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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. Discoverer Annapolis 18

    Don't start sailing in the ocean - it is unforgiving.
  2. Beach Camping Advice?

    Holiday Inn as a minimum!
  3. Homemade small tri

    Too much work! Buy a used Pulse 600. Spend your time sailing - not building. Happy Sailing.
  4. Anyone know this cat?

  5. We should all try to actually go sailing ( in any kind of boat for any reason ) instead of talking about it. Happy Sailing!
  6. DIY Tiller Extension

    Fore! Well done
  7. Single-handed cruising options

    iwentsailingonce, to paraphrase, " the sea is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect "
  8. Single-handed cruising options

    Honestly, it seems to me that " single handed dinghy cruising " can be very enjoyable if you spend each night on the shore but " extended offshore sailing " in a smallish open boat sounds miserable and potentially very dangerous. Keep in mind that I have sailed this type of boat my entire life and this is only my opinion. With that said, I think the choice of boat depends on exactly how you intend to use it. Some of the qualities you listed that you desire cannot all be found in one boat. What you are talking about can be very dangerous so read some books on small boats in big water. That will help you select the right boat. Be careful!
  9. The VX Evo

    Thanks Rod. I'll wait to hear from you or Brian on the ballasted daggerboard demo possibilities.
  10. The VX Evo

    Rod, I'll be racing in the Bluster in the Bay Regatta Tampa Jan 13-15. I can do a demo at SSSQ on Tuesday Jan 16 then back to Atlanta. Hope it works out.
  11. The VX Evo

    IPLore, I sail a Weta and an old but pristine Nacra 18 Square Meter
  12. The VX Evo

    Rod, To get a demo sail after Jan 15 ( if possible ) in SRQ should I contact Brian? Thanks
  13. The VX Evo

    Thanks, I'll check.
  14. The VX Evo

    Sushi, I see that you will be in the Sarasota area possibly thru Jan 21 with your boat. Did I understand that you may have the optional ballasted daggerboard? I am anxious to try the EVO with the ballasted daggerboard - I sailed the regular version and might enjoy the extra stability. Let me know what might be available for a brief demo sail during that time. Thanks.
  15. Weta anarchy

    martin.langhoff - If you store your Primo Weta rigged, mast-up, on the trailer you MIGHT want to consider what I think is the best cover available. It is made by Kinder Industries in Rhode Island. Picture on their site under one-design covers is of my boat. He made the first one for me and the fit is excellent. It has been tweeked slightly for minor improvements in subsequent orders. The optional sprit cover allows the assy to remain rigged ( just drop the sail to the deck and cover it and the sprit ) to save more time. Not cheap but worth it. Enjoy your new boat!