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      A Few Simple Rules   05/22/2017

      Sailing Anarchy is a very lightly moderated site. This is by design, to afford a more free atmosphere for discussion. There are plenty of sailing forums you can go to where swearing isn't allowed, confrontation is squelched and, and you can have a moderator finger-wag at you for your attitude. SA tries to avoid that and allow for more adult behavior without moderators editing your posts and whacking knuckles with rulers. We don't have a long list of published "thou shalt nots" either, and this is by design. Too many absolute rules paints us into too many corners. So check the Terms of Service - there IS language there about certain types of behavior that is not permitted. We interpret that lightly and permit a lot of latitude, but we DO reserve the right to take action when something is too extreme to tolerate (too racist, graphic, violent, misogynistic, etc.). Yes, that is subjective, but it allows us discretion. Avoiding a laundry list of rules allows for freedom; don't abuse it. However there ARE a few basic rules that will earn you a suspension, and apparently a brief refresher is in order. 1) Allegations of pedophilia - there is no tolerance for this. So if you make allegations, jokes, innuendo or suggestions about child molestation, child pornography, abuse or inappropriate behavior with minors etc. about someone on this board you will get a time out. This is pretty much automatic; this behavior can have real world effect and is not acceptable. Obviously the subject is not banned when discussion of it is apropos, e.g. talking about an item in the news for instance. But allegations or references directed at or about another poster is verboten. 2) Outing people - providing real world identifiable information about users on the forums who prefer to remain anonymous. Yes, some of us post with our real names - not a problem to use them. However many do NOT, and if you find out someone's name keep it to yourself, first or last. This also goes for other identifying information too - employer information etc. You don't need too many pieces of data to figure out who someone really is these days. Depending on severity you might get anything from a scolding to a suspension - so don't do it. I know it can be confusing sometimes for newcomers, as SA has been around almost twenty years and there are some people that throw their real names around and their current Display Name may not match the name they have out in the public. But if in doubt, you don't want to accidentally out some one so use caution, even if it's a personal friend of yours in real life. 3) Posting While Suspended - If you've earned a timeout (these are fairly rare and hard to get), please observe the suspension. If you create a new account (a "Sock Puppet") and return to the forums to post with it before your suspension is up you WILL get more time added to your original suspension and lose your Socks. This behavior may result a permanent ban, since it shows you have zero respect for the few rules we have and the moderating team that is tasked with supporting them. Check the Terms of Service you agreed to; they apply to the individual agreeing, not the account you created, so don't try to Sea Lawyer us if you get caught. Just don't do it. Those are the three that will almost certainly get you into some trouble. IF YOU SEE SOMEONE DO ONE OF THESE THINGS, please do the following: Refrain from quoting the offending text, it makes the thread cleanup a pain in the rear Press the Report button; it is by far the best way to notify Admins as we will get e-mails. Calling out for Admins in the middle of threads, sending us PM's, etc. - there is no guarantee we will get those in a timely fashion. There are multiple Moderators in multiple time zones around the world, and anyone one of us can handle the Report and all of us will be notified about it. But if you PM one Mod directly and he's off line, the problem will get dealt with much more slowly. Other behaviors that you might want to think twice before doing include: Intentionally disrupting threads and discussions repeatedly. Off topic/content free trolling in threads to disrupt dialog Stalking users around the forums with the intent to disrupt content and discussion Repeated posting of overly graphic or scatological porn content. There are plenty web sites for you to get your freak on, don't do it here. And a brief note to Newbies... No, we will not ban people or censor them for dropping F-bombs on you, using foul language, etc. so please don't report it when one of our members gives you a greeting you may find shocking. We do our best not to censor content here and playing swearword police is not in our job descriptions. Sailing Anarchy is more like a bar than a classroom, so handle it like you would meeting someone a little coarse - don't look for the teacher. Thanks.


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  1. Hi, AWA on both instruments are showing the same value, at least up wind (I use 27-29 degres). Damping of the wind do not show on the autopilot instruments, fore some strange reason.. And I have given up sailing down wind in AWA mode. Is's hard enough to get the pilot to work OK using compas mode down wind... For down wind sailing in wind mode the pilot will need TWA, and the Nexus dont have that. Bjorkski
  2. I have the same pilot on my Humphrey 30, and I can only get the pilot to work proberly in wind mode when gong up wind, and I need to decrease the rudder responce to. Thy to play with the other settings as well.
  3. Nexus have the HPC compas. It's a six axis compas and should be more or less the same as a rategyro. Or am I wrong? Bjorkski
  4. Hi, I have same problem on my Humphreys 30. One of the isusses is that the Nexus pilot dont have the TWA option, for some reason. All the information needed is there. I reduse the speed on the rudder (funtion no.8), decrease RUD (funtion no.1) and increase CRD (function no.3) related to the up wind settings. It have helped me, but not enough... Especalie when jibbing the pilot is having a hard time. I am about to instal at secundhand NKE. The idea is to have all the Nexus transducers and displayes, and NKE autopilot and Its display. I may use the Nesux ram too, is still to be desided. BR Bjorkski
  5. Have you measurred the voltage at the solar celles? ( in sun light)
  6. No problem if the stain is water or alcohol based. Not sure about oil based..
  7. What is wrong Whit the NKE? How old is it? Bjorkski NB I have nexus nx2, but want a NKE autopilot...
  8. Thanks - Rasmus
  9. Hi For a few day my Nexus instruments has been on all time ( to get rit of a "foggy" display). When I arrived the boat today the autopilot had a error 38. Looking in the manual error 38 is not listed. Any one know what can be the issue and where to start looking? BR Rasmus
  10. Let's hope they take vare of the navigator, he must feel very bad...
  11. Have you opened the serve to see if any component have been burned? My server broke down due to low volt over time. I got it fixed by a friend, but he recommended to buy a new one so I did... BR Rasmus