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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.  

swissjules

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  1. Farrier F-85SR

    Not necessarily true. Many if not most large ocean racing tris fly the mainhull a lot, and only use a single central rudder. Ama rudders: More drag (potentially at least in some instances) More complication (due to the linkages required and all that.) More stuff to rig/derig (due to the linkages required and all that.) Potentially poorer helm feel/tightness (due to the linkages required and all that.) Fun to put back down if it kicks up. (some sort of gear to do it remotely perhaps, which adds to #2 & 3 above) And each one has to be large enough and strong enough to do the whole job. So, more weight. That's a lotta minuses, and not one single plus. Clean and simple seems best - one nice deep blade in a cassette on the mainhull transom. Proven effective, within easy reach if needed. Biggest positive will be that you'll be able to steer when the main hull breaks out in that random gust at the wrong time.
  2. Farrier F-85SR

    No brainer, if it flies the main hull, x2.