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    Today, 08:57
    I came up with this the other day, as I like my Current/Set rules, but I thought the cards could be improved. Here's a PDF version if the JPEG...
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    04-14-2024, 12:01
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Today we moved a bit farther south. I believe that picture is before the small craft advisory arrived 3 hours early. We finished the day with the...
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    04-14-2024, 11:52
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Yep, Magnificent Hayes is a hero of mine. Here's an excerpt from "Seamanship in the Age of Sail". The last few days, Grace did heel a...
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    04-13-2024, 17:57
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Garr! 3 days of riding out gales at anchor. For the last one, the wind veered unexpectedly and left us on a lee shore. The picture just doesn't...
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    04-09-2024, 05:13
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Random acts of Piracy Sunday morning we left Washington DC and moved down the Potomac to George Washington's house, Mount Vernon. We anchored off...
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    04-09-2024, 04:14
    Thank you, Admiral. It's very shiny!
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    04-06-2024, 07:15
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    More sailing, Aye, aye! Today is a day of victualing and watering. We sail in two tides.
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    04-05-2024, 17:37
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Here's another one for you, Rob An ice cream shop just up from our boat has these cow-ches (couches) out front.
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    04-05-2024, 16:38
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Even riding the Metro (English translation - Tube) is a treat This was a perspective shot of a moderately long escalator down to the trains.
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    04-05-2024, 16:31
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Garr! It was upstairs. There's just so much to see! I took this especially for you, Rob. Ape House, Apiary, what's the diff?
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    04-03-2024, 10:07
    A hearty congratulations to both Lankin and Bos'n! It wasn't an easy month for postng.
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    04-03-2024, 05:56
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Yesterday afternoon we explored a corner of the American History Museum. They had a nice collection of commercial sailing vessel models. ...
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    04-02-2024, 17:12
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Turtle Power! We found this in the Spy Museum lobby as we were walking to the American History Museum. Apparently some engineers decided to see...
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    04-01-2024, 16:25
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    Here's our home for the next few days. The Smithsonian Institute is about 7 blocks away. We went for a walk through the cherry blossoms and checked...
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    04-01-2024, 16:13
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    We found this in Alexandria, just south of DC. She's a reproduction of the sloop Providence. I imagine that there will be a bowsprit on her in the...
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    04-01-2024, 15:39
    :thumbsup: I'm getting an itchy chemistry finger. When the experiments begin, I'll keep you posted.
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    04-01-2024, 15:28
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    I'm thinking so. Maybe the burning of Washington will have a water feature in my history. Suzanne is working to find us a slip at a nearby...
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    04-01-2024, 11:39
    Wait, I think the ships are styrene, and I think Chris had found that you can use acetone as a cement. Well, it's all about learning.
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    04-01-2024, 11:32
    Thanks, Jim! That's good information. I thought you'd be the one to know. Working with real boats, I have no shortage of 100% acetone. I...
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    04-01-2024, 08:03
    Dobbs replied to a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    We found this on our way up the Potomac River to Washington DC. Fort Washington https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Washington_Park
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    03-31-2024, 17:37
    Garrrr! I thought it might be Nightmoss' USS Pennsylvania post, but I was wrong. It's still a good read. ...
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    03-31-2024, 16:20
    I have just been through the entire Chippy Shop and didn't find anything.
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    03-30-2024, 19:23
    A few years back someone posted about how to soften the glue that holds the ships together without softening the plastic. If anyone knows the...
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    03-29-2024, 16:47
    Dobbs started a thread At Sea Again in Wardroom
    It's that time of year again. Suzanne and I are off to explore the Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River, and Albemarle Sound. She's writing again and her...
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    03-29-2024, 05:05
    Dobbs replied to a thread Welcome back shipmates! in Wardroom
    Great to be back!
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