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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. Hull #5 was GHOST, is now Pigs With No Purpose in St. Pete
  2. Martin 243 Used Sails

    Wish I hadn't thrown out a set I had couple years ago...
  3. J/22 vs Sonar 23

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  4. Removing Vivid antifouling

    Wet sand with 220?
  5. Fair price for a J92?

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    It is ambiguous and the SI's should be changed. Why not just call them marks of the course and leave them to port or stbd depending on which way you go around?
  11. Off Soundings Series and low pressure systems.

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  12. Off Soundings Series and low pressure systems.

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  13. Off Soundings Series and low pressure systems.

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