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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.  

Torsten

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  1. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    And that's the assumption that is the undoing of your statement.
  2. Building my first boats

    This is the most bizarre requirement I've ever heard when buying/building a boat.
  3. Live Racing Thread

    Nice one, thanks
  4. Live Racing Thread

    Anyone know where I can watch the replays? Can only find live streams...
  5. A great read indeed, impressive stuff!
  6. Whilst an anchor may of been of use, how many of actually have an anchor rigged and ready to go during beercan racing, esp on light boat like this?
  7. around the world in a 3'-6"x3'-6" boat

    What happens when the mast breaks in the first knockdown from a 2m wave? Or breaks a crank on his pedal set up? He has no back up or room to repair anything!
  8. Seaquest RP36 - anyone have any scoop on this boat?

    IRC for one in Melbourne is 1.062 Plenty of stuff in the search https://www.google.co.uk/search?client=opera&q=seaquest+rp+36&sourceid=opera&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8#q=seaquest+rp+36+site:forums.sailinganarchy.com&safe=active&*
  9. 2017 Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Race

    http://www.brisbanetogladstone.com.au/node/68 Ignore that, that's only monos.....
  10. 2017 Brisbane to Gladstone Multihull Race

    http://www.brisbanetogladstone.com.au/node/68
  11. Vendee Globe 2016?

    Thanks for checking (and more, as ever). btw, at 26:52 on the Live, Daumail reports that when leaders are within 200 mile zone (not 100), positions will be refreshed every 30 minutes. When within 60 miles, can be followed every 6 minutes. Tracker has a new graphic that says <100nm it gets refreshed every 60 mins
  12. Vendee Globe 2016?

    I can't access forss' site - anyone else having the same issue? Too much traffic?
  13. Tumblehome?

    I came here to highlight HB for the same reason
  14. Perhaps when he realised he no longer had the strength to haul himself up he decided to cut the cord and take a very slim chance at survival (personal EPIRB?). If he had a tether blade/tool on him they make the process easier than faffing around trying to sort out a true knife.
  15. I was going to suggest that he cut it himself if he was being dragged along at 15+ kts and couldn't get onboard but that cut is too high for it to be done from the water