaurant, not the Ballena Bay Yacht Club, but I think they're in the same building.

    Those wanting to take this detour should plan to depart McCovey Cove at High...
  12. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Cayard was a good guess. None of these are as...

    Cayard was a good guess. None of these are as the defender?

    2013 Artemis Racing, CEO, San Francisco
    2007 Desafio Espanol, Technical Advisor, Valencia
    2000 AmericaOne Skipper, Auckland
    1995...
  13. Thread: New Boat 4 Sled

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    Before I do any digging, Will Baylis? If so,...

    Before I do any digging, Will Baylis? If so, sailing and windsurfing, and a New Zealand AC boat - not sure which.
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    Still in, with Pinky and Greg. Pinky was last...

    Still in, with Pinky and Greg.

    Pinky was last seen sleeping off an upside-down drinking binge in the corner of my office (normal for them) and I think Greg is bringing chili, although that's not...
  15. Photo by Kristen: 4847

    Photo by Kristen:
    4847
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    Philpott drove Surprise! today in the first...

    Philpott drove Surprise! today in the first Berkeley Midwinter. In the double-handed "Carl Schumacher" division, we finished second to RYC race guru Fred Paxton and Jennifer McKenna on their Alerion...
  17. Same with volunteers - in most organizations (and...

    Same with volunteers - in most organizations (and the SSS) <10% of the members do >90% of the work.

    Fortunately, it's likely that some (many?) of the forum lurkers are actively involved in SSS...
  18. This is like the old and always-lengthy argument...

    This is like the old and always-lengthy argument about requiring SSB radios in the SHTP. The SSB allowed all skippers to participate in the communication. This forum also allows for this. An...
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    Several years ago, an outgoing Commodore (I'm...

    Several years ago, an outgoing Commodore (I'm guessing Jim Quanci) handed me a big box of unclaimed race plaques. Why me I don't know, but I put the box in storage and forgot about it. About a year...
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    We have enough double-handers for their own...

    We have enough double-handers for their own division but we could use a couple more singlehanders. Of course we'd rather have lots more, so please sign up and come join us.

    Here's that link...
  21. Thread: Seminars

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    Yes Rob, you are addressing that to the wrong...

    Yes Rob, you are addressing that to the wrong person.
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    Update: Bobbi sets the divisions on Nov. 4th. ...

    Update: Bobbi sets the divisions on Nov. 4th. We need more shorthanders (SH or DH) to sign up for the Sunday series or we may not have our own division.

    They're using Jibeset this year and I...
  23. Whoever did it, thanks for the e-mail update via...

    Whoever did it, thanks for the e-mail update via Jibeset and the update to the SSS Home Page. Apparently a poke now and then is effective, even if it's done here on the forum!
  24. Thread: Qualification

    by BobJ
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    From the 2018 SHTP Race Requirements, with...

    From the 2018 SHTP Race Requirements, with dates/years adjusted:

    8. QUALIFYING CRUISE

    8.01 Within 24 months of the Race’s starting date, the entrant shall have completed a qualifying cruise...
  25. Thread: R2ak 2019

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    ...with dips

    ...with dips
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