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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. Connecting Raymarine SeaTalk to WiFi

    Try www.actisense.com for Seatalk to NMEA
  2. Spoilers on the wing to depower the wing in higher wind speeds. (gliders use spoilers to depower their wings for decending to land)
  3. Do they trim the wing twist without the aid of a camera? To see / trim the leeward side teltales of the wing 20m high?
  4. Team NZ

    Ashby is working a tablet for wing trim, correct? Does the tablet include camera views of teltales on the leeward side of the wing, what 20 meter high?
  5. Capsized 57' Catamaran rescued

    On our Outremer 5X, both the main and the trav go through clutches. These are usually open and the sheet is on the self-tailer (yes, I know). If we had a clutch which could reliably (and even remotely / automatically) open, that would be a huge improvement; solve the self-tailer issue and free up a winch or two. On the other hand; dumping the main to the shrouds will not make a big difference downwind... Our philosophy is to be very conservative with the main and somewhat more aggressive with foresails, which are quite easily dumped/furled. Broad reaching with the wind turning DDW a quick release button will increase the projected sail area to the wind (pitchpole) ?