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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. VOR 2017-18

    watching mainsail on CNN ... with all the experienced ocean racers out there why would Brunel risk having inshore racers who have never done an offshore boat race for them ... seems a bold move to me
  2. should yachts over 80 ft have to go along the west coast of tassie tand the rest of the fleet does the east coaster !!!
  3. keep the current boats and save some money ... and save the race
  4. What IS Keel Pin Axis Incline Angle?

    farr making a big thing of this in its winter magazine for mods to a cookson 50
  5. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    big money for the afterguard would make me even more angry if i owned WOXI.. i think i would withhold wages !!!
  6. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    what are the cost estimates for a maxi to compete in the race ...
  7. Sydney to Hobart 2017

  8. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    wasnt stacking allowed since 2014
  9. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    which was the yacht back in the day caught running a full mast head kite at night ... when only fractionals allowed ...
  10. would you sack mark richards ?

    why would you not sack professional sailors if they fail ? if it was another maxi he would be gone ... commanche sold after skipper and owner fell out but WOXI is sailed in honour of and for the memory of Bob ... plenty of crew come and go on the maxis ... there are plenty of world champs / gold medallists who race on these ... how can the tactician survive this ? this was complete stupidity by the brains trust on wild oats which cost them the record this just wasnt a bad call during the race ... it will be interesting to see what happens with WOXI and her crew after the dust settles .. and sparrow takes some sedatives ...
  11. would you sack mark richards ?

    i thought this topic would bring up lots of discussion if owned a yacht that was going to have the race record which hold for years.. i would not be happy
  12. bad start, then red mist, then you dont make penalty turns and you loose line honours ? who will pay the price ?
  13. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    wild oats seemed to be playing a one dayer when it was a test match .... to win this one must have been their highest achievement as it was written off before hand ... utter stupidity ..it seemed to go all wrong at the start so the red mist must have set in ...
  14. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    has quest had continous up grades or is the crew ? ie why isnt all the old far tp52s bing snapped up ?
  15. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    what makes the cookson 50 such a success ?