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Author: dkinzer
2019 North Americans registrants
Forum: Racing Forum

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That is a good point. I have 2 boats available. They are not the $500 variety so you won't have any excuses. We have some pretty beat up boats too if you are looking for a little extra challenge ;) Have beer... have food... have... Yesterday 10:02:49
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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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Probably a safe bet. Lots of people use Awlgrip for spars, but again, the extreme mast bend thing. Good ol' rattle-can Rustoleum is a low-cost risk factor. :) Apr-22-19 06:58:08
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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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I have a mast and boom that I want to refinish. Currently it has PPG brand epoxy automotive paint on it that has gotten scuffed up a bit. It has held up well and just repainting is certainly an option. I was thinking about powder coating it... Apr-20-19 07:41:26
Last post by: Phil Porte
 
Author: f57887

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thanks for making these. I'll see what you have left in May and pick up something pretty at the NAs. Cheers. Apr-06-19 19:52:51
Last post by: coldnosedave
 
Author: Chris Z
Register Today
Forum: Racing Forum

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CND - Brian - thanks for the smiles this morning! Actually you are right this could be a great way to increase the numbers - everyone come and "see" who at the NA's and in this way Everyone will "see"... [u]everyone![/u]... Apr-03-19 08:27:27
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Author: RobK
Info for thought
Forum: Racing Forum

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With Nearly ALL the meals covered, the price is looking really good! Thanks Marty et al for your work putting this together. #211 has vacation time all approved... now for more of this weird warm weather... that won't be weird in May! Mar-15-19 15:04:12
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: Phil Porte

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I'm planning on it this year. Looking forward to good wind and big seas. Yee-haaah! :) Mar-11-19 07:19:10
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Chris Z
Register Eary to Help UKSC with the planning
Forum: Racing Forum

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At 36 now! Going to be a great event. Look for updates on the Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram. Scores will be posted on the Regatta Network site. There may even be some live feeds going on during the event. Feb-16-19 05:54:07
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: Twille
Multi start regatta with a nice place to sail
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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No worries, I'm sure Tom has already called the Governor but if not... one word PRIORITIES!!! Tom, when does the race start (Hehehe) Feb-13-19 05:27:24
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: Gary S
Forum: Racing Forum

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I've been authorized to add : "discounted pricing" . Feb-08-19 14:04:21
Last post by: Gary S
 
Author: tnickels
Looking to purchase a Force 5
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Brian, I’m admittedly unsure as I’m still new to the class and this website. Not a problem. I don’t mind putting my junk email out there. Email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . I’ll look for an email from you and be sure to reply. Thanks. Feb-03-19 12:49:37
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Author: RobK
Have one out back?
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Chris, that Sunbird cockpit looks like a bathtub that wishes it could fly. But it is all about a boat that can take on any conditions for hours and several days, that you can be relatively comfortable in, that can be pushed off the beach!... Jan-31-19 08:04:15
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: Twille
Boat set ups, rudder set ups etc
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: Ysrman
Rudder needed
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Hey I also have a boat that is shot t a rudder head. If you have 1 you are willing to part with please let me know. Thanks Jan-14-19 13:03:08
Last post by: High5
 
Author: f57887

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Interesting. I attempted a model on balsa wood. The hull doesn't match the Force 5 though. My son is a pretty good carver so I'm going to need him to do the hull. I completed the cockpit, mahogany thwart, guntle, and drain plug. The... Dec-18-18 17:27:57
Last post by: woody24
 
Author: forcejb
now F5-less
Forum: Racing Forum

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Hi John. One of the two happiest days of your life. I hope that when we next meet, we'll have time for a chat and a drink and talk about the way things should be. Thanks for your vision, your encouragement and sharing some of your wisdom. Tony Dec-14-18 01:17:15
Last post by: stevedallas
 
Author: Chris Z

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As a Force 5 sailor of 4 years, my first regatta was the Hospice in 14'. That was the first time I met Byron. During the evening I went with ChrisZ and sat outside Byron's camper, for a drink. Possibly due to my questions the... Dec-09-18 13:18:57
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: Chris Z
Highlight of the Year!!!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Brian, Think about the risk of having too much fun in a single week. You have to admit this is very scary for sure! Nov-01-18 08:50:47
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: coldnosedave
2019 Midwinters
Forum: Racing Forum

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HI Gary: Planning for Mid Winters. What dates do you have for the two bedroom and rate? Thanks Brian & Sherry Hatfield This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Oct-29-18 16:02:15
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Author: coldnosedave
regatta WCSC
Forum: Racing Forum

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https://youtu.be/1sGWFdoRIj0 Oct-18-18 13:11:21
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