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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

      Underdawg did an excellent job of explaining the rules.  Here's the simplified version: Don't insinuate Pedo.  Warning and or timeout for a first offense.  PermaFlick for any subsequent offenses Don't out members.  See above for penalties.  Caveat:  if you have ever used your own real name or personal information here on the forums since, like, ever - it doesn't count and you are fair game. If you see spam posts, report it to the mods.  We do not hang out in every thread 24/7 If you see any of the above, report it to the mods by hitting the Report button in the offending post.   We do not take action for foul language, off-subject content, or abusive behavior unless it escalates to persistent stalking.  There may be times that we might warn someone or flick someone for something particularly egregious.  There is no standard, we will know it when we see it.  If you continually report things that do not fall into rules #1 or 2 above, you may very well get a timeout yourself for annoying the Mods with repeated whining.  Use your best judgement. Warnings, timeouts, suspensions and flicks are arbitrary and capricious.  Deal with it.  Welcome to anarchy.   If you are a newbie, there are unwritten rules to adhere to.  They will be explained to you soon enough.  

tbreithaupt

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About tbreithaupt

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    Hornsea, England
  • Interests
    well sailing...
    and slacklining
    and kayaking
  1. you could get a streaker. Its sailed a lot at hornsea sailing club. or you could get an rs vareo if you want a bit more performance. or a firefly
  2. Don't tie yourself to the boat! thats pretty dangerous and you probably trip over the line whilst your in the boat. Try to hang on to anypart of the boat, even if things break or the tiller extension bends. You can buy all those things again. If your far out and can't swim back, you can't buy yourself another life.
  3. to all dinghy sailors.. NEVER, EVER let go of your boat while launching. It might sail away... I was just pushing my trailer into shallower water before i turn around to see my boat putting some distance between me and the shore. I ofcourse ran after it until it got to deep, at which point i started swimming. A normal person can swim at a speed of about 3 knots. That is, without a BA or trapeze harness. I was unfortunate enough to have both those disadvantages. Luckily the boat took pity on my feeble attempts to catch up to it and gybed back towards me and i was able to climb aboard. Another lucky occurance was that i had my camera on with which i can now share my experience! Enjoy! https://youtu.be/4Wz_0xjGwM4 (also if this doesnt embed itself, how do you embed videos?)