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    Speaking of pirates, here's a link to an...

    Speaking of pirates, here's a link to an interesting character from the SoG time period and of Fernandina Beach history:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregor_MacGregor

    Here's a summation of...
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    We arrived yesterday in northern Florida. It was...

    We arrived yesterday in northern Florida. It was pea soup fog, so no pictures. Approaching Fernandina Beach in the midst of the fog we heard another boat respond to our fog horn. It was a tour boat!...
  3. Thread: Derby 2021.

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    Magnificent! I stand in envy of your...

    Magnificent! I stand in envy of your wardrobe!:happy:
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    We've spent five days exploring this island and...

    We've spent five days exploring this island and now it's time to go for supplies. Here are some final pictures of the south end.

    The ruins of Dungeness, Lucy Carnegie's house.

    57037

    57038...
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    Theoretically it's warmer than where we came...

    Theoretically it's warmer than where we came from, but it must be based on averages. Tonight's low is supposed to be around 38 degrees F (3 degrees C). The water temperature is still around 60F...
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    Grace's Voyage South

    Friday night Suzanne and I took Grace out the Port Royal inlet south of Beaufort, South Carolina and 20 hours later came in off the ocean at Saint Mary's inlet 120 miles to the south. For most of the...
  7. We are traveling in company with a couple on a...

    We are traveling in company with a couple on a Tayana 37.

    https://sailboatdata.com/sailboat/tayana-37

    Tomorrow we shall celebrate Thanksgiving with them in a secluded anchorage south of...
  8. Here you go, Rob: ...

    Here you go, Rob:

    https://waldenrigging.com/sailing-gracefully
  9. So far I'm liking what I see. The sailing...

    So far I'm liking what I see. The sailing aspect is well thought out. I like the way movement is based on the sail plan. I do feel that the tacking rules are a bit harsh.

    The PDF version...
  10. Joseph, this sounds very interesting. How do I...

    Joseph, this sounds very interesting. How do I get a copy of this game?
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    https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachment...

    https://sailsofglory.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=56888&stc=1

    Yep, Rob, we're kind of in the same boat. :happy: I'm playing with our big plastic boat. We're pushing south, but Mother Nature...
  12. Thread: Bases

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    Here's what I do to my bases. Entry...

    Here's what I do to my bases. Entry #16;describes how I do it.

    https://sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?4713-New-Bases&highlight=Sanding

    I find that there is enough left that people still grab...
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    Wonderful pictures, Eric! I wish we could have...

    Wonderful pictures, Eric! I wish we could have been there, but Nature can be a Mother!:happy:

    We're now in Virginia, about 60 miles from the bottom of the Bay.
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    The schooner Enterprise

    When I was young, the late 60's/early 70's I read a book about adventures on the Enterprise during the Tripolian business. I have no idea what the book was called, but would sure love to find it...
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    Well, we weathered the storm with no problem,...

    Well, we weathered the storm with no problem, spent the day playing "Terraforming Mars". Meanwhile most of coastal Maryland was placed under Rd a state of emergency (tidal flooding). We woke up to...
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    Downrigging Weekend

    We're sailing up the Chester River to Downrigging Weekend. Tomorrow we're hunkered down for a gale warning. East winds 20-25 knots with gusts to 45!:shock:

    The Baltimore Clipper Lynx passed us...
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    Yep, great AAR, Rob! I was also surprised at...

    Yep, great AAR, Rob!

    I was also surprised at the amount of damage the frigates delivered. Eric, the only thing about my weight of shot rules is that it applies to 12pdr frigates or smaller. I...
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    Sticky: Thank you, gentlemen all! Eric, I shall try and...

    Thank you, gentlemen all! Eric, I shall try and appease you! Of course, Suzanne will most likely have a more in depth blog on our website. The voyage south begins in earnest Wednesday. This last...
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    I'm a frigate intensive guy. I have more...

    I'm a frigate intensive guy. I have more Amazons and Concordes than any other ships other that sloops, many of which I've converted to brigs and schooners and more. I like the maneuverability.
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    Ooh, I like the subtle list. What diid the taff...

    Ooh, I like the subtle list. What diid the taff rail in? That's a heck of a wound! It's like the kraken took a bite out of her!
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    Iankin, did you add the sails to the wrecks or...

    Iankin, did you add the sails to the wrecks or are they part of the cast? They look really good.
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    Those are very enticing wrecks and they do look...

    Those are very enticing wrecks and they do look like they'd fit right in in our scale. Is the tall lighthouse part of the set? I have a weakness for lighthouses.

    Is the brown flat Lima bean...
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    Well, it's Monday and they haven't posted the...

    Well, it's Monday and they haven't posted the results yet. :sad:

    Here's the link for anyone interested:

    https://gcbsr.org/races/results/

    It was sure fun to see the start, 30 entrant boats...
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    Thank you gentlemen for the rep points. David,...

    Thank you gentlemen for the rep points. David, the race only ended today (Saturday), and they haven't posted the results yet.

    Yes, John, Suzanne often comes out ahead, and I have a reputation...
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    56362 Here's a picture from the start that...

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    Here's a picture from the start that Suzanne took. The fellow in the yellow shirt is on the stern of the boat that determines one end of the starting line. The sail to the right is just a...
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