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  1. He was probably dead for water inhalation before...

    He was probably dead for water inhalation before hypothermia set in.

    Which doesn't matter....it just sucks for everybody who knew him and cared for him.
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    Nice to know that the geek is still sailing!!

    Nice to know that the geek is still sailing!!
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    I didn't think about the dredging issue. Good...

    I didn't think about the dredging issue. Good point.
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    http://www.shipbuildinghistory.com/shipyards/yacht...

    http://www.shipbuildinghistory.com/shipyards/yachtsmall/stephens.htm

    The very last entry is for USA-1...12 meter, says it was scrapped in 2008. I think that's E-1.
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    Why did I write GGYC? I have no idea. ...

    Why did I write GGYC? I have no idea.

    **faceslap**

    I didn't know the syndicate stiffed Stephens.
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    GGYC's 12-meters

    For some reason the other night I got to thinking where the old E-1 and R-1. GGYC 12-meters had got to. E-1 sat for years at Andersons in Sausalito, with the "Duraflame" ad stripes slowly peeling...
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    What would it take

    to get the "Berkeley Circle" restored and maintained? It's been years...half the buoys are gone.
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    "lease-back"...like what? Ten years? Ten years...

    "lease-back"...like what? Ten years? Ten years goes by really fast. If it's 50 years, then that's different.
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    Westpoint Marina is nice, though their smallest...

    Westpoint Marina is nice, though their smallest slip is, I think 33 feet. That's throwing away money when I have a 26 footer. They only want BIG boats there, but I have to say that everyone in the...
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    I'm in a 28 foot slip at Coyote Point...$204 a...

    I'm in a 28 foot slip at Coyote Point...$204 a month.

    I know that $237 for a 30 foot slip is just fine, in fact that's what a 32 foot slip at Coyote Point runs.
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    The Port subcontracts marina management to...

    The Port subcontracts marina management to Spinnaker Sailing. I know those guys, I used to work for them, 25 years ago. I called Bob...there are no slips <30 feet, so gotta pay for a 30-footer for...
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    Thinking about moving

    I've been at Coyote Point in San Mateo for years, but I'm starting to find the drive annoying. Also, I'm tiring of pumping all that CO2 into the air, to go up to the boat and work on it. There's...
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    It's possible, I suppose, that Alameda Marina...

    It's possible, I suppose, that Alameda Marina LLC. will renovate the big old WWII building first and house the lofts and other businesses in there. I wouldn't bet two cents on it but it IS possible....
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    Yes, there's a provision that Bay West has to...

    Yes, there's a provision that Bay West has to operate a boat yard. Or rather...they have to TRY to operate a boat yard. They have to search for a boatyard operator.

    Did you read the document? In...
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    Did the sail lofts get kicked out? I expect...

    Did the sail lofts get kicked out?

    I expect the argument that will be presented to the City is that they're all evicted now...but when the big building where DOER used to be is subdivided and...
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    On april 3rd, since no applicants had appeared,...

    On april 3rd, since no applicants had appeared, the Alameda Marina issued the "revised and re-issued" request for proposals for running a boatyard. Re-applicants were required to submit proposals by...
  17. The Li Ka Shing foundation donated a boatload of...

    The Li Ka Shing foundation donated a boatload of money to Stanford to build the new Medical School....among other things.
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    Well, damn.

    Well, damn.
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    Maiden - the movie

    It's really more about Tracy Edwards, overall than about the actual race, but it's a good movie. It's pretty darned low-budget, YAY... Take your daughters to see it for the lesson about women...
  20. This is what I should be doing with the Piper 24,...

    This is what I should be doing with the Piper 24, next summer.
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    That description of trying to make hatchboards...

    That description of trying to make hatchboards duct-taped to spin poles work as an emergency rudder is about as powerful a motivator I can come up with to build a real emergency steering system if...
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    I have GOT to sail on Huntington lake someday.

    I have GOT to sail on Huntington lake someday.
  23. Thread: 2019 LongPac

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    We had to turn around because of...

    We had to turn around because of seasickness....scopolamine patch, notwithstanding.

    We broke a couple of things, nothing vital but stuff that we need to know about for further ocean races. Then...
  24. Thread: 2019 LongPac

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    I have some GoPro video, but I left the camera on...

    I have some GoPro video, but I left the camera on the boat. sheesh.
  25. Thread: 2019 LongPac

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    Seriously, 30-35 knots of wind is no joke but you...

    Seriously, 30-35 knots of wind is no joke but you just put up little dinky sails and deal with it. With two reefs in and the 80% jib rolled up to about 60%, Skye (Capo 30 with a sugar scoop) didn't...
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