ON SPRECKELS LAKE: Power Runs, Events, Sail & the SFMYC (kinda, sorta, maybe)! - Page 132 - RC Groups
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Oct 16, 2012, 04:13 PM
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Oct 16, 2012, 04:19 PM
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Hi Tim,
Great pic of the lake....very serene...makes you want to take a boat out.....
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Oct 16, 2012, 05:17 PM
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This warrants trying to find the place where the old pic was taken, Yes ?
Oct 16, 2012, 05:20 PM
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This warrants trying to find the place where the old pic was taken, Yes ?
Just west of "clubhouse point" along the south edge of Turtle Cove looking to the north east... the little hill on the opposite (north) shore still looks the same today... your pic "*017" is looking right at the spot that the older shot was taken from.
Oct 16, 2012, 05:45 PM
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something like this ...
Oct 16, 2012, 05:55 PM
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My guess is the photographer was standing in that area, facing north east.

here is a shot I took facing roughly in the same direction as the original- Wish I had a better picture. hill in the background (on the north shore) is the same
Oct 16, 2012, 07:23 PM
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Just west of "clubhouse point" along the south edge of Turtle Cove looking to the north east... the little hill on the opposite (north) shore still looks the same today... your pic "*017" is looking right at the spot that the older shot was taken from.
spot on!
Oct 16, 2012, 07:38 PM
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spot on!
Thanks MrLego!
Oct 17, 2012, 02:28 AM
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That is a new one to me! Can you post links or a hi-res version??

Guano Point definitely looked better with the trees....
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Oct 17, 2012, 03:47 AM
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Is the stick the guy is holding in the picture from the 30s for changing the rudder direction on the sailboat?
Oct 17, 2012, 09:45 AM
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SD,

You 'catch' the boat's bow with the stick, turn it back out toward the water and push it off. Check out the pic of current freesailors that I have posted elsewhere...





Rudder and sail settings are changed at the end of each run to reflect whether the boat is sailing with or into the wind.
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Oct 17, 2012, 09:50 AM
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Heritage is important.
Very and Verily!!
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Oct 17, 2012, 10:00 AM
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That is a new one to me! Can you post links or a hi-res version??

Guano Point definitely looked better with the trees....
I am trying to find where I found it !

I had been searching for info on Berkeley models, found a New York pond yacht site that had this pic and another of Berkeley Marina pond yachting, all circa 1930...

I will keep looking ( maybe you or Aerominded know EXACTLY the model yachting society site in NY that I had seen ) ...
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Oct 17, 2012, 01:49 PM
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[I]I of Berkeley Marina pond yachting, all circa 1930...
Not exacty Berkeley Marina- the Berkely site was Aquadic Park which fronts hwy 80.
Oct 17, 2012, 02:43 PM
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That is a new one to me! Can you post links or a hi-res version??

Guano Point definitely looked better with the trees....

Try this one for original pic posting: http://pages.swcp.com/usvmyg/history/sf1.jpg
direstory: http://pages.swcp.com/usvmyg/history/
website contact: Earl Boebert Maybe he can provide you with a larger scan.
boebert@swcp.com


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