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    Bill19233 reacted to kloudie1's post in the thread 1998 Hunter 340 with Like Like.
    Bill's posts from racing his 340, "Sunspot Baby" give a clear picture of the running rigging.. An autopilot is a very good crewmember to...
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    Bill19233 reacted to Ed Caldwell's post in the thread 1998 Hunter 340 with Like Like.
    Yes, @Bill19233 has a third cabin top winch located outboard on the starboard side, where my turning block/line stopper for the...
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread 1998 Hunter 340.
    My 340 came with three winches on the cabin top. Two Lewmar 30’s for jib sheets and headsail halyards. And a 40 for the main halyard and...
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    Found the video, right at a minute in, very close crossing!
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    If you look closer at the photo, there is some pipe insulation around the first couple feet of the replacement. I don't know if it's...
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    Bill19233 reacted to glaufman's post in the thread Caught in a Storm with Like Like.
    I like that he replaced the camera with a better one... that's classy
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    Bill19233 reacted to smokey73's post in the thread Caught in a Storm with Like Like.
    I always remember my instructor reminding me that "planes fly by the principles expounded by Bernoulli, not Marconi - Fly the plane...
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    I'll try to find the race video when it happened. I think it was an Icicle Race in 2019 or 2018. Camera and mount went straight to bottom.
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    Bill19233 reacted to tfox2069's post in the thread Caught in a Storm with Like Like.
    I second jssailem's reference to a pilot training dictum: "Aviate (fly the plane/control the boat), navigate, communicate" - in that...
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    Maybe a 350 with the bowsprit. I didn't protest, he bought me a new, better camera.
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    There is a strut made from 3/4" galvanized conduit zip tied to the stern pulpit. It isn't pretty, but it has held up and does the job...
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    Reefing lines on the leech are a problem on my boat when the main is coming down in strong winds. I need to figure out what to do with...
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    Too many cameras to mess with and great shots to get, commonly heard on my boat during a race: "Steer the damn boat, Bill!"
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    Bill19233 replied to the thread Caught in a Storm.
    Thanks for your comments. Yes Several without PFD's. Big mistake, things will be different next race or cruise. It was not watered down...
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    Bill19233 reacted to shemandr's post in the thread Caught in a Storm with Like Like.
    We had a similar experience on Gardiner's Bay in an Off Soundings Regatta. We had a reef in the main because it had been breezy. But...