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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
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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
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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
Last post by: coldnosedave
 
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
Last post by: markeschw
 
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
Last post by: Chris Z
 
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
Last post by: Chris Z
 
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
Last post by: RobK
 
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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