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    its the same distance for the PNW sailors to...

    its the same distance for the PNW sailors to trailer down here; and they manage it a couple of times/yr. without whining.
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    1) someone get that bug off of my windshield. ...

    1) someone get that bug off of my windshield.

    2) seriously, you skimped on the kelp cutter?
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    Gavin Brady really is that good eh? Frank is...

    Gavin Brady really is that good eh? Frank is going to be looking up his skirts all weekend.

    Most importantly, fair winds Sy, you were one hell of a gentleman for the short time I was able to sail...
  4. Clearly, we all need bigger boats and 1k...

    Clearly, we all need bigger boats and 1k deductibles.
  5. Well then, you're projecting. How could anyone be...

    Well then, you're projecting. How could anyone be surprised at the outcome after the SoCal 300? Congratulations...sure, they were offered elsewhere. My statement was in response to their description...
  6. the statement from the Hand implied directly that...

    the statement from the Hand implied directly that they had abandoned their A2. As for the axe...why in god's name would I have an axe to grind against Slootman? I don't even know the man.
  7. Reuben, thanks for the clarification. Based upon...

    Reuben, thanks for the clarification. Based upon what was said/reported I was hoping that we weren't going to revert to the days when headsails were chucked over the side when they were no longer...
  8. I'm kind of new at this. How does a blown out...

    I'm kind of new at this. How does a blown out clew keep you from dousing/recovering a kite? 2500 sq ft of Airex is a great addition to the environment. No bitching about fisherman's abandoned nets if...
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    I'm really late to this thread, by I added assy's...

    I'm really late to this thread, by I added assy's to my inventory before the '12 Pac Cup. Like Flash(er) I fly them off of the pole, just above the pulpit and pull the pole aft. I consulted with Mr....
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    Epics are disasters that you survive. This is a...

    Epics are disasters that you survive. This is a good one, and you guys did a great job taking care of one another and the boat. All of us are happy as hell to get you two back. Getting SNAFU back as...
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    The Stockton Sailing Club didn't want the K6,...

    The Stockton Sailing Club didn't want the K6, 6Pac to do the Ditch Run in 2017, because we received an email from Tom Lueck informing us that the SSC race committee has elected to arbitrarily slash...
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    Last Wednesday afternoon my phone lit up with a...

    Last Wednesday afternoon my phone lit up with a text message inviting me to stand in for Angie on Steve Cameron’s K6 sport boat, 6 Pac. Forgetting that I kind of had a dinner cooking commitment, I...
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    Conditions last night were totally off scale high...

    Conditions last night were totally off scale high and chaotic. We had 6 headsails unroll from their midpoints on D dock, which the liveaboards subdued over the course of 4 hours, the largest being on...
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    My last SaS seminar was at Cal Maritime and cost...

    My last SaS seminar was at Cal Maritime and cost me $75.00. What has changed in the curriculum for the cost to have 2x'd?
  15. Its a ridiculous place for a bridge. The damn...

    Its a ridiculous place for a bridge. The damn thing will wear out due to the number of cycles on the hardware. And, if you make it tall enough to be fixed, the approach /descent grades will be 20+%....
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    It doesn't put DOER out of business, they would...

    It doesn't put DOER out of business, they would have to relocate, and if government contracts are involved, the City of Alameda is going to find themselves paying their relocation costs.
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    To my eye, you have already had a huge impact on...

    To my eye, you have already had a huge impact on their masterplan. Initially, lip service at best was paid to the marine business heritage of the site. From what I can see here, it still allows a...
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    You are going to want A VERY THOROUGH SURVEY of...

    You are going to want A VERY THOROUGH SURVEY of that yacht's keel system. Frankly, before I purchased a Bavaria 42, I'd be tempted to drop the keel and inspect the floor structures without it...
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    Other than calling for help, what exactly would...

    Other than calling for help, what exactly would "modern electronics" do for you in those conditions? I wouldn't even want to see wind speed...shrieking or not shrieking would work for me. Heel...
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    Have fun everyone, and please be careful. The...

    Have fun everyone, and please be careful. The Tiburon 5-0 are rather attentive to impaired driving.
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    There are a few J70s that obtained permission to...

    There are a few J70s that obtained permission to sortie out of Richmond.
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    That would be my hope, but when you've shifted...

    That would be my hope, but when you've shifted enough weight that you get pinned in a broach, requiring a crew member to go below and shift weight to the opposite side (in their own words), then it...
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    From the Moore 24 Evermore: "We celebrated the...

    From the Moore 24 Evermore: "We celebrated the day by first gibing onto port. We forgot to move all our stuff to the other side first, so the gybe resulted in the worst round up yet. "

    Houston,...
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    two different cars and plates, four different...

    two different cars and plates, four different perps. The big bald dude seemed to be the leader. Why do they have only one person in custody when they have two different car owners complicit?

    The...
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    No argument from me amigo...

    No argument from me amigo...
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