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  1. Thread: Insurance

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    A few months back I was also thinking if the race...

    A few months back I was also thinking if the race was cancelled... yes Extra Long LongPac... start and finish at GGB and take Kauai to either side (kinda like an extended Farallones race :-) ). Not...
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    Its more about what an offshore rider doesnt...

    Its more about what an offshore rider doesnt cover... likely not running rigging... not sails... likely not the mast...

    Check what your current insurance says about how far offshore you are...
  3. Thread: Insurance

    by JimQuanci
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    I have been successful getting insurance for...

    I have been successful getting insurance for Hawaii races for my Cal 40 thru Novamar. But it takes a bit of planning. First putting your annual insurance thru Novamar at least a year before you...
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    Going with no insurance... liability waiver (hold...

    Going with no insurance... liability waiver (hold harmless) is not enforceable... maritime law is quite special... Jones Act... keep in mind you are not in the US for most of the voyage so its not US...
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    I have never seen over 30k on the way home (...

    I have never seen over 30k on the way home ( times... maybe its due to good karma? knock on wood...). And that was just for a few hours... a day of 25k a few times... but a few trips home never saw...
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    I'll carry your liferaft back if needed... but...

    I'll carry your liferaft back if needed... but its a 17 day trip... starting the Sunday after the last party... some chance your boat will make it back faster via RO-RO (so yes leave the liferaft in...
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    Had that insurance problem in 2012... no...

    Had that insurance problem in 2012... no insurance to get to Hawaii singlehanded... and required a survey in Hawaii to get insurance for the delivery home... which turned out to be way too complex...
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    Outboard?

    Outboard?
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    If the race doesn't happen... after crying in my...

    If the race doesn't happen... after crying in my beer (maybe a few beers), guess a week or two in the Delta will be the order of the day (and more beer). But I hope not...
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    Do cold beers come with those cute umbrella's? ...

    Do cold beers come with those cute umbrella's? Counting the days...
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    I am wagering all this quarantine stuff is going...

    I am wagering all this quarantine stuff is going to disappear in the next 4 to 6 weeks... as all the older folks and at risk folks are vaccinated (most folks I know that are in these categories are...
  12. Thread: shore dinghy

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    Thinking along similar lines... and wanting to...

    Thinking along similar lines... and wanting to keep the weight down... I went with the Sea Eagle inflatable kayak. 26 lbs. Large enough to take me and two, three and maybe four 5 gal jugs of diesel...
  13. Buffalo has an SSB (backup comms if the Iridium...

    Buffalo has an SSB (backup comms if the Iridium flakes out).
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    Oh... I would be just fine with a bare bones...

    Oh... I would be just fine with a bare bones finishing line (self service) and de minimus events. Sure if there is only 10-12 entrants, we'll be fine (more up close and personal).
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    If its a 10 day quarantine... I would probably...

    If its a 10 day quarantine... I would probably take a pass. But I really really believe it will not be a 10 day quarantine come July (and likely not within the next month or two). The current...
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    Wine tasting?

    Depending on the number of boats and people… and how folks feel about isolation… and where people decide to spend the night…
    We would host a gathering (wine tasting?) at our Napa house (530pmish...
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    Just wait to low tide to go under the bridge......

    Just wait to low tide to go under the bridge... and don't go north of Napa Valley YC.
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    Oh... is it okay if one drives or bikes in? Is...

    Oh... is it okay if one drives or bikes in? Is there a street address (though I suspect I can find it using Google Maps :-) )? And if anyone needs a bed to crash in Saturday night (on land) let me...
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    Napa River as you approach down town... high and low tide...

    Note the daymark in the background compared to the daymark in the foreground... and that bit of dirt right between them.
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    A year back RYC had a cruise out to Napa Valley...

    A year back RYC had a cruise out to Napa Valley Yacht Club. One 42 footer (Allison and Jerry) with a big rig had to come thru at low tide to avoid getting too close to the bridge (think their...
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    Oh... I didn't realize the Vallejo 1-2 was a...

    Oh... I didn't realize the Vallejo 1-2 was a "go"... that Vallejo YC was "onboard". Or maybe it just takes the City Marina to be "open for business"... VYC "optional"...
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    You mention the N. Farralones... coming home from...

    You mention the N. Farralones... coming home from Hawaii in 2018... we went "through" the N. Farallones... 3 big rocks with a few hundred yards between each. Just rocks - nothing growing. Went thru...
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    Benicia is closer... maybe warmer... and easier...

    Benicia is closer... maybe warmer... and easier to walk and talk... though maybe folks have been there already this year? Being selfish... I have been past Benicia 3 times this year and they never...
  24. ahhhh Okay. Really just wondering what if...

    ahhhh Okay. Really just wondering what if anything is happening in HMB (and if the HMB YC "island" is open for mooring stern to). And... any thoughts on the wave state...
  25. Not me! I have been rooting around looking for...

    Not me! I have been rooting around looking for the Zoom link too... hmmm
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