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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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About PeteRowland

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  1. Backstay?

    He spelled Bernoulli wrong ......
  2. Cheap light wind PHRF machine..

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  3. new low

    Of course he is, it's why the Ed wasn't surprised his ultralight helmed by a professional beat up on some poor PHRF club racer in a Beneslow. Of course your boat won. This shit always comes out when Tempesta start to bitch about some small club not wanting him to race with them or he starts some shit about his friends showing up for a fun race in a souped up cheater and complaining about their club rating. I got a headline for you Scott .... "Rich guy wins sailboat race." I guess it's all about perspective. Who's the douche now?
  4. new low

    "Here's the story: Anarchy was entered in a three-race Winter Series held by the Cortez Racing Association, which in addition to SDYC, I have been a member of for years. I was in Germany for the first race of the series, so I asked good friend and fellow SDYC member Alex Camet to sail the boat in my absence. He did, and to no one's surprise, Anarchy won." "2.4 Late entries will only be accepted from CRA members. Late entrants may not check in by radio, but must provide to the R/C, in writing, the owner’s name, DOB and zip code, boat name and type, sail number, class, and RLC and Buoy ratings. " I've come to find when Scott starts to bitch about entries, ratings, etc. of his and his friends boats - there's always more to the story. Tell us Scott, was your entry late and provided in the format stated in the NOR? Were you a member in good standing when/if you entered late?
  5. Team Vestas grounded

    Racing here in San Francisco, Si's sometimes have restricted areas which you cannot unwind from - if you make a navigation error and sail into them, your race is over. Isn't this similar to what the Vestas folks did? If you've been racing long enough, you've made a mistake which took you out of a regatta. That's sailboat racing. In real life mistakes have consequences - stupid does hurt. It really doesn't matter if you have a stellar resume or you're the worlds best sailor - if you put your boat up on the reef, there are consequences. That's what 'accepting responsibility' means. Fielding another boat and continuing racing seems like some weird sense of bravado. When going through a loss, we all have similar throws of emotion - denial, bargaining, anger, depression, and finally acceptance. I can see allot of this going on here. This should be the end for Vestas for this race. They just haven't accepted it yet. The team can have their redemption next time around.