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    "National Cleavage Day"

    Very nice… trailer. Anyone have a clue what that is? 3 axles and fancy woodwork? The mobile Girls Gone Wild studio?
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    Cat capsize in Chesapeake Bay?

    Heard that a catamaran went over Sat nt in the bay, all 3 crew rescued ( but not on the boat?). Any details?
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    Hobie 21 SE for fun inland family sailing ? Or is there a better boat ?

    I would get a Hobie 20 instead of the 21.  Can hold almost as much weight and quite a bit lighter and much easier to set up and move.  You CAN put 18 wings on a 20, but they are hard to find.  Get a furling jib and it becomes a lot more manageable in breeze.
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    Time on Time Scoring

    Rarely matters where the breakpoints are, but decide and POST before the race.  
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    The Sea Snark thread

    My brother and I got a used one back in the 70s.  I kept mine at college for a while, could easily carry it upstairs to my dorm room.  I could fit a young lady in with me if we both snuggled up sideways:-) My brother used to sail it fully swamped like a mobile hot tub during hot summer days...
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    Start/finish line as an obstruction?

    For what it’s worth, this used to be pretty standard in Hobie racing.  Competitor’s fault for not reading SIs, but nobody told him after the first one?
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    Starship SN 10 NOT DTS! Is Now DTS

    Um, can I get a refund on my ticket?
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    When Monsters Ruled the Beach

    The Hobie 20 was a ( licensed?) version of the Hurricane, but with daggerboards instead of the Brit boat’s centerboards.  I can’t say how much the Hurricane copied from the Pringle 19, or vice versus.
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    When Monsters Ruled the Beach

    Left out the Mystere 6.0 :-)  I had the privilege of racing in the Catamaran Racing Association of the Chesapeake (CRAC) when open races still attracted sizable fleets.  Nacra 5.8s and 6.0s, Mysteres, Hobie 20s, Prindle 19s, and the old single-trap Tornados mixing it up with the occasional Nacra...
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    LONQR 2

    I haven't been keeping up.  Is this the new class legal boat or the old no-longer-class-legal one?   Actually looks like they did a petty good job (except for the wrong class symbol)
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    what's wrong with it?

    "70 wallet-fucking feet of boat"    Awesome; gonna have to borrow that.  Sometimes you can have 20 wallet-fucking feet of boat...
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    what is it?

    Not saying this works for every case, but it sure seems to work here...
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    Random PicThread

    Christine in her first life!! Nobody driving
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    LONQR 2

    If its good enough for his small block, its good enough for him :-)
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    Random PicThread

    Rosina Revelle, down to the beauty mark on her cheek
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    Garage Renovation Anarchy...

    I just put a winch in mine so I don't have to bust a gut pushing my boat trailer up an inclined driveway.  Should have done it 20 years ago ;-(
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    Hobie 16 Rebuild

    Should check out, lots of experience over there.  If you drill holes for epoxy injection, use a drill stop to limit hole depth, because you only want to go thru the top glass layer and the foam inside, NOT the inner layer of glass.
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    Sailing around the America's with a 104 old fishing boat in Covid times.

    Minor correction, looks like they left Cape Town 5 Feb and arrived home 5 Jun; not 14 months getting back.  Real sailing, for sure.  Wonder how dry that boat is below...
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    To Foil or not to Foil, that is the question

    Disclaimer, I sail one of the “old breeding stock” classics.  Those boats pretty much rule in light air, although most people don’t like to sail or race in light air :-). Trapeezing downwind has upped the game for the classics, and the purpose-built new classics look pretty fast.  I haven’t seen...
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    What's Your Prediction When Freedom Returns - Released from Home Confinement

    Yep, the vaccine is bound to be bad with big industry and Gov't behind it.  Suggest you go back and expose yourself to smallpox and polio too, just to make sure you have one of the "good" immune systems...