SailNet Community - View Single Post - Rallies Gone Wrong
View Single Post
  #652  
Old 01-30-2014
smackdaddy's Avatar
smackdaddy smackdaddy is offline
Last Man Standing
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 13,118
Thanks: 84
Thanked 77 Times in 71 Posts
Rep Power: 9
smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough smackdaddy is a jewel in the rough
Re: Rallies Gone Wrong

Quote:
Originally Posted by JonEisberg View Post
If you were being honest about what's there, you'd admit that Hank's "Bar for Entry" to the NARC is even MORE ambiguous and loosely defined than those for either the SDR, or the Caribbean 1500...

Help us out here... Precisely what does he mean by "experienced skipper", or "a good crew", or "smaller", or "less experienced"?

You know, so we know EXACTLY how much higher the SDR needs to raise their bar, to achieve your "simple fix"... :-)
You're asking the wrong guy. Only Hank knows that. And he clearly states on that page that he'll make the call if you have any questions on that as an "amateur sailor".

But, at least you're finally acknowledging one of the main problems I've been talking about since the beginning - nebulous standards like "one bluewater passage" being a real issue.

Again, for the hundredth time, one simple fix for the SDR, in my view, is to significantly raise the bar of experience for entry so that the lack of support in the other four areas I've mentioned isn't so much of an issue. There are likely several others.

I really can't explain any more simply for you.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

S/V Dawn Treader - 1989 Hunter Legend 40

Last edited by smackdaddy; 01-30-2014 at 10:32 AM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook