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    Ukrainian crew member sinks Russian oligarch’s yacht?

    I haven’t seen this posted elsewhere. https://newsreadonline.com/he-drowned-the-yacht-of-a-russian-oligarch-for-7-million-euros-a-ukrainian-avenged-the-shelling-of-a-residential-building-in-kyiv/
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    New cabin sole anarchy

    So- the 3/4" teak and holly veneer plywood that makes up the cabin sole in my Frers 33 has delaminated to the point of no return. I now own a new 4x8 sheet of the same material, purchased for an eye-watering $500 for a single sheet! I will certainly endeavor to measure a bunch of times and cut...
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    Dreadlocks needs a new home

    Jeff Hammer and his Tartan Ten, Dreadlocks, was a dominant force in Long Island Sound Racing for many years. Hell, even Mr. Esposito said nice stuff about him!  When Jeff passed away in 2016, his daughter took on the stewardship of the mighty Dread. Yesterday, however, she sent the following...
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    Garmin 741xs power on problem

    Just bought a used boat with a recent Garmin 741xs multi-function chartplotter. The unit will generally power on with the first button press after power is connected. If i turn the unit off with its power button, I have to cycle power to the unit before it will turn back on. Sometimes I have to...
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    CT Surveyor?

    Taking the plunge again. Does anyone have a recommendation for a surveyor in CT anywhere on the LIS? FWIW, I tried a search first!
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    Tragic youth sailing accident

    https://patch.com/new-york/northport/s/g6llh/10-year-old-boy-killed-during-sailing-lesson-in-centerport Devastating
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    Jeff Hammer R. I. P.

    I just learned that Jeff Hammer passed away unexpectedly. Jeff, with his Tartan 10 Dreadlocks, was a legend in the Long Island Sound sailing community. He was a staunch friend, a great mentor and an inspiration to sailors across the region. Funeral arrangements are pending- I'll pass along...
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    Tack Tick Sailmaster depth display troubleshooting

    I'm trying to help a friend with a 10 year old Tack Tick Sailmaster that recently stopped displaying depth. Before we dig up all of the well buried wiring to the transducer, I was wondering if we can at least check continuity to the transducer by reading the resistance across the corresponding...
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    Russel Crowe rescued by coastguard after getting lost in Huntington Ba

    http://www.newsday.c...guard-1.3946711 Master and Commander indeed. Patrick O'Brian's flippin' in his grave.
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    Newsday says 3 rescued from Pearson 23

    Newsday says all OK- capsized in tonight's storm. Rescued by Suffolk Police.
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    ALIR Anyone?

    OK- so the Around Long Island Regatta isn't exactly an internationally (or even locally) prestigious event, but there's usually a thread started by now. The friggin' thing starts Thursday. Anyone?
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    S2 10.3- Any thoughts?

    One of our gang is buying an S2 10.3 (Minstrel, Lake Champlain, VT.) We've had lots of experience on the 7.9. We'll be racing the 10.3 on the Long Island Sound. Any thoughts as to sailing to its rating, etc? I've tried searching with no luck- apologies if I've missed earlier posts.
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