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The comments and suggestions offered in this Forum represent the opinions of individual sailors. They carry neither the express nor implied approval of the Force Five Class Association, its officers, or directors.


 

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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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Author: dkinzer
Sarnia Midwest Regionals
Forum: Racing Forum

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Thanks to Dennis Landis for making the trip up as well. Always good to see you. Jul-10-17 12:03:36
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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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Looking forward to it. Doing physical therapy on my back to prepare for it! :D :rolleyes: Jun-23-17 14:37:50
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: dkinzer
Force 5 Regatta on Lake Lemon
Forum: Racing Forum

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Sorry fellas. Got a prior racing engagement for this weekend. I do have my eye on the Lake Lemon Regatta in the fall though. Jun-23-17 10:16:37
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Author: Chris Z
Register Today!!
Forum: Racing Forum

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We are up to 12 boats now. Please register today. Also, don't forget that we have a great deal on lodging at the local college dorms. You can't attend a regatta any cheaper!!!! Jun-08-17 08:24:38
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Author: RobK
Forum: Racing Forum

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It's still a little fuzzy for me, but I really do think that was it. Jun-01-17 19:48:05
Last post by: Twille
 
Author: mallen

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Do you mean the "wand" in the front reaching down to the water's surface? This is a feedback device that automatically sets the foil's lift (think airplane aileron) to maintain a (more-or-less) consistent foiling height.... May-31-17 09:47:06
Last post by: Brian S
 
Author: Twille
NC gov Cup
Forum: Racing Forum

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I am headed to Berlin this year. Will come to the Carolina event next year. Cheers! May-16-17 11:32:41
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Author: dkinzer
Speed & Smarts
Forum: Racing Forum

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Just got my latest issue of Speed & Smarts. The Force 5 is the feature in the front-page picture. Judging from the bow of the boat in the foreground, it provides an illustration of "consequences". :) May-09-17 13:05:12
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Author: dkinzer
New Kid on the Block
Forum: Racing Forum

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anyone in OK? https://tulsa.craigslist.org/boa/6114521000.html May-03-17 13:03:01
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Author: Brian S

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Mr. Webmaster has a good routine he might share. This almost 60 something has been push mowing the lawn and washing cars... that is a step up from desk jockey and lazy boy. Still a long way to go. To be honest, my gut gives me breathing issues -... May-02-17 05:39:08
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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
Last post by: Brian S
 
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
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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
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