• Announcements

    • Zapata

      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.  


  • Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

2 Neutral

About wingman

  • Rank

Profile Information

  • Location
  1. Ian Farrier

    What a great designer. Thank you Ian. Thank you for a great boat. RIP.
  2. The Pulse 600 Saved My Life

    I don't know. I had a Corsair F31R and with a Ford F-150 got it up to 70mph + on a trailer and that is a much, much bigger boat. Comparing the Pulse 600 which is signficantly smaller. Plus I had the F-31 up to a verified 24.5 knots on the GPS with a pretty in-experienced crew and I am probably not anywhere in the same league of sailor as Chad. I have been boatless for almost 10 years after selling the F-31 - it was my dream and nightmare. The Pulse 600 has me thinking about getting back in the game. Thanks for the great write up.
  3. The Jobson Retort

    Wow, this thread reminds me why I sold my boat and got out of racing. Seemed to run into asshats of all types -- At the end of the day, it just was not fun anymore.
  4. did someone say powered up?

    Why not go further - make it a canter or put in water ballast or a couple of "foiling" asymmetric boards and lose a few crew.
  5. Swede 55

    I agree, I really like the look of these boats. They just look efficient to me. The fact that the rig is small for the hull just looks right. I liked the idea of a square meter boat - measure the sail area and try to get as much boat under it as possible. I wish these boats would have been more popular rather than the International Rule or Meter boats - square meter boats were the original ULDBs. There is one on yachtworld for $97K. Never sailed one, but raced against one in Detroit way back in the late 70's. If there was any type of reach they would horizon the whole class.