To me, the mere thought of being on the water (still) gives me a kick. When that disappears, I will try to sell my boats.
I recommend the current (and usually readily available) plastic one, but you do have to be somewhat careful with those. Dragging the boat up a...
Racers do use compasses from time to time, especially when there are no 'easy' landmarks.
Doesn't make sense. Getting rid of the bailer is against the Class rules.
For weekend/leisure sailors a stopper in the hole will work, but the...
If you decide on a Laser (as recommended), get the Radial version to start the learning curve.
I have seen a few dinghy friends use RaceQ, but we can't use this app in formal Laser or Sunfish races.
Strange may be too nice a word to describe the 'split'.
Does this mean that Intensity sails (boards, rudders etc.) are now legal according to...
Listen to Alan; this is an easy repair!
What kind of boat?
Not clear if 'your' ramp has docks.
The one on the lake where I frequently sail has docks on both sides of the ramp with a few cleats. That makes...
Yes, you can and then you paddle in or you let the wind take you in.
Yes, the three-loop bridle was standard for a long time. The racing crowd wanted a bridle that would allow the boom to get closer to the ends of...
Will cancel my Centralia vacation plans.
I don't agree with that last sentence. An unanticipated jibe can take your head off!
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