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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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    Looking forward to it. Already booked a condo at The Bay for 3 of us and the wives.
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    My traveller is connected to the main sheet tail
  3. A Class Worlds - Classic Division

    I converted my Geltek from canted boards to C's and sailed it a couple of years that way - it was a pitchpole machine. Later I added winglets and sliders and it made a huge difference. Upwind with the board set neutral, it sailed like it was on rails. Downwind on big air days, I would pull the boards back until the bows lifted and could send it as hard as you wanted. I can't say that I ever pitchpoled it again. The current owner is out their kicking ass in the classic fleet with it.
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    I've lived in downtown Atlanta, outside of Atlanta, and now on Lake Lanier for the past 25 years. If you love the hustle and bustle of a young city with restaurants, bars, etc, then make sure you re-locate inside the perimeter - Midtown, Decatur, etc. If you want a house in the suburbs, try to stay on the north or northwest side of town, but be prepared for an awful commute if you work in town. Me, I gave up on the commute years ago, and moved up to the Lake Lanier area. Lake Lanier has 5 active sailing clubs with anything from laser and Opti's to Melges 24's and PHRF racer/cruisers racing pretty much every weekend - 52 weeks a year. Our Wed night beer can series starts up in April, and finishes next week. If you get the bug for coastal racing - Charleston or the gulf coast is only 4 1/2 hours away. PM me if you need any more info.
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