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Author: River Rat
Wondering the Length of Junior Rig mast sections
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Quote from Weeks' website, "The upper section of the junior mast is longer than the standard mid mast section and the lower section is shorter. These custom sections successfully add proper mast bend back into the design." Does... Yesterday 11:17:40
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Author: High5
Mixed Dinghy Regatta including Force 5s
Forum: Racing Forum

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Force 5 Fleet 115 out of LaSalle Ontario would like to invite you to the 2019 Ontario Sailing Regional Championships hosted by South Port Sailing Club on Lake St. Clair on Saturday August 3rd and Sunday August 4th! This will be the first time... Jul-11-19 11:59:42
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Author: dkinzer
Regatta at Lake Lemon
Forum: Racing Forum

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Hi everyone. We're having a Force 5 regatta this coming weekend at Lake Lemon. I know many of you just came for the North Americans, but we want to build this regatta up so it becomes a "regatta circuit building block".... Jun-16-19 08:38:02
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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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Yes, I saw the ones for the Laser. That was not the question though was it :). May-29-19 10:03:43
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Author: Phil Porte

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A little promoting here.... We have a pretty good start on registration with 4 signed up. Not a bad. Load up the boats and come enjoy a nice weekend of sailing on Lake Huron, comradery and probably buffoonery. Bring the family along as there is... May-27-19 08:04:56
Last post by: Phil Porte
 
Author: fishybiz
1975 Force 5 "Spindrift", Sail No. 2856
Forum: Boats and Parts for Sale

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Nancy - sorry to hear that I may not be "surprised" to bump into you again at the Hospice. You were my closest competitor during my first time sailing at the 2014 Hospice! I hope all is well and that you enjoyed your trip doing some of... May-20-19 17:53:46
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Author: dkinzer
2019 North Americans registrants
Forum: Racing Forum

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Well there was no shortage of beer... This was my first time at Lake Lemmon and like it has been said before - truely a good time - thanks one and all for all your efforts to make it so. A big hand to the Kinzer Clan for the beautiful awards... May-20-19 05:20:06
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Author: dkinzer
2019 North Americans are here!
Forum: Racing Forum

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Hi everyone! The 2019 North Americans are here. It's gonna be a great event. The weather reports are really good at this point, the grounds are very close to ready (need to mulch down the grass clumps), Kim has the food underway, Marty... May-13-19 06:53:54
Last post by: dkinzer
 
Author: Doug G
raising the boom height for less nimble
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Hello. This is my first post. I'm not a Force 5 racer, but rather an 8-10 time a summer enthusiast. I say this because I'm not worried about making some changes and disqualifying myself from any racing possibility. My goal is to make... May-08-19 11:50:13
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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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Probably a safe bet. Lots of people use Awlgrip for spars, but again, the extreme mast bend thing. Good ol' rattle-can Rustoleum is a low-cost risk factor. :) Apr-22-19 06:58:08
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Author: Phil Porte
Forum: Racing Forum

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I have a mast and boom that I want to refinish. Currently it has PPG brand epoxy automotive paint on it that has gotten scuffed up a bit. It has held up well and just repainting is certainly an option. I was thinking about powder coating it... Apr-20-19 07:41:26
Last post by: Phil Porte
 
Author: f57887

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thanks for making these. I'll see what you have left in May and pick up something pretty at the NAs. Cheers. Apr-06-19 19:52:51
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Author: Chris Z
Register Today
Forum: Racing Forum

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CND - Brian - thanks for the smiles this morning! Actually you are right this could be a great way to increase the numbers - everyone come and "see" who at the NA's and in this way Everyone will "see"... [u]everyone![/u]... Apr-03-19 08:27:27
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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
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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
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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
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Author: Twille
Boat set ups, rudder set ups etc
Forum: General Sailing Forum

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Last post by: Chris Z
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