Charter of uk.rec.boats.motor

(Not Moderated)

uk.rec.boats.motor will discuss motor boating in UK waters and the activities of UK motor boaters elsewhere. Motor boat sports (eg racing and water skiing) are valid topics except where covered by a more specific group.


Advertising is forbidden, with these exceptions:
Suppliers of goods and services relevant to Motor Boats in the UK may post an invitation to visit their web site or request details. It should be of four lines or fewer and not posted more than once every 3 months. The subject line should begin "ADVERT: ". Private adverts are welcome but must not exceed one post per subject or user per week.

Binaries & Formatting

Encoded binaries (e.g. pictures, compressed files, etc.) are forbidden. Such material belongs on a web or FTP site to which a pointer may be posted. Cryptographic signatures (e.g. PGP) may be used where authentication is important and should be as short as possible.

Posts must be readable as plain text. HTML, RTF and similarly formatted messages are prohibited. To see how to make some common newsreaders comply with this, read <http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html>.

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uk.rec.boats.motor	All aspects of motor boating in the UK