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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. 2016 Heineken Regatta in Sint Maarten

    Report from St Martin Red Piano Monday night off the hook. Don't miss it when in Island. Seeing a few race boats out with kites up this morning.
  2. 2016 Heineken Regatta in Sint Maarten

    Heard Ras might be shipping Dreadlocks down to trophy hunt as Jib and Main entry in racing division.
  3. Key west Race Week

    Was Blair Mcarthys adventures yesterday caused by SA version of the Sports Illustrated cover Jinx ? Just wondering lot of Voodo down that way.
  4. STC Block Island Race...who's In

    A really rough ride over to the start but worth the effort Comanche did a couple of shake and bake dingy moves at the start than put up the kite and dropped the rest of her division like a bad habit. With a dozen or so power boats chasing she headed East at about 30 knots. My bet is she has a better chance of breaking the record than American Pharoah has of winning the triple crown. Hope some of the Paparazzi that was filming out there will post something here.
  5. YRALIS PHRF Weight limits -Point-Counterpoint

    Thats what I thought take yor Jammie's off and come out of Moms basement.
  6. YRALIS PHRF Weight limits -Point-Counterpoint

    Second time I saw the quote dreadlocks sailed with 9 big guys I call bullshit enough pictures were taken at the event so post one that shows 9 guys. I think there are some people that just can't deal with fact it's not the weight its their skill vs the boat that is beating them.
  7. Manhasset Fall Series

    The only answer to weight limits is what Dreadlocks did a number of years ago when weight limits were instituted. Dreadlocks used to sail with sometimes as many as 12 crew just because the owner felt the more people the more fun. Did not not matter big wind or no wind. A certain J30 protested Dreadlocks at Manhasset Fall. Dread had 10 crew The owner said fine took a DSQ than came out the next day and raced with 5. Crushed the fleet several minutes waiting around the finish line until the rest of the fleet finished. The protester from the previous day sold his boat bought a J105 and was/is very successful. Hustler should throw down. Race with 5 crew and see if it makes a difference. My guess it will not.
  8. Manhasset Fall Series

    Jah most have smiled on division 6. First two finishers were Dreadlocks amd Smokin J
  9. Manhasset Fall Series

    Think about it as a video game spices up the race. Next year they may fly in a few Somalian pirates to add a degree of risk and difficulty to the distance race. Think outside the box.
  10. Manhasset Fall Series

    Guess it was a good idea to pick the last 2 weeks for this series. Think looking at this weekend for racing would be a bit disconcerting. Glad my boat is on the hard.
  11. Manhasset Fall Series

    How about some decent size legs tomorrow. I have raced more sub 1 mile legs so far in than series than the total of my 20+ years of sail boat racing. Oh by the way Sailman " the soup is too salty" thats why you don't complain about the food untill you are through eating it. The kitchen staff sometimes react in an inappropriate way. Just my humble opinion.
  12. Manhasset Fall Series

    MHYC doing a great job. Got 2 good races in on Sat good breeze short legs for the WL athletic crowd and a long race in big breeze that allowed everyone to enjoy a beautiful day without breaking a lot of stuff or hurting or scaring the crew. The shore party was fine, being outside is much better than inside. Drinks and food ( and hot soup) was readily available. Very quick launch service and free moorings. I think all things considered I say Thank You for again offering an opportunity to race in sporty Fall conditions by a very friendly and accommidating YC.
  13. Manhasset Fall Series

    Time to start thinking about manning up . Disturbing trend of LI boats running home to hide under the porch after American Fall . All the moaning about light air sailing in LIS and than weak turnout for the regatta which consistantly has the biggest breeze every year. Take a chance , break some stuff you have all winter to fix it. Hey I'm just saying WTF.
  14. Who is snaggletooth

    LHYC awards dinner is actually tomorrow night, Saturday 11-12-11 at Northport YC (Lloyd Harbor's clubhouse is still under contruction). Roy will be there , question is will the Snaggster be there ? Heard tickets are sold out and being scalped on Ebay. Now aren't all you down Sounders who spent all your time racing in the armpit area of LIS wish you would have had the courage to participate in the Race for the Case this Spring and been invited to the awards dinner? Second thought probably would not have made a difference cuz you would not have won anything anyway cuz you would have had to beat the Huntington boats on their home field....just not going to happen.