International Rule Gets Traction in USA:
The Offshore Racing Congress is an international organization with rating offices established worldwide to administer the use of ORC as a rating rule to handicap different designs of keelboats to allow them to race together. Scuttlebutt editor Craig Leweck checks in with Dobbs Davis, Communications Director for ORC, for this update.
What is the state of ORC?
The state of ORC is strong as 2016 was another record year of growth in the numbers of certificates and boats that use ORC Club, ORC International or ORC Superyacht certificates. The number of countries now using ORC has increased to 45.
In the US the number of ORC certificates has increased…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – International Rule Gets Traction in USA, Editor
Inductees announced for America’s Cup Hall of Fame:
The America’s Cup Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on October 5, 2017 in San Diego, California, aboard the U.S.S. Midway.
The America’s Cup Hall of Fame was founded in 1992, as an arm of the Herreshoff Marine Museum by Halsey Herreshoff, a four-time America’s Cup defender and grandson of legendary yacht designer Nathanael G. Herreshoff. Over eighty legends of the Cup have been inducted into the Hall.
Candidates eligible for consideration include members of the crew, designers, builders, syndicate leaders, supporters, chroniclers, and other individuals of merit. Each nominee is judged on the basis of outstanding ability, international recognition, character, pe…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Inductees announced for America’s Cup Hall of Fame, Editor
Do you want to get your ex back? Experiencing the end of a relationship can sometimes prove to be very difficult. There are many factors, which come into play upon both people going their separate ways after a failed relationship. It can sometimes be a very traumatic time within someone’s life or sometimes it can actually be a relief. If the transition proves smooth depends on both parties involved. What I would like to focus on with this situation is you as the dumpee and how you can get your ex back in your life again.
You were dumped and you probably want your ex back. What do you do now? You thought that you and your significant other were going to walk off into the sunset together. You still love them and feel there is hope of getting them back. You must plan your strategy wisely. It is not easy still being in love with someone while being forced to walk away from the relationship; however, you must adhere to the request of your significant other.
The following are things you need to keep in mind if you want any chance of getting your ex back:
Be understanding of their request for the relationship to end
These are much easier said than done but let us face it, no matter your begging or pleading the relationship has ended. You must be a mature adult while accepting the decision of the relationship ending. Be supportive of your ex and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.
Offer to remain friends
Inform your ex that you want to remain friends. This will enable you to stay in their life but with boundaries. Be realistic when trying to remain friends. You should not ask questions about their social life. Do offer to listen if your ex wants to talk about issues within their life but if it is too much to emotionally handle, you should probably omit conversations about their newfound dating life.
Embrace your family and friends
Your family and friends are your support line. Embrace those who love you while getting through the heartbreak of a relationship. Call your friends who you have not spoken to in awhile, a night out on the town or a good chat session some night over a beer might be exactly what the doctor ordered. If you are, busy with your family and friends, this will cut down the time you are alone and missing your ex. Remain busy while focusing on those who are still in your life.
Give your ex space and time
You will more than likely miss your ex tremendously but you must respect their request for freedom. Do not consistently call your ex. Do not purposely show up to places where you know they will be spending time. If you truly want your ex back, you have to allow time and space for them to miss you. If you are always around them, how can they miss you?
This is truly a difficult time for anyone to adjust to. Hold your head up while remaining strong. You must understand that exes have their own ideas as well as morals. You may not approve of the tactics, which were utilized with ending the relationship however, you must respect the fact that the relationship is over while contemplating your new life. No matter how much you want your ex back you must remember that it is not your decision, it will be their decision. Focus on realistic boundaries as well as the notion that your ex very well may not come back. Be prepared to accept this fact while going on with your life.
Why is getting your ex back so important to you? Because a good relationship is one of the most treasured of human interactions. We all want to be loved. There are the great times together, the shared dreams and visions, the mutual likes and dislikes and more. Great relationships are essential for enjoying a good quality of life. They color everything else around us.