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    Published on 08-05-2020 05:52 PM
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    Lia has found the trade winds and following seas and is now moving in a positive direction,
    even when not rowing. She now has time to make some repairs, get rest and write more prolifically.
    Her latest verbiage below!
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    Published on 08-04-2020 12:16 PM
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    Two Hands Is Better Than No Hands

    The YRA Announces 2 Double Handed Events That Will Move Forward (we hope)

    Get on it!




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    Published on 07-27-2020 01:09 PM
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    Like a kite out of control and no way to reign it back in, the COVID pandemic has claimed yet another casualty
    as the 2020 Big Boat Series has been officially cancelled. Apologies to any seahawks fans who have been affected
    by this news, or the pics of their boat, which we will not name...



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    Published on 07-27-2020 10:34 AM
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    Registration is now open for the 2020 SSS Round the Rocks Race on Saturday August 8th! Note that there will be both Singlehanded and Doublehanded divisions. Please ...
    Published on 07-23-2020 02:44 PM
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    The Laser North American Championships have been rescheduled for July 14–18, 2021, at St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA. The regatta was planned for September 2–6, 2020, however the ongoing ...
    Published on 07-15-2020 09:35 AM
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    "With the spiraling caseloads in most bay area counties, we feel the responsible and safe course of action is to postpone the Encinal Regatta. ...
    Published on 07-13-2020 03:21 PM
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    Dear Lipton Cup Competitors —- Cancellation notice —- July 8, 2020,

    It is our unfortunate duty to inform you that the 2020 Lipton Cup on San Francisco Bay has been canceled. In our ...
    Published on 07-07-2020 01:12 PM
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    LIA IS OK!
    Hi all, just a short post to let you all know that Lia is ok. Some of you will have seen her tracker blog about being capsized by a giant wave, you may also have noticed that her blog cut-off before the end and we know that some of you were very concerned.

    The good news is that Lia is basically
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    Published on 06-27-2020 10:37 AM
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    .... there is a way...

    Who wants to take a stab at it?

    Clicky ...
    Published on 06-22-2020 04:56 PM
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    Over the weekend, a gathering of Int 110's gathered at the Inverness YC for a bit of buoy rounding!

    While the COVID 19 pandemic certainly slowed many regattas to ...
    Published on 06-22-2020 09:58 AM
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    SSS Race committee update on rescheduled SH Farallones and Round The Rocks races

    Two updates from the SSS 2020 season race committee:

    1) We have tentative approval from the USCG to run the rescheduled ...
    Published on 06-11-2020 03:58 PM
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    The Wednesday Night Beer Cans returned the Brickyard Cove and the surrounds last night under stellar
    summer conditions, with warm breeze in the low teens and plenty of sunshine and smiles to be shared.








    As the photos will attest, the pent up ...
    Published on 06-10-2020 09:25 AM
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    HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully rescued four mariners aboard the overdue sailing vessel SS Chuckahui Kai, approximately 74-miles south of Oahu, Tuesday.

    The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124) evacuated the four mariners and a Coast Guard rescue swimmer from the SS Chuckahui ...
    Published on 06-10-2020 09:17 AM
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    With an Abundance of caution, race organizers throughout the SF Bay Area and the West Coast are making preparations
    to begin restarting the 2020 Sailing Regatta Season:










    Of course there will be a strict protocol to be followed, such as this from the RYC:

    RICHMOND YACHT CLUB
    Established 1932
    NOTICE OF RACE
    RYC Wednesday Beer Can Races Organizing Authority: Richmond Yacht Club, Point Richmond, California
    1. RULES:

    1.1 This series will be sailed in compliance with Contra Costa County Covid-19 Health Order, issued April 29th, 2020 and as amended or extended. Subsequent Health Orders related to Covid 19 may result in revisions to the Sailing Instructions. 1.2 The sailing part of this series will be governed by the Rules as defined in the current racing
    Rules of Sailing (RRS) except as modified by the Sailing Instructions. 1.3 All competitors ...
    Published on 06-08-2020 03:41 PM
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    It would not be 2020 if it didn't blow. And damned if the official yearly sail to Stockton get cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic.
    And after several years of challenging conditions, the weather cooperated with aplomb. Wouldn't you just know it?

    A small band of sailors who will remain anonymous, decided that ...
    Published on 06-07-2020 09:39 AM
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    SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of an explosion aboard a vessel near Avalon Saturday.

    At approximately 10:55 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach ...
    Published on 06-07-2020 08:27 AM
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    A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued two people from their 16-foot sailboat ...
    Published on 06-01-2020 11:15 AM
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    A group of unauthorized sailors from two classes sailed in the same vicinity over the weekend, in a unofficial capacity
    with no authorized ...
    Published on 05-08-2020 08:47 AM
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    Coast Guard cites sailboat owner for violating navigation rules near Stockton

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard cited the operator of a 25-foot sailboat in the San Francisco Bay Area Thursday for negligent operations.
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