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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.  

spring fever

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  1. I prefer lurking nowadays. Keeps me out of trouble. Speaking of trouble... Winter Anarchy will be making a comeback. Save the date January 12.
  2. 3.5 Aussies just left the dock here at Shearwater 9:25 A.M.
  3. For those who are unaware, BB broke/lost the drive shaft for their pedal system at the very start of the race (I was actually on board filming - eeks - I'm sure the footage will surface some point soon). They only had two SUP paddles to rely on after that until pulling in to a beach and picking up some rebar - repairs set them back three hours! And now they're in it for the win. It's a race of brothers for first - how awesome!
  4. Check out our update on the top 3 boats through Bella Bella! https://youtu.be/TmQrjMkxqOM
  5. From Bella Bella/Shearwater... We'll hopefully be getting the chance to chat with the Burd brothers coming up soon. Any questions you want answered? Thoughts? Well wishes to share? We'll also speaking to BK & BB not long after! With any luck, all 3 will pass by in daylight hours! - Grace & Morgan R2AK Film Interns
  6. Thanks for sharing! We can't wait to head west and see everyone! Grace & Morgan
  7. My friend Grace & I are very excited to be interning with the production team covering the R2AK from Bella Bella. We look forward to getting to know all the teams and conducting interviews from our little chase boat. See you in Port Townsend!
  8. It's exceeding registration rates and breaking previous years' records through proper marketing and communications with the community and stakeholders. It also helps that Skyway is an active title sponsor and is making the most of their relationship to the event as opposed to simply throwing a logo on it. There will be more to come shortly... In the meantime, if you haven't registered, CLICK HERE to do so.
  9. The 1D35 is someone departing from an older program - I wouldn't call that new blood when boats are struggling to get crew to commit for a full season. Sure, there may be something going on behind the scenes with CASRA, but where is this sponsorship money going? To a new casual race? Are volunteers suddenly going to get paid or receive incentives? The scene is dependent on volunteers, and you really can run a race for free (I did it for 54 boats in 2014). Maybe CASRA is simply building a bank to invest in something bigger. Until there's some sort of explanation or more transparent communication, I'll continue deleting emails.
  10. Agreed. Let's cut to the chase... What does CASRA support mean for the competitor?
  11. Great job, Keith & Andy! It was great seeing so many of you. Next time I'll bring popcorn
  12. I've been out of the loop... CASRA is supposed to have a link where you can register for multiple events at once. Anyone have a track on this? Cheers!
  13. I never asked for free. I'm just saying that we're missing a step in a target-rich environment - timeshare/charter a race boat in a competitive one design fleet
  14. Don't get me wrong, I'd love to have a J105. Owning a boat is just not feasible at the moment and I'm the problem/target market. Some sort of racing charter program would be much more appealing, but I want to race against more than 5 Sonars
  15. Because we all think $60k is affordable...