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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. I picked up an Ericson built Olson 911-S from Tyee Marina. Big-ass 30 footer and sails well. We are pretty happy with the new family cruiser. Thanks for the leads and input on the hunt. Cheers.
  2. Super easy to raise and lower the Antrim mast (carbon) with two people. One pushing and one grinding. Or with one person and a 10+ foot gin pole. We prefer to do it with two people and a gin pole though. Step-by-step instructions: http://www.pineapplesails.com/articles/step_rig/step_rig_tn.htm
  3. Good to hear that Kodiak is on her way back and that the Wilderness 30 is getting some love. For now I'm enjoying the Antrim 27 with the floorboard and full cushions - cruise mode! Did a bunch of great family sailing this past weekend with just the jib.
  4. I'd buy the Davidson 29 w/ no mast and bring her back. PM me if you have any info. I assume this is Kodiak? The Wilderness 30 sold for 3.5K. Oly owner quit paying moorage and so it went fast. Project for sure, but cool boat.
  5. Well that was a disaster. Bottom had structural blisters and areas of delimitation. Rudder was toast too. I'm back pleading for more leads on loved 30 footers in the PNW.
  6. I though this was a question about the Trump administration... Japanese wood saws are great. Stash it where you can find it. You will find many uses.
  7. Antrim. Done.
  8. That's a Sam Devlin boat I walk by all the time in Oly. She's a beauty. I have a C-Dory 22 Cruiser so got that covered too. Made an offer on a C&C 30 MKII yesterday. Unlisted boat. Fingers crossed that the survey turns out OK. It's freaking huge for a 30 footer. Thanks for the replies. Pretty sure I've lost my mind but fuck it. Life is short. I'll follow up if the deal goes through, or plead for more leads if it does not. Cheers.
  9. There is a 30/30 PC on the market. Never sailed one but I'm somewhat concerned about the build quality https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/boa/6103212010.html Looks pretty nice.
  10. Looking for a 30 foot cruiser with a turn of speed for Puget Sound. Budget < 50k. Top candidates are C&C MKII, Olson 911 (Ericson version is fine), S2 9.1, Tartan 31, Pearson 31-2, Mirage 30 or similar. You get the idea, late 80's or newer racer/cruiser. Needs to fit in a 30 foot slip with a little wiggle room. Boat won't be raced, but needs to be fun to sail. Light air performance is important. Tiller is a plus. I have a dry sailed Antrim 27 for racing. Any leads or suggestions for boats that I should consider would be appreciated. Cheers!
  11. I'm about to paint my boat - it will be wetsailed from May to October. It's gelcoat now. No crane in Olympia so we trailer launch. Boat is kept at the marina with the mast up. I have a custom trailer with an 8 foot extension and it works fine with the crew. Not so good for sailing with the wife or girlfriend. Might be tricky to launch with the stock trailer but I suppose it depends on the ramp in question. PM with your email and I'll send you a crappy pick of the zero. Can't deal with pics on this shit website anymore. I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have. Reese - Oly.
  12. I race an Antrim 27 in Olympia (Hobie Dog's old boat from the East coast). It does really well in 0 to 4. Most clubs don't race in this light of breeze but we do. I wouldn't worry about it's performance in light air. Just add a code zero and you're good. Awesome boats. I don't know the BC boat for sale, but I assume that's why you're asking. Looks like a clean boat for a good price to me. Buy it! Let's race!
  13. 6 gallons of barrier coat on a J80? Do you mean quarts?
  14. Yale Phd spliced to amsteel for the purchase part. That will be my next mainsheet. Light and good hand.