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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: dkinzer
Midwinters
Forum: Racing Forum

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Yeah. I was pretty sure you had a hand in the winning bar bill. Feb-28-18 16:35:29
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Author: Phil Porte
Who is going
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Brian, I'm also reminded of the immortal words of Socrates who said: "I drank what?" :P [Credit goes to the movie "Real Genius"] Feb-27-18 07:34:36
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Author: Chris Z
Please provide your event(s) ASAP
Forum: Racing Forum

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WCSC calendar is out. http://www.wcsc-sailing.org/docs.ashx?id=361133 Hospice is October 12-14. As always, folks are welcome to come down early. I have the rooms at the Hampton Inne, The Lodge and the Travel Lodge all available. Travel Lodge... Jan-23-18 14:08:28
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Author: Charlie S
Intro
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Welcome Charlie! "Hard-a-Lee" sounds great. I can't add any info that I'm sure the NJ club hasn't already provided. So again, welcome and good winds!!! Brian Dec-18-17 11:16:43
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Author: Charlie S
Glassing my board
Forum: Association Business

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Welcome to the class, Charlie. Hopefully, I'll be able to come to NAs at your place next summer. Your board work sounds about right. When I do the epoxy trailing edge, I always mix milled fiber and microspheres (the glass ones) lightly... Dec-16-17 08:11:47
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Author: Twille
Pay your dues early and often
Forum: Association Business

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You get to spend 20 bucks on the best deal in sailing. Go to the join class link on the home page and follow the links. Please fill in all the blanks esp sail number. Pay by pay pal or send the... Nov-22-17 19:27:02
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Author: Chris Z
Early Registration ends October 6th!!!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Of course it did! ;-) Mark Oct-18-17 06:01:40
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Author: coldnosedave

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I would love a set! Please send me a PM or email me This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Oct-01-17 08:36:54
Last post by: englandiv4
 
Author: dkinzer
"Lake Lemon regatta" is ON!!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Yes that was a good one. I wish that I could have been outside looking in. Down bubble......Blub, Blub, Blub. Sep-20-17 18:12:35
Last post by: Phil Porte
 
Author: RobK
Life goes on
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Look fwd to seeing you in October. Come down for the week! Hopefully someone will take her to her new home.... Sep-17-17 21:08:25
Last post by: coldnosedave
 
Author: forcejb
all the bells & whistles
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Due to very infrequent use and rising storage costs, I am looking to sell my dry 1978 Force 5 featuring: Reinforced mast step Blocks (not fairleads) for controls Harken 447 Laser-style vang ½” gooseneck pin aluminum mast collar aluminum... Sep-13-17 16:48:56
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Author: Chris Z
Last BYC Event of the year!
Forum: Racing Forum

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If enough people are interested in staying over Saturday night and camping at the club we will put on some type of racing on Sunday. Sep-01-17 14:28:19
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Author: dkinzer
Lake Lemon Regatta update
Forum: Racing Forum

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HI all There may still be a Lake Lemon regatta this year. The water situation won't be a big problem for the "off the beach" boats. The BYC board of governors will make a final decision this coming Labor Day weekend. There... Aug-27-17 17:36:20
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Author: f57887
Forum: Racing Forum

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Sorry to hear it. Will be up in 2018 instead. Cheers! Aug-16-17 10:03:54
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Author: jackinwp

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Due to the loss of lake access, I am selling my '78 F5, which I've owned and sailed since early 2009. Included are 2 sails: Cullen (has seen some use) and almost new NS. I upgraded to Harken cam cleats several years ago. The brightwork... Aug-14-17 15:06:49
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Author: dkinzer
North Americans
Forum: Racing Forum

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Great regatta. Great times. Wonderful town. Thx to everyone who work on it. Turned out great! Look fwd to seeing everyone soon! Aug-08-17 12:49:05
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