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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. Holy shit, crazy Redondo beach rescue

    Nothing to see here, move along!
  2. I would have expected much more visible damage after seeing the video. Rudder shaft bent nearly 90 degrees, and some good scuffs. No idea what may have happened internally.
  3. Production MORC boats

    Scooter rates 135. Open transom, tall rig, updated foils, outboard engine.
  4. Production MORC boats

    Another Capo 26 comes to town! Closed transom, inboard engine, probably the shorter rig, original foils. Heard it rates 159.
  5. Rigging, Wire vs Dyform vs Rod vs Syn (dux)

    Meat Wad, I have a similar sized rig with rod. -6 on most, 0.198" Not uncomfortable at all. Don't even consider synthetic, way too stretchy. I would talk to Buzz about why it failed, if you haven't already. Rod will definitely be more pricey, especially with Navtec out of the picture. A lot of wire is coming out of China, now. Not all bad, but...
  6. Just did a Moorings 4800 Cat (Leopard 48) out of Roadtown. Great trip. Only sailed for about two hours. If I had to do it all over, I would consider a Power Cat! Had no Customs/Immigration problems. Had a few minor provisioning issues. Still ended up with way too much food and booze at the end. The Moorings employees benefited from this! Ice was the biggest issue, and that wasn't a problem. Had a rat on the boat. He liked the melon, chocolate, and bottled water! Damn near cut my finger off at the Soggy Dollar Bar. The manager patched me up and drove me to the clinic in Great Harbour. We came through San Juan, PR. Stayed there for a few days to acclimate. Stayed out of questionable areas, and had a wonderful time. Short 45 minute puddle jumper flight to Tortola.
  7. Vic Edelbrock Jr.

    Vic Edelbrock Jr., 1936-2017
  8. Robert Leo Hulseman

    The inventor of the Solo Red Cup had passed. Another victim of the 2016 Grim Reaper. http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/inventor-of-the-red-solo-cup-robert-leo-hulseman-dies-at-84-w458251
  9. WTF in a Prius??

    Mine does 100......... Kilometers per Hour, Downhill, Downwind!
  10. George Coumantaros - DTS at 94

    if you want it to sound respectful treat it as "died too soon" problem solved. Thank you. Although, 94 that's a damn full life. Good on ya George. I took Kilroy's family out a few weeks ago for the ashes at sea. They had a full memorial service at LMU the day before, which I did not attend. The family was in very good spirits on the boat. It was mostly a celebration of life when they did the ashes. Yes, at 94, it is a full life! Sail on George, and Jim. May you cross tacks again.
  11. Production MORC boats

    I have cockpit envy!
  12. John B. "Jim" Kilroy

    We gave Jim Kilroy a beautiful send off yesterday. The family had a memorial service at Layola Marymount University on Saturday. We took out a large group of the Kilroy family out on the C/S/K 42 Hiolani II. It was a beautiful day out on Santa Monica Bay. A mutual friend stated that it was too calm to send him off, but the family was very happy with the conditions. John Sangmeister brought OEX and his power cat up for the services. Pyewacket was out with a Bagpiper, a fitting touch. The CYC R/C boat Charles Hathaway was out in support, with several others. Many crew who had sailed with Jim Kilroy throughout the many years were there for the services.