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    So...you’re working on your transmission? The...

    So...you’re working on your transmission? The cars, or the boats?
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    WANTED: Spinnaker pole

    16’ or longer. Plz contact bob walden, 415.302.0128 voice/text or bob@bobwalden.com
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    Competes with jazz cup. And tends to be a light...

    Competes with jazz cup. And tends to be a light wind affair.
  4. Yep as Jim said clip in. Specially if you’re not...

    Yep as Jim said clip in. Specially if you’re not moving around. No reason not to. I’m always more confident when I see all the folks on their leashes.
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    40 PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES When flag Y is...

    40 PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICES
    When flag Y is displayed with one sound before or with the warning
    signal, competitors shall wear personal flotation devices, except
    briefly while changing or...
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    where is that, antioch? I ran aground there hard...

    where is that, antioch? I ran aground there hard once a few years ago coming back from ddr. had lunch, sat around, finally called vessel assist. we were in deep. :)
  7. Thread: Do the Ditch !

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    Nice job Jim. Do it again next year, then join us...

    Nice job Jim. Do it again next year, then join us for the Mildred island raftup Sunday.

    bw
  8. Thread: Do the Ditch !

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    We ditched the ditch at 1530 when we got to the...

    We ditched the ditch at 1530 when we got to the carquinez bridge. We had a bitchin start and the first hour or so was good, extended our lead, but then we convinced ourselves the flood would build...
  9. Thread: 2018 OYRA Duxship

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    +1 on jeff z’s post. On a different subject:...

    +1 on jeff z’s post.

    On a different subject: what was the deal with the sunfast? Just after rounding dux, we saw them going in circles, and looked like they had a boathook out. Did not look like...
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    signups at 350...headed to record?

    signups at 350...headed to record?
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    Three Bridge Fiasco 2018

    at 100 registered today. Who's in?

    I'm crewing on Hang 20 this year, gonna be fun! Unless there's no wind. Or cold. Or rains...

    Slack at 0755, max ebb 3.7 at 1146, slack at 1641, max flood 2.4...
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    amen. brought the big cqr and extra chain, slept...

    amen. brought the big cqr and extra chain, slept like a baby--ie, woke up to pee a couple times, but didn't see any dragging, even with 2 other boats tied up. love my cqr.

    i would also say that in...
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    sunday's race is in the estuary...interesting.

    sunday's race is in the estuary...interesting.
  14. Thread: Westpoint Regatta

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    Another fun West Point. After a middling start,...

    Another fun West Point. After a middling start, we fetched the first mark, headed up to angel for current relief, tacked around blunt and watched the rest of our fleet head straight to Alcatraz. We...
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    A light wind start that boosted to 20+ around...

    A light wind start that boosted to 20+ around Bonita. Our jib peel went ok, except for a humper surfacing a couple boat-lengths in front necessitated a faster tack than usual. Much ship activity...
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    Can't miss it, a fave.

    Can't miss it, a fave.
  17. Thread: Westpoint Regatta

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    "...drunk middle aged white people sweating..." ...

    "...drunk middle aged white people sweating..."

    They see me rollin--they hatin.
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    god bless the coast guard. i hope they never have...

    god bless the coast guard. i hope they never have to pay for their own drinks...
  19. Thread: 2017 OYRA Duxship

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    it was a shame the shy didn't hold--it was sweet...

    it was a shame the shy didn't hold--it was sweet for the ~3 minutes it was up. But it was made in 1972, most of my crew were made after that. So I guess it's days were done. New shy kite on order!
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    To Bob J's point...the area in the dashed box...

    To Bob J's point...the area in the dashed box below is the restricted area. I believe the RRS require us to follow all local laws and regs, and that includes avoiding restricted areas, even if they...
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    Cool story bro. Hoping some of this guys will...

    Cool story bro. Hoping some of this guys will show for the awards and divulge their decisioning process to take that route--seemed so contrary to all the info we were getting. I wanna know their...
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    331 signed up as of 1030. Where were we at this...

    331 signed up as of 1030. Where were we at this point last couple years? Seems like we're ahead. Might be a biggie!
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    thanks folks. Got it sorted.

    thanks folks. Got it sorted.
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    Spin pole shipping?

    Anyone got a recommendation for a shipper for odd sizes--i.e. a 17" spin pole from socal to Berkeley?
  25. Thread: Jazz Cup

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    y'all too funny.

    y'all too funny.
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