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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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  1. Clew should be tack?
  2. I recall seeing A class and F18 on the harbour but never any Hobies of any size. I heard Takapuna was the place for off the beach boats
  3. Is the 16 the best option for Auckland?
  4. Must be a very special Hobie if you are thinking about shipping it to NZ I spent 3 seconds thinking about taking my 18 to Auckland but the shipping cost was more than I paid for it
  5. Some of us haven't stopped
  6. How funny if it was a certain 60' sitting on pier 6 at the SOPYC
  7. @Swanno.... Are you set up with gumtree?
  8. UK Cherub is the call from FB http://www.uk-cherub.org/doku.php/boats/3202
  9. Not a mark of the RWB course so no.
  10. So what should the vast majority of us be using?
  11. Use whatever sail gets you to your polar for the conditions. Non planing hull... A poled out headsail will usually do the trick A good helm will help when setting the pole by steering deep.. By the lee if possible
  12. who is building one?
  13. Trademe.co.nz http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/SearchResults.aspx?searchString=Elliott&type=Search&searchType=1&user_region=100&user_district=0&generalSearch_keypresses=0&generalSearch_suggested=0&generalSearch_suggestedCategory= Squealer did the Auckland Fiji recently but might be out of the budget
  14. He will be speaking at a Canberra Yacht Club fund raising dinner in December
  15. Is that a fishing rod?