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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. Turbo Etchells

    No. We use the original Etchells jib as our heavy jib. Because the mast bury is about 3ft more on the Quarter Tonner, we had to splice on 3ft to the bottom of the mast (just used another broken Etchells mast as section AND splice) so we made a new jib about 3ft longer on the luff.
  2. Turbo Etchells

    We put an Etchells rig in a 1981 Quarter-Tonner and added a full-size (420sqft) A-sail for light air running and reaching in Hong Kong. Great fun, and performed much better than the usual Etchells VMG kite. The A-sail sets off a 3ft piece of scaffolding U-bolted to the foredeck. We put a new sheave in the front of the mast for the halyard, about 2ft below the masthead - reckoned the mast might break when reaching if we put the halyard all the way at the top. The boat weighs about the same as an Etchells.
  3. This is the boat you want. http://sundancemarine.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Schedule1-Inventory-Mills-41-Ambush.pdf http://www.yachtworld.com/boats/2008/Mills-41-3037483/Hong-Kong/Hong-Kong#.WOZ8x1KB1E4 Even with the shipping it's well inside your budget. And it's got sprit and pole options (and inventory) and has been really well maintained.
  4. One Ton Cup Revival 2014

    Anybody have any clues as to the whereabouts of Golden Apple?