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  • Re: CARIB RUM RUN 2021
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Dread Pirate Roberts be my name. ARRRGH!!!

    Ye be mighty welcome back again, yer moniker be one well recognised!
    ________________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2021-09-11 12:59:14 ---
  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2020
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    If there be enough characters, I'd be DreadPirateRoberts For the race to pillage and drink all the rum!

    Brewman

    yer moniker is safe, yer boat needs to be afloat, though
    _______________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2020-09-08 14:24:21 ---
  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2018
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Arrgh - Ye better change my name to Brewbeard, or suffer the splash to Davey Jones Locker!!!

    be yer challengin' me yer bespittled gargoyle? Ye be Brewman orlright!
    ____________

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2018-09-14 09:35:28 ---
  • Re: Golden Globe Races 2018 - Seat Of The Pants commitment
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    SOTP for me!!!
    Enjoy my full night's sleep...
  • Re: Golden Globe Races 2018 - Seat Of The Pants commitment
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    I pledge to sail SOTP for these races. Not a big commitment as it is how I always sail.
    Hopefully all entrants will sail SOTP so that we won't be able to check our individual dead reckoning against those that use routers and other aids.
  • Cross up in Lisboa Timed race Aug 16, 2017
    Board » Technical Support
    Help!!!
    My boat, brewman, has rounded all marks today in the Lisboa timed race, but only the Vasco de Gama Bridge & Barrerio marks show "Rounded". The boat track clearly goes around Bugio Lighthouse, yet it does not say "Rounded"> All other marks beyond have same issue.
    How can this be?
    What Can be done?
    Thanks, Bruce Flournoy
  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2016
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Aye, Ye can call me Dread Pirate Roberts, feared across the seven seas for his ruthlessness and sword fighting prowess, and well known for taking no prisoners.

    and all shall know this name, arrrr

    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2016-09-17 11:31:33 ---
  • Re: Carib Rum Run 2015
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    RC
    Might I be Brewbeard for the coming race?

    Thx
    brewman

    arrrrrrrr that ye may be





    --- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2015-09-16 11:14:35 ---
  • SYC Ranking System
    Board » Sailonline Yacht Club
    Was pondering the mechanisms of the SYC overall rankings and noticed that all races are given equal weight, regardless of number of entrants. So, for example, a 150 finish in a popular race with 500 entrants is worth the same as a 150 finish of 151 in a less popular race. This seems somehow inequitable, as one is a top 30% finish while the other could have merely crossed the start line.
    I don't have a solution, or even pretend to know if it needs a solution - Just want to throw it out for discussion...

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