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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
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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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Hey all. You may have noticed on the home page that the Midwest Regional is now open for registration. This is being hosted by Sarnia Yacht Club which is in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada just across the border from Port Huron, Michigan. I guess this... Mar-30-17 12:08:37
Last post by: Phil Porte
 
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
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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
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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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Author: dkinzer
Lake Lemon Regatta
Forum: Racing Forum

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I would guess June 24-25. It'd be the week after the regatta at Berlin (Chris Z's club), I assume. :) Feb-09-17 07:29:30
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: coldnosedave
2017 Midwinters Key Largo
Forum: Racing Forum

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Only 16 more days!!! If you haven't registered, please do so ASAP to help Tom and UKSC get their planning done. Feb-01-17 14:10:37
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: Chris Z
Last minute cancelation
Forum: Racing Forum

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Our spot has been filled! Feb-01-17 14:09:13
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: forcejb
via I95
Forum: Racing Forum

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I thought that is what the empty beer bottles were for? :/ Jan-30-17 12:04:09
Last post by: Phil Porte
 
Author: forcejb
not about sailing
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Came across a great tip that I had reason to use. If you have paint from another vehicle (or parking post - don't ask) on your bumper, here's a great way to safely remove it. Spray it with WD40, let stand a minute or so, and rub it with... Jan-28-17 08:44:51
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Author: coldnosedave
Rudder and boat repair
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Rube Goldberg, indeed. :) That boat appears to have quite a history. A labor of love. :D Jan-25-17 07:55:56
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: forcejb
for racers
Forum: Racing Forum

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APS is having a closeout on Musto Drysuits - 25% off while supplies last Is anyone who is attending the MWers highly knowledgeable on the 2017 rules changes AND willing too give a brief overview at the skippers' meeting? Jan-24-17 11:11:23
Last post by: forcejb
 
Author: coldnosedave
Old Sails
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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The 'listed' sail area for most one-design classes is not accurate. When they were designed the method of determining sail area was different depending on when they were designed. It was usually determined by examining the design... Jan-20-17 23:38:18
Last post by: Oregon

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