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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.  

Jay

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  1. Do not think that these three were the only ones to realize you could sail the course this way. We realized it immediately when we read the course board. We hadn't heard the announcement. We hailed other boats in our class who had heard the announcement and we all agreed we should go around the Island. It really isn't much of a race if you don't sail the same course. Now if the lead boat in our class had peeled off and headed back down the west side of the island, I am not sure what I would have done, but I was watching for it.
  2. F-22 Update

    Well I have done it both ways. F25C boomless from 2000-2003. Boom from 2004 to present. I added the boom to separate shape control from leach tension and provide easier furling and reefing. My boom is a carbon tube, all up about 10 lbs. About the same as the big battens and line clutches and other paraphernalia others use to manage without a boom. By end sheeting and using the aft traveler location it reduces the load on the boom so the boom doesn't have much compression or perpendicular loading. I insert a winch handle into end of boom to furl. One of the best boat bucks I spent on the boat. Randy is so good he doesn't need a boom.
  3. It was pleasure racing against you guys. You sailed so well. I am new to racing the tris, but not to racing. It is really great to have a new set of skills to learn! You and John on Triceratops certainly showed us the way to do things. I am glad we were close enough see how it was done. I will be sailing with both with Harry on Zoom, and Michael on Milk and Honey, a new C37 Carbon comming v...