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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. Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!
  2. Yup. regardless of any breach in governing process, it most definitely is the right decision.
  3. Team NYYC

    NYYC challenge sponsored by shamway. yippee.
  4. GPS

    Samsung galaxy tab active with nav program of choice (navionics, sailgrib, etc.). I have it on me while sailing, almost never refer to boat gps anymore. Kinda like cutting the land line phone service at my house cuz I have a cell.
  5. Is there some reason that after 32 yrs you haven't gotten citizenship?
  6. Older well known IOR Boats

    Lordy, all those ior beach balls dighing holes in the water. Don't miss those abominations one bit.
  7. Which three Asymmetrics?

    Type of boat and racing dictates.
  8. Keel Blocks Winter Storage

    Ha! Ya that is pretty funny. .. Hunting mosquitos with a bazooka..
  9. Keel Blocks Winter Storage

    Glad to provide entertainment. Not sure of the analogy. the taxpayers might be a lil disturbed if their billion dollar warship was busted in a poorly done docking job.
  10. Keel Blocks Winter Storage

    Current blocking analysis isn't really related to wooden boat days. Often finite element structural analysis is carried out to make sure the structure doesn't get damaged. I've done such analysis as part of my job, explicitly computer modeling the stages of the blocking to make sure the hull doesn't get busted.
  11. Keel Blocks Winter Storage

    8 pads. Probably11000lb displacement. Roughly 1400 lb per pad. It's fine.
  12. Keel Blocks Winter Storage

    Quick estimates.. So 7 ft t bulb.. Guess weighs about 6500 lbs. The displaced water then would be about 600 lbs buoyancy upwards while 6500 lb downwards. Don' t really make much difference in or out of water. Blocking not necessary for static vertical load.
  13. Why don't more people race?

    If handicap in a lot of the US, phrf sucks balls. There's always a blatant agenda on the phrf rating board willing to fuck over at least part of the fleet so they or their buddies keep winning trophies- at least that's been my experience for the last 20 years. Sucks to lose against inferior sailors with shitty crew work and poor tactics. I'm still racing though. . Most people give up but guess I'm still addicted regardless of the BS. Woe is me... A real sailor always needs somethin to bitch at.
  14. Blue water performance cruiser - do they exist?

    J145, half the price of a 160. Lots easier to handle for very good overall performance.