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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. You can't be bothered to provide a link? (or spell "heel" correctly?) Why should anyone bother to search for it? Once the boat is trimmed to optimum VMG, I believe heel angle does provide a direct way to feel when the boat is heading up or falling off the desired trim. Sorry, I'm a functional illiterate. Don't look it up, I just found it and reread it. I'm also a poor writer and it's an ugly thread. If a VMG target already exists, someone has already passed through the math I used for a quick and dirty estimate. The subject is an instant thread hijack anyway and I'd rather see more pictures.
  2. I did a little work on this a while back. Search on optimum heal angle. If you already have the righting moment curve, it's an easy way to get an initial guess.