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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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    SE Idaho and winters in Mexico
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  1. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    WOWOWOWOWOW!!! What a journey to follow!!! After watching TC, and then, FJ and crew, crush the existing around the world records last year, I thought for sure they would stand for decades! Congrats to Francois, and the entire Macif team! INCREDIBLE!!!
  2. Ian Farrier

    Shocking news! The multihull world indeed has lost a GIANT!!!
  3. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    DAMN!!! Is right! plus... HOLYFUCKINGSHIT!!!!
  4. Spindrift 2 Jules Verne 2017

    Dude! That looks like copyright infringement there! Definitely stolen from the original FiReArroW!!! ;>)
  5. Im not sure that you, Mad, have any legs to stand on, when calling someone out on their "classy" posts.
  6. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    Thanks SO MUCH Laurent! This is absolutely incredible! im not posting here much, but I sure can’t seem to pull my head out of the tracker every few hours. Wow! Just WOW!
  7. In all fairness to Kurt, he didn’t post that here. Somebody else copied it from Kurt’s own blog. Me thinks he has the right to blabber on about his thoughts on anything in his blog. Including other designers boats, and what he sees wrong with them. Even though I find his thoughts valid and interesting, he’s not here actually participating in this discussion (that I know of).
  8. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    Just like last year... This is SO FUCKING COOL!!!
  9. Spindrift 2 Jules Verne 2017

    Thanks for those video links! GREAT STUFF!!!
  10. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    Any 24 hour period that is recorded.
  11. Macif / Gabart / Jules Verne 2017-18

    Wow! This is incredible!!!
  12. B&G Vulcan 7 autopilot questions...

    It appears like the new Vulcan 7 has radar now.
  13. B&G Vulcan 7 autopilot questions...

    Thank you!
  14. B&G Vulcan 7 autopilot questions...

    Thanks again Moomduster. I guess I was hoping that the Vulcan can actually operate the autopilot, without needing the Hydra Pilot controller anymore And, with all the depth info, and wind angle info on the Vulcan, I shouldn't need the Hydra 2000 anymore either.
  15. Hi all, I have older B&G Hydra 2000 and Hydra Pilot displays that are getting long in the tooth. I see the new Vulcan series have just added radar capabilities, which I would like, and it also says it has autopilot control capability. I don't need a very fancy system. Could the new Vulcan 7 control my 12 year old autopilot? Is it just a plug and play set up? i think my old stuff is NMEA 0183 and the Vulcan is NMEA 2000. I really don't know much about that stuff, but I just need to know if this Vulcan chart plotter would simply hook up to my older B&G Hydra Pilot? I'd like to have the Vulcan 7 as the only display/controller on the boat. Is this possible? thanks