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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
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Author: Charlie S
Glassing my board

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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

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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: Twille
A reminder for those who need it!

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Tom, Governor's Cup on Kerr Lake - if the dates stay the same, June 17th and 18th this year? I will keep that in mind for sure. I was looking over the past few years and the fleets were small? unless they didn't list but the top three.... Jan-12-17 06:20:11
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Author: stevedallas
Are we going to continue the good work Doug did in Chi-town last year?

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Good idea......and if you get in under the banner of "US Sailing", we might not have any charges. :) Aug-15-16 16:11:34
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Author: forcejb
help us set a spec on minimum rudder angle

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I made a mistake in quoting John's numbers. I was too lazy to reread all the post to double check my facts. With the numbers corrected it should read; Using John's figure that 90* to the bottom of the hull is[b[color=#cc3300]]... Jun-12-16 19:07:20
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Author: Chris Z
Improving the design!

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Yes, I do owe all the credit to Gary and seeing his setup at the Midwinters. Thanks again Gary! May-27-16 06:47:38
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Author: forcejb
need yours?

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With our recent cross-country move, I'm sure that I've missed getting stickers out to some. So ......... - if you're a Fleet Captain let me know how many to send you for your fleet, or - if you're not a member of a local... May-24-16 08:59:09
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Author: Brian S

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DNS means "Darn Near Started" DNF is of course "Darn Near Finished" and DSQ would be "Did Something sQuirrely" All this Domain Name Server stuff is just a fad. Sort of like those CB radios. I'm sure it... Apr-27-16 07:42:18
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Author: forcejb
do you have yours?

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Our move to Maryland is pretty much complete & I can begin paying some attention to FFCA matters again. If you have paid your 2016 dues but haven't yet received your sticker, pls drop an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . I had a list but... Apr-05-16 15:50:25
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Author: f57887

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Okay. Thanks. Aug-03-15 17:37:57
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Author: forcejb
agenda items?

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Regarding "My thoughts are that the "can of worms" has already been opened regarding sailmakers and equal performing sails when they added Cullen as a sailmaker. When that happened it no longer be came a true one design class".... Jun-29-15 08:58:22
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Author: Twille
Regatta at Kerr Lake

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Why doesn't this surprise me? I haven't raced in under 20 yet!! I'm still seeing 6 to 12 Sat. and 8 to14 Sunday on Accuweather.com for Henderson, NC -- please may I be more right, please Apr-23-15 14:48:52
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Author: forcejb
please let us know you exist

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If you did not receive your own email copy of the last newsletter (the Broad Reach - it was a collection of observations & stories from the 2015 Midwinters in Key Largo), it means the class has no idea that you exist. If you send your... Mar-28-15 17:54:12
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Author: Monkeybutt
The definitive answer as to how Force 5 sail numbers are assigned.

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Nice picture Dennis! Feb-09-15 16:38:04
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Author: Monkeybutt
Please complete this poll if you do not race your Force 5

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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
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Author: fishybiz
Had to cancel my motel

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Thanks for your well wishes, Rob. Was hoping to use my plain old white full sail. Ha ha. Hope everyone has a good regatta. Jan-24-15 08:07:33
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Author: Chris Z
Spammed

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Well, Rob. I haven't friended Phil on Facebook or anything, but otherwise, I'd say we're friends. :lol: (Of course, I'm friends with everybody on here, so there ya go) Back on topic......I'm having occasional... Jan-18-15 08:54:00
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Author: fishybiz
For people attending the MWs

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Happened to see this ad for a gigantic nautical flea market. The address is www.keysrotary.myevent.com/3/events.htm Jan-09-15 10:24:34
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