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19 September 2012

Nautical chart of Portuguese cartographer Fernão Vaz Dourado (c. 1520 - c. 1580), part of a nautical atlas drawn in 1575 and now kept in the British Museum, London

AHOY SOLers! Welcome to SOL's 2012 Carib Rum Run - a fast and furious race round the rum distilleries of the Caribbean in hurricane season! Held around the time of International Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19) the Carib Rum Run is SOL's way of entering into a virtual festival of rum and pirates!!

This year prizes will be awarded to the podium of - 12m SYC Membership/extension to the winner, 6m SYC Membership/extension to second place, and a 3m SYC Membership/extension to third place.

Join the SYC and Sail a Pirate Boat:
SYC Members only may change or modify their SOL boatname to something more piratical for the duration of this race! Post a name-change request in the SYC Forum thread or ask a SOL Admin in Carib Rum Run chat after the race has opened!! Changes will be made on a first-come first-served basis! The List of changes will be maintained in the SYC Forum thread. The boatname change for this one race will not change your login credentials or affect your SYC rankings.

Useful Links:
Talk Like a Pirate.com
How to Talk Like a Pirate
Get a Pirate Name

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