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    PaulK replied to the thread Finishing Etiquette.
    Of course the other Starboard tack boat had nothing to do with Port's getting stuck in any wind shadow or bad air. (Did Port have to...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Swing crane info.
    This boat looks like it was designed to be easily trailer-launched: the daggerboard keel retracts fully into the hull. The cabin and...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Elvstrom Protest Tool?.
    This seems capable of much more: Magnetic Boat Protest Kit
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    PaulK replied to the thread Wednesday is Photo Day - 2021.
    Anyone up for some waterskiing? This cruised by our vacation rental last Wednesday, coming in with the tide. In a hurry they can hit...
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    You could try tying messenger lines to the ends of the cables and pulling them out. You'd then have the old cables out where you could...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Racing Rules.
    Finish USED to be any part of the boat, rigged in its regular position, that crossed the line. Now it's hull. (Which I guess does not...
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    Can't you let a whisker pole be held up by the leech of the jib, since it's essentially attached to the clew of the jib anyway? So, no...
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    Your boat weighs less than a ton. Car jacks would lift it easily, using gRanger's idea (nice photos) of putting a beam underneath each...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Racing Rules.
    To clarify: his dinghy outboard was mounted on his stern pulpit. Dinghy was rolled up & stowed, apparently.
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    PaulK replied to the thread Racing Rules.
    Leaving an anchor mounted on the bow roller while racing is not against the rules, but it might not be the best place to have the...
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    PaulK replied to the thread No Wind Training Day.
    Perhaps the Ninja thought that the first victim deserved to die for calling Starboard when he was on Port tack? Judge might let him off...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Wooden.
    Woodenboat's facilities are fantastic, along with the know-how that gathers there to make it all happen. It is a special place that...
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    PaulK replied to the thread New to cutter rigging, question..
    Found the video here: Hoisting a genoa or yankee would help immensely, especially if you had a whisker pole to hold it out going...
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    PaulK replied to the thread New to cutter rigging, question..
    The Allmand 23 (HMS 23) https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/allmand-23-hms-23 looks like it is designed for taking on December gales...
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    PaulK replied to the thread Limits of a Flicka 20.
    Chances that the weather will really pick up are 100%. You just don't want to be there then. The Flicka is not fast enough to outrun...