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    You report that your gps SOG on one tack is slower than the other. This appears to be regardless of the wind or current direction...
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    We had a Several 33 at our club for a while. It was a project boat even when it was new because it was so lightly put together that...
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    PaulK replied to the thread New tactical device.
    What happens at the start when your eyes are busy looking at a screen instead of at the boats around you and what they’re doing? Our...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Sailing into a marina.
    The Harbormaster may have the actual legal authority to require using an engine - if you have one. At the time, you didn’t. Does your...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Socially distant racing?.
    Not too worried about heat: it snowed here last Sunday. We use watermelons to run MOB drills. It’s about the right size for someone’s...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Socially distant racing?.
    Just got a "NOR" for a 33 mile double-handed pursuit race for Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. Pursuit, so no RC boat or congregating...
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    PaulK replied to the thread PHEW ....!! I'm in.
    Captain Aubrey plays a cello. You have a viola? We went in Monday. Our mooring is an hour's motor from our haulout site so we checked...
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    PaulK replied to the thread True Wind Discussion Redux.
    So couldn't you stop more often if knowing the true wind is that important and it is constantly changing? You're not racing, so you can...
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    PaulK replied to the thread True Wind Discussion Redux.
    Could you heave to and get the wind speed with the boat stopped? Since you’re not racing it shouldn’t be a big deal.
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    PaulK replied to the thread Bottom Paint Sanding.
    I use duct tape to attach my shop vac to my DeWalt hand sander. The bayonet-mount of the dustbag on the sander is the same size as the...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Socially distant racing?.
    Sounds like you’d need ski lift loading gates at the pier heads to ensure spacing on the docks. For a positive spin, having to line up...
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    PaulK replied to the thread To all our friends in Maine.
    It has been too cold to think much about the summer yet. We had snow in southern CT last Sunday (MAY 10th!). People will get the boat...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Socially distant racing?.
    @Jackdaw ’s idea for a timed race seems interesting. Especially if you can time your start for when the afternoon breeze kicks in and...
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    PaulK posted the thread Socially distant racing? in Racing.
    Got a survey from our RC today asking about how we might approach racing this season. Doublehanded non-spinnaker? Doublehanded with...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Social distancing on a launch?.
    We don’t know how many people have been exposed unless we can test them for antibodies. Of the 14 different tests currently marketed...