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Author: orion85
Anyone missing them?
Forum: Racing Forum

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If the plugs are broken, it is likely that the core part is still there (inside the tube) giving the needed support to the tip of the tube. However, removing them intact could allow the tip to "egg" shape under load. Currently, OD... Today 00:10:23
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Author: Oregon
Some Portland area Force 5 sailors are interested in acquiring short
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Since the mid-winters Cullen has been offering to cut down full rigs. If any one has a spare full that is an option. I used one two weeks ago in 15-20 and was still flying. (135# helm) Yesterday 23:55:47
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Author: Phil Porte
Sign up is up and running
Forum: Racing Forum

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Ok, anyone else use the up and coming regatta to fine tune some things on their F5? I've got a little list and this weekend is the perfect time to fiddle... roads around here are clogged with tourists and we usually hunker down during these... Jul-03-15 16:14:48
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Author: atimarsh3
The Union Sailing Club - Sunday Afternoon and Wednesday Eve.
Forum: Invitation to Sail

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The Union Sailing Club in Longmont Colorado has a Wednesday Eve (Starts at 6pm) and a Sunday afternoon racing series (Starts at 2pm) throughout the summer. Please come join us! Call 303-641-6511 for more information. Jul-02-15 22:20:47
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Author: stevedallas
Free delivery of masts/booms/parts to NAs
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Thanks for all you do, TG! Jul-02-15 10:04:46
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: f5_to_refresh
Forum: Racing Forum

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Likely I can be there - that is my home waters from the late 70's Jeff Wisch, any chance you can commit to this weekend???? I'm also keeping the distance race (Sept?) in mind! Jun-29-15 17:38:14
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Author: forcejb
reduced friction
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Yes, I want one. Let me know how much. Jun-29-15 14:00:19
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Author: forcejb
agenda items?
Forum: Association Business

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Regarding "My thoughts are that the "can of worms" has already been opened regarding sailmakers and equal performing sails when they added Cullen as a sailmaker. When that happened it no longer be came a true one design class".... Jun-29-15 08:58:22
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: rtyler
Starting my restoration
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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There is the current progress and it looks thicker at the bottom of the tube? Is that what it supposed to look like? I like the idea of possibly using a PVC pipe as a brace. It sounds like a good idea as long as I thicken up the rest of the pipe... Jun-27-15 15:24:35
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Author: markeschw
A bit more sailing after races on Saturday...
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Nice idea. :-) The wind is predicted to be "strong" so who knows... It should be a great weekend! Jun-25-15 15:43:26
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Author: forcejb
for use in original trunk with springs
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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John, Please Email me the Pictures. Thanks Grant Jun-19-15 18:04:46
Last post by: Oregon
 
Author: orion85
?s regarding design
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I recommend the heavier cord. If you're even asking about a JC preventer, that means you're a racer. And there WILL come a time when you are trying go downwind in a drifter. Which means sitting way forward while heeling the boat WAY OVER... Jun-18-15 20:17:57
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Author: efisher82

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I was thinking the black wouldn't contrast very well with the blue, but maybe I should take a look. I noticed the image on the homepage of the site shows a boat with the same sail as mine with the black letters over blue. I have... Jun-18-15 09:35:39
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Author: f57887
Forum: Racing Forum

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Just a reminder that we are holding our annual Force 5 regatta at Lake Lemon the weekend of June 27th. Racing Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. This is a Force 5 only regatta. We already have 11 confirmed boats and expect a couple last... Jun-18-15 08:29:21
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Author: forcejb
tentative 2016 MWer dates
Forum: Racing Forum

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It seems I don't still have their contact in my phone, I'm sure someone can get you with Tom, who can get you with them though. Jun-14-15 16:58:14
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Author: gkharrin
Where are the mainsheet blocks attached to the boom
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I'd space 'em at least 18" apart. Less point loading means les bending of the boom when you sheet hard in 25 knots Jun-13-15 09:25:17
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: stevedallas
Just inked a deal w/ Nautos-USA, now to test the heck out of it.
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Tony, Are you gonna bring any of the Nautos hardware to NJ? I might be in the mkt for a cam cleat Jun-12-15 20:22:17
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Author: f57887

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Doug also did this with my hull and it is great! :) Jun-12-15 14:40:22
Last post by: markeschw
 
Author: forcejb
short-term sale on Gill apparel
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Ends 6/15. They offer free shipping on orders >$20 Jun-11-15 10:24:09
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Author: Dlandis
One design race open to force 5 as long as three boats enter.
Forum: Racing Forum

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I think North Cape and Port Huron should insert a weekend Force 5 regatta into their schedules someplace. Would give us more midwest regatta options. I'd be happy to provide the typical Y-Flyer dates so you can make sure I can be there.... Jun-05-15 10:56:02
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