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by Rs200
03 Jul 2007, 20:26
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Free Sailing !
Replies: 6
Views: 7993

yes I agree the dock area is excellent. If this level of detail was employed everywhere it would be great!
by Rs200
21 Jun 2007, 20:33
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Why is online play dominated by Italian created races?
Replies: 22
Views: 22461

Yes, obviously, but doesn't that defeat the porpuse of international competition? Personaly I think all the different clubs divides the sailing comunity in the first place, so why not be consistant as far as club members being residents or citizens of the country they would like to represent? Makes...
by Rs200
21 Jun 2007, 20:13
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Why is online play dominated by Italian created races?
Replies: 22
Views: 22461

rascal wrote:All this talk about different nationalities and different clubs brings up one question in my mind. Why aren't the clubs and members of the clubs consistant? For example: Why are there members of vsk-usa that are British?
Because these clubs are open to people of all nationalities.
by Rs200
20 Jun 2007, 21:05
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Why is online play dominated by Italian created races?
Replies: 22
Views: 22461

1. America's cup is about money behind campaigns rather than sailing skill (there are however several good British sailors in the AC. Also who gives one about keel boat sailing, it's for softies :wink: Dinghy sailing is where the real talent shines. 2. Fair enough, with help from the French, and a w...
by Rs200
20 Jun 2007, 11:04
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Why is online play dominated by Italian created races?
Replies: 22
Views: 22461

Check the Olympic sailing medal haul recently before you question Britain's sailing supremity ;).

This is a game. Not much you can do about the lack of Uk guys online. Maybe we just generally have lees timea s a society for computer games, certainly a question for the sociologists, not Nadeo :wink:
by Rs200
10 Jun 2007, 10:57
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Hello, question about the game
Replies: 7
Views: 7332

Lots of active, friendly and fair sailors at

www.vsk-aus.com
by Rs200
09 Jun 2007, 19:03
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: perspective...
Replies: 5
Views: 6834

best wishes for a speedy recovery
by Rs200
08 Jun 2007, 19:40
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Avoid Cranky Yankee
Replies: 25
Views: 23932

Mike, If you guys want a heart to heart with someone else, then "get a room" and do it in personal messages. This is an open forum where everyone registerd has a right to voice their opinion as long as they don't violate froum rules. I'm not interested in a mud-slinging fight with you, so ...
by Rs200
08 Jun 2007, 18:29
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Avoid Cranky Yankee
Replies: 25
Views: 23932

rascal wrote:If you've got something else to say, why don't you say it out in the open?
Ditto to yourself for PM ing me out of the blue to have a pop.
by Rs200
07 Jun 2007, 19:23
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Mastcollisions
Replies: 4
Views: 6942

You're correct in this respect. Even if there was no contact, and you had to bear away to avoid him then he should still take a two-turns penalty. Not usre about 360s, generally it is a 720 for any infringement (except for touching a mark which is a 360) unless your local SI's specify otherwise 9kee...
by Rs200
07 Jun 2007, 16:06
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Abuse of penalty cancellation
Replies: 6
Views: 6614

Another abuse of the pen cancel function shown by STEACH in a Melges race this afternoon. He was the host, we were sailing overlapped on port tack (me to windward) he then threw a tack onto starboard, immediately seeing this I slammed my tiller over and managed to just about stay clear. he quite cor...
by Rs200
06 Jun 2007, 22:17
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Avoid Cranky Yankee
Replies: 25
Views: 23932

"Others have posted negative things about the host in question since back in his "Rascal" days" What's in a name? Same guy. "the onus is on us in terms of what kind of behavior we find acceptable." Exactly, but I doubt you can excuse the racism, threats and general har...
by Rs200
05 Jun 2007, 20:45
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: How do you avoid this penalty?
Replies: 14
Views: 15636

Note: you only have to begin keeping clear of a leeward boat who tacks next to you when she reaches her close-hauled course: "After a boat passes head to wind, she shall keep clear of other boats until she is on a close-hauled course." Also: "When a boat acquires right of way, she sha...
by Rs200
05 Jun 2007, 19:45
Forum: Hints and Tips
Topic: Problem rounding a leeward mark at a gate
Replies: 4
Views: 7468

you must go "through" - ie when going downwind if you round the left hand mark you must leave it to port. If you roun the right hand mark you must leave it to starboard.
by Rs200
04 Jun 2007, 16:39
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Rules/Pen Cancels/Fair Sailing
Replies: 85
Views: 53399

Gerbil Racing wrote:And in real life you have the option of doing your turns, exhonorating your self and then protesting anyway, giving your self no chance of being disqualified from the race :)
..unless there's injury or significant damage...

Which of course is not possible in VSK :wink: