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Author: coldnosedave
regatta WCSC
Forum: Racing Forum

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https://youtu.be/1sGWFdoRIj0 Yesterday 13:11:21
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Author: forcejb
now F5-less
Forum: Racing Forum

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John I know you'll be enjoying your Sunfish and have the wind in your sail - be well Oct-13-18 10:07:21
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Author: markeschw
1974 Force 5 for sale by Mark Esch-Williams
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Hello Chris, I did give him the website. His home club will probably be Bloomington Yacht Club. Cheers, Mark Oct-08-18 15:16:50
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Author: f57887

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[url=http://force5.us/main/components/com_agora/img/members/662/27092018-1241_rudder.jpg][img]http://force5.us/main/components/com_agora/img/members/662/mini_27092018-1241_rudder.jpg[/img][/url]I have a newly built, one piece mahogany rudder for... Sep-27-18 14:41:31
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Author: Karl Teske

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Karl, Unfortunately there seems to be little interest in having a newsletter. We currently don't have anyone willing to take on that role either. Sep-26-18 11:23:15
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Author: dkinzer
Lake Lemon Regatta
Forum: Racing Forum

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Talk abut a great event. We had 17 Force 5s on the starting line this weekend. Two days of perfect wind and the usual shifts to keep it interesting. Some of the closest racing of the year. Also, as usual the best party of the year! Sep-24-18 13:05:56
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Author: RobK

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As it turns out - we have a hurricane coming and likely this regatta will not run. But if it does it may be the fastest (shortest) ever! Sep-08-18 17:25:16
Last post by: RobK
 
Author: Chris Z
What a fun new event!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Man that looked cool right up to the point where the drone pilot lost track of those still racing, or flying away from the windward mark right when everyone was getting there. But, it shows such potential! I'm loving the fact that drones... Aug-15-18 17:00:37
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Author: Chris Z
Which to Buy
Forum: Racing Forum

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Been wearing these for several years now on many a wet foredeck. I think they are my favorite boat shoe to date.....and I have tried several kinds. They are not perfect but, they dry quick, grip pretty well and are durable. Oh... and less... Aug-07-18 16:05:58
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Author: dkinzer
Lake Lemon Regatta
Forum: Racing Forum

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Soon to come, Chris. Regatta chair is working on it as we speak. :) Jul-27-18 05:58:46
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Author: Chris S
causing a leak
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Thanks for the info dkinzer, I will digest it. The trunk will likely be a project for the end of the season. I have heard of the carpet trick but not sure of the implementation. I would appreciate instructions for that as well if and when you have... Jul-19-18 08:57:38
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Author: NickS
rigging and dealing with no uphaul
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Think we need to better understand what was happening when you were out there. It shouldn't be tough to pull the sail in with the mainsheet. Maybe post some pictures of your rigging. Docks are no friend to a small sailboat like a Force 5. I... Jul-16-18 16:13:00
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Author: Chris Z
Register Today!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Just a few days before the 2018 NAs and we are sitting at 39 people registered. Who is going to push us over 40???? Jul-16-18 16:08:09
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Author: coldnosedave
Bloomington Regatta
Forum: Racing Forum

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What Rob is looking at is just long enough to fit the Force 5 and with it being aluminum he will still only be a single axle and be able to tow it with his current vehicle. Jul-09-18 09:20:24
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Author: f57887
Choose one of three boats
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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..."I simply don't need four boats".........."just looking to ....... purchase another boat".......Andrew, I have the same disease! :o =) May-19-18 09:35:01
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Author: Chris Z
Registration is Now Open!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Brian, The Championship is for sailors who have placed in the top 5 in a major regatta. If you haven't you fall into the Challenger. This doesn't keep you from winning a top 5, it just means you will be eligible for the Challenger... May-08-18 04:20:49
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Author: Phil Porte
Registration Now Open
Forum: Racing Forum

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This regatta was a lot of fun last year. Great sailing conditions. Sometimes pretty wild, but that's where the fun is found! :D Apr-17-18 06:20:59
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: mgeiger
Selling my 1974 Force 5 and Trailer
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Boat has been SOLD and is now in Bloomington Indiana. Thanks everybody. Apr-09-18 08:30:23
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Author: Charlie S
Topside waxing
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Wax. It makes it easier to slide in after the capsize. Trust me on this..... Mar-30-18 18:41:36
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Author: coldnosedave
2019 Midwinters
Forum: Racing Forum

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Just booked my place for 2019 Key Largo. We stayed at the Mariner's club this year as did 3 other groups from the Force 5 class. Nice place, reasonable rates for Key Largo in February. (I just compared and the Holiday Inn is $383 a night,... Mar-05-18 11:59:21
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