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    11-07-2017, 17:36
    What's this about the HMS Mahonesa never serving as an active warship?
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    11-06-2017, 20:05
    I was trying to buy some stuff before the "upgrade" and take advantage of the sale, and it wasn't working. I haven't tried since the modifications.
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    10-29-2017, 18:24
    Dobbs replied to a thread Server upgrades. in Wardroom
    Rob, I can see you pictures in your albums.
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    10-28-2017, 13:40
    Dobbs replied to a thread Medals. in UK Fleet
    On my computer screen each medal shows on a separate line, with description under it. My phone shows everything normally.
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    10-26-2017, 19:47
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    In going back and checking ,I see that the schooner and cutter have the same sailing arcs, it's just that the schooner is faster (G deck). I didn't...
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    10-26-2017, 19:26
    Thanks Neil! I think currents could make for interesting scenarios like a small, maneuverable ship vs. a larger one in shoal waters. ..
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    10-25-2017, 12:20
    The Chesapeake and Delaware Bays have significant currents on the ebb and flood, as I suspect the Solent does as well.
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    10-25-2017, 12:18
    There can be currents along coastlines too....
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    10-22-2017, 20:08
    Here are some rules I developed in case you want to add current or set to a scenario (it can be especially interesting if there is land involved). ...
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    10-22-2017, 10:25
    Dobbs replied to a thread Tweaked Sailing Angles in House Rules
    Lacey Anne and Cayman are my two brigs. Enterprise and Ranger are my schooners. Henrietta is a brigantine, and Meteor is my bomb ketch. I did away...
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    10-22-2017, 09:34
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    Bob, I just uploaded a bunch of my cards to "Tweaked Sailing Angles" in the House Rules section. I haven't had a chance to do more than ponder the...
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    10-22-2017, 08:40
    Dobbs replied to a thread Tweaked Sailing Angles in House Rules
    Note that I reversed the decks for SNG101 and 103. I thought the French frigates should be faster. Also, the Amazons are Burden 3 since they are 32...
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    10-22-2017, 08:38
    Dobbs replied to a thread Tweaked Sailing Angles in House Rules
    Okay, here are the correct files of my modified sailing angles, along with some fictional ships.
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    10-21-2017, 14:39
    Dobbs replied to a thread Trafalgar Day. in UK Fleet
    I couldn't see it until I logged out, viewed it, then logged back in. Whe logged out,it was visible only as thumbnails.
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    10-21-2017, 09:26
    Dobbs replied to a thread Tweaked Sailing Angles in House Rules
    I just realized that this is not the file I thought it was. I will try to upload the correct file when I am next at my computer.
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    10-20-2017, 21:03
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    My assumption is that a fore and aft'er going dead downwind would use the most efficient sail configuration, which probably would be wing on wing. ...
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    10-19-2017, 20:48
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    If you ever want to experience this effect, a sailboat race is the way to do it. Upwind is exciting and the wind is blowing, and the moment you...
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    10-19-2017, 20:43
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    Yes, boats with the fore and aft rig (like schooners) are faster upwind than down, and here's why... We'll start directly downwind. A boat...
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    10-19-2017, 09:29
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    I would love to see pictures of a Langton brig. Mine are both SoG conversions.
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    10-19-2017, 07:18
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    My schooners, my brigantine, and of course, the cutter, have sailing arcs more in line with fore and aft rigs.
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    10-19-2017, 07:15
    Dobbs replied to a thread Brig in The Chippy Shop
    Allastair, I just use my Ship-sloop bases, but if you want me to tweak a base for you, let me know what you want. I treat my brigs like ship-sloops...
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