Originally Posted by rocdiver
While sometimes a little gruff on the initial replies on the general forums (usually as a result of vague questions, or someone spouting off inaccurate advice/information), the results are ALWAYS worth sifting through the answers once a concise direction is established.
Gruff! Good word and a good description Rock. Let me share something with the Roamer contingent... I hosted the CC Roamer forum for Eric because the boats are steel and aluminum, therefore the materials and procedures cross platform to the other yachts we cover on YF
, giving our Roamer members a diverse source of information and experience to draw from.
On Marmot; I haven't met him, but I know who he is and what he does. This is the guy that 100's of captains and chief engineers rely on when they can't come up with an answer. We are privileged to have him participating on YF
! Yes, he's a little direct because he doesn't have a lot of time and actually has more important things to do. If he sees a glaring inaccuracy, he calls someone to the mat. I'm willing to bet it's the reason that most of us return to YF
And finally... we're all grown men that are dumb enough to own boats, which means we subject ourselves to far more problems than the average human. On this basis alone, we should be more thick-skinned than most. Let's set aside diplomacy and get to the point... YF
was founded on answers. And that's FAR more than most forums offer.
BTW Rock... I still wear my IBEX shirt proudly!