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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.  


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  1. Chines in yacht design

    Virtually no maintenance at all - service universal joint every 3 years. The retracting drive unit is so simple and under power pushes Longboard over 8 knots into any seaway - we have to throttle back as prop will launch boat over waves - unlike a saildrive. When retracted - no turbulence or vibrations when planing downwind. It's a beautiful piece of Bieker engineering.
  2. A great documentary

    What a remarkable story about a group of remarkably strong men. Thank-you for sharing this inspirational adventure. I will be disappointed in myself if I ever feel any self-pity because I am tired, sore, or in pain ever again, whether or not I am sailing offshore or not. These guys are my heros - it would be an honor to take them sailing one day.
  3. Southern Straits 16'

    Congratulations to Jam for sailing a great race - you guys led the long course fleet for a while on the way to Sisters in wind conditions that don't favour a J/160 and it was tough to stay in touch with you. We got lucky tacking into the Bowen Island shore near the finish. The Longboard crew really enjoyed our duel over the entire 138 mile course. Hope to see you in Swiftsure.
  4. Round Saltspring

    And with a beer in hand as well....great photo and well done Jim Lee. Fast looking crew you got there!