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The comments and suggestions offered in this Forum represent the opinions of individual sailors. They carry neither the express nor implied approval of the Force Five Class Association, its officers, or directors.


 

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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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Looking forward to it. Doing physical therapy on my back to prepare for it! :D :rolleyes: Jun-23-17 14:37:50
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Author: dkinzer
Force 5 Regatta on Lake Lemon
Forum: Racing Forum

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Sorry fellas. Got a prior racing engagement for this weekend. I do have my eye on the Lake Lemon Regatta in the fall though. Jun-23-17 10:16:37
Last post by: Phil Porte
 
Author: Chris Z
Register Today!!
Forum: Racing Forum

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We are up to 12 boats now. Please register today. Also, don't forget that we have a great deal on lodging at the local college dorms. You can't attend a regatta any cheaper!!!! Jun-08-17 08:24:38
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Author: RobK
Forum: Racing Forum

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It's still a little fuzzy for me, but I really do think that was it. Jun-01-17 19:48:05
Last post by: Twille
 
Author: mallen

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Do you mean the "wand" in the front reaching down to the water's surface? This is a feedback device that automatically sets the foil's lift (think airplane aileron) to maintain a (more-or-less) consistent foiling height.... May-31-17 09:47:06
Last post by: Brian S
 
Author: Twille
NC gov Cup
Forum: Racing Forum

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I am headed to Berlin this year. Will come to the Carolina event next year. Cheers! May-16-17 11:32:41
Last post by: coldnosedave
 
Author: dkinzer
Speed & Smarts
Forum: Racing Forum

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Just got my latest issue of Speed & Smarts. The Force 5 is the feature in the front-page picture. Judging from the bow of the boat in the foreground, it provides an illustration of "consequences". :) May-09-17 13:05:12
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Author: dkinzer
New Kid on the Block
Forum: Racing Forum

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anyone in OK? https://tulsa.craigslist.org/boa/6114521000.html May-03-17 13:03:01
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Author: Brian S

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Mr. Webmaster has a good routine he might share. This almost 60 something has been push mowing the lawn and washing cars... that is a step up from desk jockey and lazy boy. Still a long way to go. To be honest, my gut gives me breathing issues -... May-02-17 05:39:08
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Author: dkinzer
2017 North Americans
Forum: Racing Forum

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[size=14]Sponsorship form for the NAs is posted. Know anyone who would support our honorable cause? https://yachtscoring.com/event_documents/3042/2017%20Force%205%20NAs%20Sponsor%20Form.pdf[/size] Apr-19-17 22:35:02
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Author: Brian S

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Got to messing about with the boat today, planning to sail tomorrow with my Laser friend. I saw these suction cup water bottle holders, so I ordered a pair.... Apr-01-17 16:56:49
Last post by: Brian S
 
Author: stevedallas
New Supplier for Us
Forum: Racing Forum

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Thanks Phil. I'll be in touch. We are sitting at five so far... Mar-30-17 11:59:16
Last post by: stevedallas
 
Author: Chris Z
Send You Events Today
Forum: Racing Forum

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I need a high resolution version of the Force 5 logo for a banner. Please let me know if you can help with this. Mar-26-17 13:09:59
Last post by: Twice Rejected
 
Author: MaineMatt77
Looking for Force 5 owners in Maine
Forum: Invitation to Sail

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Hi! I live in Brewer, Maine (near Bangor) and am looking for other sailors in the area for fun and perhaps some casual racing. Any Mainer's out there? Mar-23-17 11:17:23
Last post by: MaineMatt77
 
Author: Brian S

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[quote=dkinzer]Personally, I install my tillers such that the end of the tiller is against the rudder blade when the rudder is down (obviously).  That keeps the tiller straps "full" so that there isn't a gap that can potentially be... Mar-20-17 14:12:22
Last post by: Brian S
 
Author: dkinzer
2017 Midwinters
Forum: Racing Forum

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http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/13584#_newsroom Mar-08-17 20:52:50
Last post by: coldnosedave
 
Author: RobK
Life goes on
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Its a nice boat that is well equipped. Never be afraid to buy quality. You'll always be happy with it. :) Mar-06-17 10:01:55
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: forcejb
I-95
Forum: Racing Forum

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Several lane closures on I-95, first one about 10 miles N of Fayetteville; two or three more in SC. I probably spent an extra two hours on the road on 2/16 while traveling from Baltimore to Port Wentworth, GA Never thought to use Waze Feb-17-17 05:36:32
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Author: coldnosedave
Shackles
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I order from GLMO.net all the time. When I find something as a deal, I stock up. These shackles were a shop supply for me. I order most of my stainless from McMaster.com You have to order quantity but I like having 50-100 of 10-24 2"... Feb-15-17 16:22:28
Last post by: coldnosedave
 
Author: DaleBravo
See ya never, winter!
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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RobK just showed you why you will grind fiberglass again. Feb-12-17 09:49:00
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