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Author: dkinzer
MIdwinters

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Wow Rob, your weather forecast is right in the wheelhouse now. Well, Saturday may get a big bigger but after the regatta hopefully. Feb-17-20 16:19:24
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Author: Phil Porte

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Of course you are right about that but, I am just fussy about boat maintenance and cosmetics. Probably a result of a mild case of Asperger's. Even if I sail poorly, at least the boat will look good as a consolation prize. Admittedly not... Feb-15-20 06:35:18
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Author: Chris Z
Plan To Attend!!!

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17 People Registered to Date! Register early to help out UKSC with the planning. Only 32 Days til the Midwinters. Here is a link to the event: https://www.regattanetwork.com/event/19678 Jan-16-20 08:26:36
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Author: Chris Z
Hosted by Berlin Yacht Club

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Check the latest in Miami herald about Key Largo...."This Florida Keys Neighborhood Has Been Flooded For Nearly 3 Months" Nov-28-19 10:36:27
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Author: Rock Biter

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Yeah, Beckson is the best choice. Oct-14-19 10:15:04
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Author: dkinzer
Lake Lemon Regatta

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Any results from the racing and pictures? How was the food, drinks, sailing, Porthole Inn??? Sep-24-19 13:54:06
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Author: orion85
To satisfy those curious about hull weights

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Those who had previously weighed their boats (in this thread), could you please give this equation a try? This is fascinating! Edit: Oh boy, I forgot I "weighed in" on this up above - that means me too! Mine will be on a dolly only... Aug-06-19 15:55:02
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Author: High5
Mixed Dinghy Regatta including Force 5s

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Wish we could make it. We Bloomington folks all have other commitments that weekend. We'll look forward to it for next year! :) Jul-19-19 06:05:52
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Author: dkinzer
Regatta at Lake Lemon

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Hi everyone. We're having a Force 5 regatta this coming weekend at Lake Lemon. I know many of you just came for the North Americans, but we want to build this regatta up so it becomes a "regatta circuit building block".... Jun-16-19 08:38:02
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Author: Phil Porte

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Yes, I saw the ones for the Laser. That was not the question though was it :). May-29-19 10:03:43
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Author: dkinzer
2019 North Americans registrants

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Well there was no shortage of beer... This was my first time at Lake Lemmon and like it has been said before - truely a good time - thanks one and all for all your efforts to make it so. A big hand to the Kinzer Clan for the beautiful awards... May-20-19 05:20:06
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Author: dkinzer
2019 North Americans are here!

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Hi everyone! The 2019 North Americans are here. It's gonna be a great event. The weather reports are really good at this point, the grounds are very close to ready (need to mulch down the grass clumps), Kim has the food underway, Marty... May-13-19 06:53:54
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Author: Phil Porte

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I have a mast and boom that I want to refinish. Currently it has PPG brand epoxy automotive paint on it that has gotten scuffed up a bit. It has held up well and just repainting is certainly an option. I was thinking about powder coating it... Apr-20-19 07:41:26
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Author: Chris Z
Register Today

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CND - Brian - thanks for the smiles this morning! Actually you are right this could be a great way to increase the numbers - everyone come and "see" who at the NA's and in this way Everyone will "see"... [u]everyone![/u]... Apr-03-19 08:27:27
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Author: RobK
Info for thought

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With Nearly ALL the meals covered, the price is looking really good! Thanks Marty et al for your work putting this together. #211 has vacation time all approved... now for more of this weird warm weather... that won't be weird in May! Mar-15-19 15:04:12
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Author: Chris Z
Register Eary to Help UKSC with the planning

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At 36 now! Going to be a great event. Look for updates on the Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram. Scores will be posted on the Regatta Network site. There may even be some live feeds going on during the event. Feb-16-19 05:54:07
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Author: Gary S

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I've been authorized to add : "discounted pricing" . Feb-08-19 14:04:21
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Author: forcejb
now F5-less

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Hi John. One of the two happiest days of your life. I hope that when we next meet, we'll have time for a chat and a drink and talk about the way things should be. Thanks for your vision, your encouragement and sharing some of your wisdom. Tony Dec-14-18 01:17:15
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Author: Chris Z
Highlight of the Year!!!

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Brian, Think about the risk of having too much fun in a single week. You have to admit this is very scary for sure! Nov-01-18 08:50:47
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Author: coldnosedave
2019 Midwinters

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HI Gary: Planning for Mid Winters. What dates do you have for the two bedroom and rate? Thanks Brian & Sherry Hatfield This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Oct-29-18 16:02:15
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