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    Thanks for the suggestion. Someone posted on my...

    Thanks for the suggestion. Someone posted on my blog that these guys make custom sheaves ... An order will be made soon ��

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    Don Green at https://dreamgreen.org/ can replicate your sheave...
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    I used to wonder why I was being told to watch...

    I used to wonder why I was being told to watch for halyard chafe. I figured, well, if it hasn't chafed so far, why would it start chafing now? Well, for the usual reason: because things break.

    My...
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    How about a SF-Yokohama 1-2? :-)

    How about a SF-Yokohama 1-2? :-)
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    To clarify, my question wasn't meant as a...

    To clarify, my question wasn't meant as a critique. I'm just trying to understand context.

    About the HMB race, it was nice and slow again, at least for us ��
    Even on elapsed we got in 90 minutes...
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    I'm wondering ... Pillar Point harbor looks like...

    I'm wondering ... Pillar Point harbor looks like a great starting place to organize multi days offshore races, with buoys off Santa Cruz, weather buoys West, some North. Room for nice triangle...
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    Thanks for the reminder. We tried but ran aground...

    Thanks for the reminder. We tried but ran aground when trying to make our way to the fuel dock.

    sqrt(40) = 6.32 kts
    I can't even get to that kind of boat speed on flat water ... So there's a good...
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    CaB hugged the shore but never got past Muir...

    CaB hugged the shore but never got past Muir Beach. Short on fuel we sailed back to Sausalito (which included a stint under the bridge, kite up in 25 knots of wind, and a broach in hurricane gulch)...
  8. Nice lines!

    Nice lines!
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    We turned around, put the kite up, then saw 25+...

    We turned around, put the kite up, then saw 25+ under the bridge, and broached when the tower "gave it back". We recovered nicely and carried on.
    Sad that we didn't make it all way up ...
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    Hey Greg, What sort of sail combination is that?...

    Hey Greg,
    What sort of sail combination is that? And when does it work well for you?
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    I think North is mostly down. It'd be Drake's...

    I think North is mostly down.
    It'd be Drake's cove in Drake's estero.
    https://www.discoveringnovaalbion.org/evidence-hondius-inset
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    +1 I had been wondering what was up since the...

    +1 I had been wondering what was up since the announcement that you had moved out of your boat ...
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    Looking good!

    Looking good!
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    I was looking at the picture and thinking what a...

    I was looking at the picture and thinking what a nice looking boat. I bet I could race that ... Then looked closer ☺️
    Thanks for sharing the picture, I'm so glad to see DE still doing good!
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    +1 Impressive racer determination! Rational...

    +1 Impressive racer determination! Rational decision making in a very rough spot. That's what I'm striving for. "Well done" doesn't even cut it ...
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    Guilty! I dropped a lot of the water I had...

    Guilty! I dropped a lot of the water I had onboard when I found myself behind and not gaining, then I put out the #2, which was a better idea :-)
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    Thank you, purchased!

    Thank you, purchased!
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    It was a good day, double handing with Todd. We...

    It was a good day, double handing with Todd. We came out of the harbor and made a left, hoisted the A2, and had a good run. Then we came back to HMB and went down for another run with California...
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    Yes I have read all those three.

    Yes I have read all those three.
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    Purchased used from eBay. Thanks for the tip!

    Purchased used from eBay. Thanks for the tip!
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    I thought I'd ask again ... I've read a lot of...

    I thought I'd ask again ... I've read a lot of books about solo sailors. Would you have recommendations?
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    I was more thinking of autopilot failures or...

    I was more thinking of autopilot failures or energy systems going South. Have other single-handers broken their boom on an run to Hawaii? I'd be somewhat delighted that I'm not alone then.
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    3 minutes between Aloha and Mountain!

    3 minutes between Aloha and Mountain!
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    Things break, it's not over until ...

    Things break, it's not over until ...
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    Make it a Google sheet. Just import your Excel,...

    Make it a Google sheet. Just import your Excel, and make the link open to all.
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