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  1. BCam Eight Bells

    What sad news. He was so active in Puget Sound racing for a long time, I remember him from his days in the South Sound area. Fair winds Bruce. JM
  2. phrf scoring question

    Here in PDX the results are posted and if there are errors the competitors let us know right away. Go ahead and post the times you received and if there are issues you will probably hear about them. Then it is a simple redress issue. JM
  3. Furler explanation

    On my Martin 241 the furler is part of the forestay with the wire between the swivels. The jib has a zippered luff that goes around the stay with the halyard running inside next to the stay and attached at the bottom drum with a short purchase to adjust luff tension. JM
  4. Any Olson 29 owners?

    Sailronin, Congratulations on the new boat, you should have a lot of fun with the O29. As for the emergency rudder, I have been talking to others about the best plans and a cassette mounted on the transom with a blade you insert seems to be the way to go lately. You can put the cassette on anytime, but if you wait until it is needed, putting the cassette on and sliding in the blade is easier than trying to mount a blade onto the gudgeons while bouncing around. JM
  5. Duwamish Head Race 2016

    Equus is signed up. JM
  6. Round the County

    FBW Cherokee. This may stick. Good luck to you guys! JM
  7. 2017 Van Isle

    In for my 6th time, this one on Equus. JM
  8. Boat Nick Names

    More NW boats (that I can remember), San Juan 28 (from back in the day) Moana Kai-Moan and Cry J109 Tantivy-Tan Titties JM
  9. Olson 30 Hull Database Project

    I believe that Wildfire was sitting in the West Basin at Astoria the last time I was there a year or two ago. JM
  10. 2016 Vic-Maui race

    Joby Easton AND Bill Huseby are a great team that have done very well with Raindrop before. JM
  11. Kelly O. H.

    I still see a smile sticker on a raceboat, but they are almost faded away. But Kelly will never fade from our memories. Sail on Kelly. JM
  12. Choate cf 27 where areyou

    There is one here in PDX that sat glued to the dock for a long time that was just sold to someone else here in town who is cleaning it up to race this season. JM
  13. This looks bad...

    Was it out of the environment? JM
  14. Olson 30 Hull Database Project

    I bought Enigma back in the late 80's from Alameda, it was dark blue and called Chinese Hedge, so not originally from Seattle (sail no is/was 8344). Owned by a contractor in the area. JM
  15. Olson 30 Hull Database Project

    There was a Moisture Missile in Portland during the late 80's/early 90's, red boat with white stripe. Not sure where it went after that. JM