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    What is a good windward VMG?

    Just doing the math if I assume that sailing at 45 degrees to the wind is average and that gets you about 71% of your speed through the water then anything better than that is “good”. What the PO is not appreciating is that it is rarely this simple. Tide, current, wind conditions all affect the...
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    Please help identify this RBBS competitor

    This entire scenario, along with its conclusions, is made up based on imagined circumstances. It's a straw man argument.
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    Yacht Club Membership Process

    We beg them to please, please, please join our club and we waive the initiation fee and we get rid of any rules that they don't like and hope they like us.
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    Please help identify this RBBS competitor

    Yes. Swimming is nearly impossible. Getting back into the boat also nearly impossible.
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    Please help identify this RBBS competitor

    I'm sure the SFPD would get right on that.
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    Please help identify this RBBS competitor

    No. That's George Michael.
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    Please help identify this RBBS competitor

    It does seem vague.
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    CREW HAPPY

    Buy an ad.
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    Merit 25 - No Groups ?

    The Merit is the better boat
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    Where will the rich sail to?

    I hear good things about Suriname
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    US Sailing. Should I stay or should I go?

    Do you get a hat?
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    Please help identify this RBBS competitor

    OP wants help identifying someone that sabotaged a boat for “revenge” but wants to remain anonymous for “legal reasons”. Why is there a clip of the person in the club but nothing from the boat video? Revenge for what? Wouldn’t you go to the race organizer and the club management with this? How...
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    Please help identify this RBBS competitor

    If, in fact, that happened. Smells like bullshit.

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