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Author: orion85
Need a replacement
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Bryan, [b[i]]Can you explain why a loose foot makes a difference? Other straightening the lower, I'm guessing, 1/5 of the sail.makeing the sail shape more of a pocket than a foil, causing the wind affected by that portion to be pushed... Today 08:54:47
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Author: Twille
Regatta at Kerr Lake
Forum: Association Business

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[url=http://force5.us/main/components/com_agora/img/members/5952/Peter-Wolf.jpg][img]http://force5.us/main/components/com_agora/img/members/5952/mini_Peter-Wolf.jpg[/img][/url] Yesterday 08:53:53
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Author: orion85
To satisfy those curious about hull weights
Forum: Racing Forum

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I just looked at a very nice 1983 AMF Force 5 that is for sale in Portland Oregon. The owner listed it at West Coast Sailing for a lot, but it has been sitting there for a couple of years with no takers. George is moving to a new location so the... Apr-15-15 17:39:19
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Author: forcejb
plan ahead
Forum: Racing Forum

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For those of you who like to plan WAY ahead, the dates for the 2016 NAs at North Cape Yacht Club have been set - July 27-30. Many, many thanks to Dan Synowiec for taking the lead on this! Apr-15-15 14:00:15
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Author: fishybiz
Book recommendation
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Rob, I will sleep just fine. Correct dock lines and spring lines give a lot of comfort. Heck I might be on the boat, in which case I will sleep even better. John, thanks for the offer. I saw where the stanchions are loose and there has been... Apr-14-15 17:32:55
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Author: Twille
Multi start regatta.
Forum: Racing Forum

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Take care of it at registration. This is a low key event! If everyone could go to the following link and put your name and boat number in (google spreadsheet) tif you see the wrong tab click on the April 25 tab (carolina sailing club scratch... Apr-11-15 20:23:57
Last post by: Twille
 
Author: Oregon
Force 5 skippers that need/want help
Forum: Racing Forum

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Let me know where the water is collecting, then I can help you start looking for your leak. Apr-10-15 10:50:07
Last post by: Oregon
 
Author: adirondacker
DuPont Imron
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I sanded, primed and prepped my F5 and took it to a body shop and they painted it with Imron for $130. I told them to use whatever color they had lying around and feel free to let a new guy do it. I did go to an auto paint company and asked what... Mar-31-15 08:19:42
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Author: forcejb
please let us know you exist
Forum: Association Business

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If you did not receive your own email copy of the last newsletter (the Broad Reach - it was a collection of observations & stories from the 2015 Midwinters in Key Largo), it means the class has no idea that you exist. If you send your... Mar-28-15 17:54:12
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Author: cavi

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I have actually measured F5 sail area; it is 96SF, not the widely published 91SF Mar-25-15 13:46:31
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: coldnosedave
sailing
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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It would be a nice area for a new fleet. Powerboat traffic is a bit much but the bar to bar racing would be fun! Mar-25-15 12:43:56
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Author: dmolback
HIN: AMF45888M76L
Forum: Testing Forum

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dmolback - will we C U in NJ in July at the NAs? Mar-25-15 11:59:39
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Author: DaleBravo

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Hi Bryan - Think you are right. After I installed I had Mary walk to boom from Port to starboard and watched the movement. As is normal, I had it all backward in my head. Another thougth or fix, as I think Chris said, I can put a block there and... Mar-23-15 05:31:01
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Author: gehrlich
TYC Thursday night spring series
Forum: Invitation to Sail

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Even Monkey Butt will be there... [url=https://www.regattatech.com/events/ThamesYC/Spring15/registration/showEntryForm]Thames YC Force 5 Spring Series[/url] Mar-21-15 22:37:40
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Author: gehrlich
Click-n-play! Thames YC Force 5 Spring Series
Forum: Racing Forum

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It just does not get better ... [url=https://www.regattatech.com/events/ThamesYC/Spring15/registration/showEntryForm] Thames YC Force 5 Spring Series[/url] Mar-21-15 05:43:22
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Author: forcejb
regarding 2015 NAs
Forum: Racing Forum

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The next issue of our class newsletter is almost ready to distribute. The cover letter which it accompanies will have a short survey about attendance at the NAs this July in NJ as well as your likely choice of accommodations (ie, hotel or... Mar-20-15 15:16:00
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Author: forcejb
for adrenaline junkies only
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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I am right behind you John. Mar-13-15 07:09:59
Last post by: Oregon
 
Author: markeschw
2015 Lake Lemon Regatta Sept 26-27, 2015 by Bloomington Yacht Club
Forum: Racing Forum

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I KNOW my boss is a jerk. He insists that I go to regattas as much as possible because it should be good for business. :lol: I've tried firing myself, but it's hard to convince workforce development to cut unemployment checks.... Mar-12-15 06:11:47
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: markeschw
2015 Force 5 Regatta June 27-28 hosted by Bloomington Yacht Club
Forum: Racing Forum

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Absolutely Doug, this regatta is always fun! Last year Andrew & Christy Jerman ran it and put in a lot of effort and it turned out great. Thank you Andrew, Christy and many others. This year should be great as well. I hope to see everyone... Mar-11-15 06:53:38
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Author: speckledtrout
Invitation to sail -- Beaufort NC
Forum: Invitation to Sail

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Sounds fun. Launch from Radio Island? Mar-07-15 23:24:53
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