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Author: forcejb
a grain of salt
Forum: Racing Forum

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http://www.regattanetwork.com/event/9397#_newsroom Today 08:51:54
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Author: RobK
There are many State Park campgrounds on Kerr Lake!!
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Sorry to hear about your loss. There is camping at Henderson Piont, We can also dolly launch and shallow water anchor off either piont at Henderson piont the boats are securely locked in the ramp area at night when the gate is locked, Yesterday 21:32:35
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Author: speckledtrout
Invitation to sail -- Beaufort NC
Forum: Invitation to Sail

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Folks, I'm a F5 member based in Raleigh. Want to extend an invitation to join the monthly Fishtowne Regattas held monthly in Beaufort, NC. You can find more info on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/fishtowne.regatta. These... Yesterday 20:11:58
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Author: geekdoc

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Hi Henry - I saw this post on the F5 forum today and coincidentally found your name from folks @ the Carolina Sailing Club (copied you on a note earlier today). I'm based in Raleigh, bought an F5 last year and would value meeting up with... Yesterday 19:51:50
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Author: RobK
Facebook
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Dave I just saw many of the videos on the FB page - good stuff. I used this post to point at the other FB (Mid Winters)page to help separate them and had not seen the new post to the main page... Thanks Feb-24-15 11:37:00
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Author: orion85
Want to minimize the amount of swimming
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Combo of wind speed (18G25+) & low temps (50s on Th, 60 on Fr) was pretty daunting. Fri PM short rig generated all the power you could use; only on Sat in the lighter stuff was the short rig underpowered off the wind. Even for folks with lots... Feb-23-15 19:45:15
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Author: Chris Z
Wind, Wind and More Wind
Forum: Racing Forum

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More than enough, but I'm looking forward to practicing in that stuff when the temps are about 85, the water is warm and a float panel can be jury-rigged to the top of the mast! :lol: Feb-23-15 07:41:23
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Author: Chris Z
Helpful files
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Great idea Chris. You might include the Dagger Board drawing that I made... Also, I'm working on a full size trailer bunk drawing (not just one half). I'll pass it on to you when I know it is done. Feb-23-15 06:15:58
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Author: Monkeybutt
New sails available for/at Mid-Winters
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Well, Bob C. and I didn't get to talk so I'll call him soon. :) Feb-22-15 08:53:30
Last post by: markeschw
 
Author: Chris Z
Distance race to Nest Key
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Sounds like big fun. :) Feb-18-15 15:30:50
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Twille
Multi start regatta.
Forum: Racing Forum

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Tom and family really have a great venue at Tortuga. Lots of space outside for camping and indoor spots too. Tortuga Acres/Kerr Lake has been one of the favorite stops on the Buccaneer circuit. Step up folks, you want to be at the very first... Feb-18-15 10:44:59
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Author: orion85
What you got
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Well before this thread it seemed like two days since anyone posted. Feb-15-15 09:47:39
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Author: forcejb
Sailflow
Forum: Racing Forum

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I agree Doug. 2016 - and I'll bring my short sail just in case. :cool: Feb-14-15 21:54:55
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Author: RobK
Making something from nothing...
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Hello Rob K., Brian H. and all. I wish I were there. Next year! Seriously. Enjoy yourselves and have a great time. Mark P.S. WCSC is a great club - they pretty much hosted me when I was there. Great time. I'll be there for the... Feb-14-15 21:49:22
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Author: Chris Z
Midwinter Championship - Better than shoveling snow in February!
Forum: Racing Forum

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[u][b]Last Warning!!!!![/b][/u] [url=http://force5.us/main/components/com_agora/img/members/2/00-snow.jpg][img]http://force5.us/main/components/com_agora/img/members/2/mini_00-snow.jpg[/img][/url] Feb-09-15 17:03:02
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Author: Monkeybutt
The definitive answer as to how Force 5 sail numbers are assigned.
Forum: Association Business

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Nice picture Dennis! Feb-09-15 16:38:04
Last post by: Chris Z
 
Author: RobK
Distance and doubles races
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Who will sit aboard or, take Bryan out for the Doubles races? Should be a good time mixing engineering and sailing into a winning combination?? Or taking and mentoring Bryan on the Force5? Feb-09-15 13:41:20
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Author: Monkeybutt
Please complete this poll if you do not race your Force 5
Forum: Association Business

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I think the point of the poll is that almost all issues that hinder you in sailing your Force 5 have a solution. And, I can think of dozens of people that are willing to help. In fact, have never met a Force 5 sailor that isn't willing to... Feb-08-15 19:48:52
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Author: Twille

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To the guys from Conn. Are you bringing the stacking trailing and can you take the mast in question back with you? Feb-05-15 22:16:58
Last post by: Twille
 
Author: coldnosedave
before the Force 5
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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this is what we had to do for fun before the Force 5. Then the safe relaxing alternative came along after 1971. http://youtu.be/4qklwSsBlbk Feb-04-15 21:53:19
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