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  1. What about starlink?
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    LEO response to riot thread

    Nailed my sentiments exactly. Well stated
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    Santa Cruz 70 - Fleet Roll Call

    Some would (headstay, runners, mast jack) others not so much (jib sheet, vang, non-existent perm backstay)
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    Demise of Red Foulies

    All of the manufacturer seem to have good and bad spells. It does help to look at the details and fit before buying. I have a complete mishmash of gear colors/ brands and couldn't care less. Just wanna stay warm and dry when I'm wearing it. This is racing not New York fashion week.
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    Seeking 6061T6 Aluminum for Snipe board

    Or just call andy pimental at jibetech in rhode island. He likely has one in stock...
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    INEOS Team GB

    Nzl32/38 likely hold that record pretty handily...
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    SDYC Hot Rum 2020

    Dude, we won the sb-king harbor race overall like 2 years ago on scots ft10!
  8. Fucking auto correct... Double double > big mac
  9. Yup, ensign on the pole at transom with a burger on the spreader. We alternate between an american flag, bear republic (cali state flag), couple signal pennants, and a random flamingo driving a pickup truck flag on the flag pole off the front of the house (which I fashioned from a batten from windward passage). Like to cover all bases. Nothing wrong with being proud to be an american. I have raced for my country. It isn't perfect, but neither am I. Rtb, how are you man? It's been a very long time! Still in I de hoe? Shoot me a pm and we can commiserate on the idiocracy of our dads...
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    Experiences with Quantum membrane skins?

    The lite skins absolutely seem to add longevity, but at a weight and performance penalty. Sorry there is no free lunch!
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    Westerly Marine is shutting down

    Thread drift time. Post a pic of an ugly Schumacher design. Bet you cant
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    Jib (on furler) area rule-of-thumb

    Have a 142 and a 108. Use the 108 almost exclusively. A lot depends on track locations. Also, for a dedicated offshore sail, clew height is important. Talk through use case with your sailmaker
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    That's not sailing...

    At the other end of the spectrum, does stored power in model yachting mean it is not sailing?
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    what is it?

    It's all relative...
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    name that harbour

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    what is it?

    Totally disagree. She looks like a much more wholesome boat. Sure, not as radical, but practical and purposeful.
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    what is it?

    Youth America's cup boat
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    Newbie sailor. What's my next move?

    Charter the 17 from a fellow anarchist. Maybe even rent to own. Write up a co tract that fits both parties and make sure insurance is included. Maybe even have the newb join as crew on the keel boat for beer can races. Win-win
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    Yep, was to leeward and just behind when this start went pear shaped. It was one of those,"this is gonna be fucked up starts" at the 2 min mark. Like a 35 mile race so we just went full conservative and found clean lanes pretty quick. The poor dudes from this video did an even bigger cock up the next day, but it probably wont be on video
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    Pearson 33-2

    My best friend owns one. I have raced beercans onboard and done a ton of buddy boat cruising from our boat (cal 34) with them alongside on the water and at anchor. It's an alright boat. Sails pretty good. Big main, kinda short j dimension. Very shallow bilge, so water on sole is an issue. The interior is ok, but the table takes up a lot of room, so the v berth is kinda small. They are not big people, so that's ok for them. Let me know if you have any specific questions. If I dont know, I can ask him
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    Boat Aholics Anonymous

    34' cruising mono 13' rib tender 2 x snipes 3 x naples sabots 2 x kids kayaks
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    Anyone ever?

    This one:
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    Who have you been mistaken for?

    Tom cruise. Dead giveaway is that I dont act like a fuckin crazy...
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    Sweetest sailing old plastic?

    Mk1 had twin quarter berths and galley along st d side Mk2 has galley port and aft Mk3 is similar to the 2 if memory serves. It does have some changes on deck including anchor locker and taller rig
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    Sweetest sailing old plastic?

    I was patient and waited for one that someone had already spent cash on the expensive shit. Honestly figured it to be a few years boat for us and then move up. We are still smitten with her! Really fits our needs well in a tidy package. Hell, we lived aboard (wife, me, 2 kids, and a dog) for 9 weeks this year while in between houses! She is headed to the yard later this month for a full paint job. Figure she deserves it for her 50th birthday this year...