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Author: orion85
Information about sail numbers
Forum: Racing Forum

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Low cost standard 10" sail numbers are best obtained from Great Lakes Marine: WWW.GLMO.COM Somewhat more expensive creative font designed numbers are available from Cullen Sailworks: WWW.CULLENSAILWORKS.COM Today 10:22:23
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Author: dkinzer
Possible new regatta option
Forum: Racing Forum

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Doug, thanks for following up on this. I've got it on my calendar. :D Today 05:31:48
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Author: Monkeybutt
How to order Class approved sails.
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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See WWW.CULLENSAILWORKS.COM to order Class Approved Full-Rig or Short-Rig racing sails in white or various colors. Today 01:26:28
Last post by: Monkeybutt
 
Author: RobK
how expensive is the Turnpike
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Sunpass will save you $5 each way. Well worth it. While the Sunpass (FL) will run you $4.99 or $19.99, you can get a Peachpass (Ga) for free and it will work on Sunpass lanes. https://www.mypeachpass.com/olcsc/home/ShowAccountType.do... Yesterday 13:03:19
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Author: coldnosedave
UK Sails?
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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BY the way.....I have yet to make my desired wage on a Force 5 rehab job. "It don't come easy" --- Ringo Starr :lol: Jan-28-15 12:10:51
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Chris Z
Midwinter Championship - Better than shoveling snow in February!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Among the amenities are really nice outdoor showers. They are behind the bldg on the right in Chris' linked photo. One year I stayed at the hotel up the street, well slept there. I parked at the club, walked to the hotel and only was there... Jan-28-15 11:19:26
Last post by: coldnosedave
 
Author: Chris Z
Book Early as the site fill up quickly!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Hello Rob, I'm from Bloomington, IN - my club is the Bloomington Yacht Club. I'm from the same Force 5 fleet that also includes: Doug Kinzer, Marty Schilke, Andrew Jerman, Dale Wray (know in this group as DaleBravo), Bill Manwaring,... Jan-27-15 10:26:11
Last post by: markeschw
 
Author: orion85
What to take?
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Well, there's that..... Jan-26-15 17:38:44
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Oregon
What are these worth?
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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I'd be interested in a mast and boom. :) Jan-26-15 16:18:08
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Chris Z
Step by Step
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Mark, Keep in mind that a profile picture can't more than 100 x 100 pixels. Jan-25-15 09:20:40
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: fishybiz
Had to cancel my motel
Forum: Association Business

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Thanks for your well wishes, Rob. Was hoping to use my plain old white full sail. Ha ha. Hope everyone has a good regatta. Jan-24-15 08:07:33
Last post by: fishybiz
 
Author: forcejb
these kinetics are not allowed in most classes
Forum: Racing Forum

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The Jan 2014 quiz answers are illuminating. You are NOT permitted to trim the boat to induce rolling when sailing downwind. The long & short of it is that if you are bound and determined to sail beyond the limits of Rule 42, there are classes... Jan-23-15 13:37:16
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Author: forcejb
pics? exp?
Forum: Racing Forum

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The rules also read "Port and starboard hiking straps are permitted in lieu of the standard single center-mounted strap." I don't think the intent is to keep someone from moving the existing outboard and installing another on the... Jan-23-15 11:47:45
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Author: forcejb
about alcohol
Forum: Racing Forum

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full bar and you can run a tab for the duration of the regatta Jan-23-15 01:35:12
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: orion85
Want to minimize the amount of swimming
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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The "butt dip" you refer to is "tea-bagging" among the trapeze classes. I been there. :lol: I think dual straps are a dubious idea unless you're a.) really short, or b.) sail in big wind more often than not.... Jan-22-15 07:39:02
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Chris Z
Spammed
Forum: Association Business

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Well, Rob. I haven't friended Phil on Facebook or anything, but otherwise, I'd say we're friends. :lol: (Of course, I'm friends with everybody on here, so there ya go) Back on topic......I'm having occasional... Jan-18-15 08:54:00
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Chris Z
Racing Photos
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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If you are looking for nice F5 pics, there are more on the BYC Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/search/groups/?q=force5&m=pool&w=2083379%40N20&z=t Jan-15-15 12:38:03
Last post by: DaleBravo
 
Author: RobK
Mid Winters in Key Largo
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Yes Rob, it's Nancy. So have you done the Hampton race? My email is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Jan-15-15 08:45:17
Last post by: fishybiz
 
Author: g-50cab
Rudder
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Thanks for playing Doug It this point in this thread... we are playing... cause all who have read this whole thread are now All-Knowing - so it is playing from here on in!??? 101 Jan-14-15 13:26:55
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: forcejb
anyone want Cubitainer inserts?
Forum: Racing Forum

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Last chance to put together a bigger order & save on shipping if you or a friend are going to the MWers. The 2.5 cubitainer inserts are cubes about 10" on a side. Cost is $3.64 each + shipping. I'm gonna place the order around the... Jan-13-15 20:31:11
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