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Forum: Dock talk 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
Never even heard of a Choate 30. It has a Kirby...

Never even heard of a Choate 30. It has a Kirby 30 look to it.
Forum: Classifieds 1 Week Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By Steve
Do you mean when it was called Bongo? Or is that...

Do you mean when it was called Bongo? Or is that a different Aquila?
Forum: Dock talk 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
Here's an old classic. Could be in good shape, or...

Here's an old classic. Could be in good shape, or could be a project - hard to tell from the photos and description.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/boa/d/cal-sailboat/6363815646.html
Forum: Dock talk 10-31-2017
Replies: 313
Views: 69,084
Posted By Steve
I think this may cause a bunch of boats to be...

I think this may cause a bunch of boats to be towed to deeper water and be scuttled by dead of night.
Forum: Dock talk 10-24-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Steve
So I finally watched the replay of the start. I...

So I finally watched the replay of the start. I thought the penalty to MAPFRE was valid, but the one to Brunel was suspect to my eye.
Forum: Dock talk 10-23-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
It's the former Occam's Racer, then had a...

It's the former Occam's Racer, then had a different name, now rechristened Hypen. The transom job is nearly complete, although a bunch of other work is being done over the winter with the owners...
Forum: Dock talk 09-27-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
Same as a J/29.

Same as a J/29.
Forum: Dock talk 09-26-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
Who remembers Gary Storch's modified Kirby 30? It...

Who remembers Gary Storch's modified Kirby 30? It pretty much exemplifies 'local anomaly'.

http://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/Kirby-30_30657490.lite
Forum: Racing 09-06-2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1,732
Posted By Steve
There's a big red bus that usually doesn't have...

There's a big red bus that usually doesn't have crew that's going to have crew. That's the one I'll be on.
Forum: Dock talk 09-01-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
My understanding of the SR27 is that it's a bit...

My understanding of the SR27 is that it's a bit sticky in the light stuff. So I wonder how you'd do against Melges 24s and O30s.
Forum: Dock talk 08-23-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By Steve
There is a bulkhead back there. But it isn't...

There is a bulkhead back there. But it isn't solid, so the area behind it is not sealed off from the rest of the boat.

As a side note, from my memories of crawling around back there, Jack Rabbit's...
Forum: Dock talk 08-19-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By Steve
Raven in Victoria

http://www.sailingx.com/photopost/data/500/medium/IMG_0733.jpg

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Forum: Dock talk 08-04-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Steve
Disclaimer: as a long time crew member and not a...

Disclaimer: as a long time crew member and not a boat owner, I've mostly ignored the rules of PHRF measurement and focused more on just sailing fast. So despite racing in PHRF for all these years,...
Forum: Dock talk 08-03-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Steve
PHRF sprit length

Help me out with a question.

As I understand it, the effective sprit length as measured from jib tack to end-of-sprit, should be SPL-J.

So in the case of a JC figure, does that change the...
Forum: Dock talk 07-27-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
Fetish and NVS are both at Royal Vic, plus now...

Fetish and NVS are both at Royal Vic, plus now also Caliente. Jaguar is at CFSA. Not sure where Slick is these days.
Forum: Dock talk 07-27-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
Caliente has ended up at Royal Vic. Now owed by a...

Caliente has ended up at Royal Vic. Now owed by a very tall and former Moore 24 sailor.
Forum: SailingX - Site News 07-04-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Posted By Steve
frfletch: Thanks for volunteering to help with...

frfletch: Thanks for volunteering to help with scoring and posting. Please contact your division rep, who can put you in touch with the appropriate VARC committee member.
Forum: Dock talk 05-25-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
If only it had a tiller...

If only it had a tiller...
Forum: Dock talk 05-18-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3,106
Posted By Steve
I have it on good authority that the rating...

I have it on good authority that the rating splits are only preliminary, and will continue to be looked at, with a pretty high chance of a change.
Forum: Dock talk 04-25-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,891
Posted By Steve
Pro tip: coffee grounds absorb bad smells and...

Pro tip: coffee grounds absorb bad smells and leave behind the delicious smell of coffee. Spread them over every carpeted or fabric surface, leave for a week, then vacuum up. The coffee smell will...
Forum: Dock talk 04-19-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3,106
Posted By Steve
Incidentally, it looks like a counter-clockwise...

Incidentally, it looks like a counter-clockwise year.
Forum: Dock talk 04-19-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 3,106
Posted By Steve
I've been around a few times, I don't remember...

I've been around a few times, I don't remember any dead spots. But I'm not exactly staring at Facebook the whole way around. You're line of sight all the time with a mountain or a hill or an island...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2017
Replies: 55
Views: 8,678
Posted By Steve
We also do live posting of photos, video and...

We also do live posting of photos, video and updates on the Jackrabbit Racing Facebook page.
Forum: Dock talk 04-10-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
Up to 171 now. This boat is 174, so you could...

Up to 171 now. This boat is 174, so you could just take the hit or put on an oversize something.
Forum: Dock talk 04-10-2017
Replies: 1,001
Views: 139,761
Posted By Steve
The S2 7.9 could be a Div 3 giant killer, or fast...

The S2 7.9 could be a Div 3 giant killer, or fast boat in Div 7.

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/nvn/boa/6072949650.html

Plus you get to wind the board up and go over Spanish Banks, drawing...
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