Never had one sealed. Have always drilled a hole in bottom mast cap and let it drain.
I would put a bailer in.
If you are sailing a sunfish you do not want to point high but keep the bow down a degree or two off for speed and let the board generate the...
Sosopix - Havinge repaired several Sunfish. You are doing it the right way, remove bad material, clean and start laying up the new material. You...
Sunfish | Starboard Passage will give you the locations.
If you are racing it depends on the course. If you are racing a triangle, you will have an upwind, reach and a run. If you sailing a windward,...
Those old tillers with those brass straps would flex so much in a breeze.
Do you have pictures? Fiberglass is pretty ease to repair.
Have seen a guy for years that made one. Boat stays on the dolly, slides on a track. Single handed loading and unloading.
Have you opened the drain plug near the splash rail? Then air test to find the leak
Since the American Sail people want you to fix it. I would do an air test and the bubbles should get you to the section that needs to be addressed...
LVW are you day sailing or racing? When racing and with the sail low and gooseneck at 16 winds 15 to 25 have never had the clew hit the water...
The boat looks familiar on the forum.
I would tape the top of the centerboard trunk when you airtest. Flip the boat over, then draw a soap bubble across the slot.
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