Recent content by Alan Glos

  1. Alan Glos

    LaserPerformance Sunfish Parts: Poor Consistency

    Shameless commerce alert: I and others here on the Forum have used, original equipment boom end caps for sale if comparable new parts are inferior. For the record, I have bought things at Sunfish Direct and have not had any problems. Annapolis Performance Sailing ( going out of...
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    Sunfish mast needed

    I have good, freshwater only, used Sunfish masts for $65, you pick up in Cazenovia, NY, a little south of Syracuse. E-mail me at if you are interested. Also have boom sets with hardware and most other items of Sunfish gear. Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY
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    Sunfish Parts and Gear for Sale

    Tim, The sail shown in the photo has sold for $265, but I just acquired a Class legal North Sailmakers Blue and White panel sail, no window. It is new, never used but it suffered two mouse holes in the blue panels that have been repaired with Bainbridge sail repair tape. Asking $195...
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    1975 Sunfish Drain Plug

    Serpant, I do have one brass pressfit (no set pins) deck bailer with brass screw in cap for $10 + shipping (see photo in this string, above.) If you want one, e-mail your address to me: and i will figure the postage and reply with a total. Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY
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    2008 LP Racing Sunfish

    Vestaviascott, Send me an e-mail to: and I will reply with a photo of the Barrington mahogany daggerboard. Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY
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    1950s I think Sailfish.

    Duh! Guess I didn't read the first post very carefully, i.e. "Sailfish" not "Sunfish." Obviously my comments referred to a Sunfish. I have no clue about Sailfish serial numbers and the age of hulls, but 1950s is a good guess. Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY
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    2008 LP Racing Sunfish

    All noted. You got the Sunfish deal of the summer. Comments: All the parts you have ordered are fine. I like the ratchet block/cockpit lip cleat rig and have it on my '85 "beach banger," see attached photo. I dub this the "Tag rig" after Tag here on the Forum. I can sell you a very nice...
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    1950s I think Sailfish.

    Passingthru, Based on the 27404 serial number, your Sunfish was born in 1960. These were pretty good boats, a little heavier than today's birth weight, but well built. In the words of Indiana Jones, "It's not the years but the mileage." Hull weight is important. Weigh the boat on its...
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    2008 LP Racing Sunfish

    What Sunfish parts are you looking for? I am pretty well stocked with used and NOS (new, old stock) Sunfish parts and gear, and I travel to Birmingham each January to visit relatives and could deliver oversized items (spars, trim) at no extra charge. You can contact me directly at...
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    A sail is not a sail...

    tag is spot on. One other caveat. The LP sails will have a "Sunfish" logo on the sail. The intensity sails no longer have the logos (they used to.) I don't know if this is important to you. Also I think the Intensity sail goes for less than $199. Get a window whatever you do. Avoid the...
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    Looking for Bicentennial Sunfish

    Hoe about this one? Sailboat, Alcort Sunfish, 1976 Oneonta NY is near Cooperstown. It looks to be in pretty good shape. I might be able to survey it for you. Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY
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    Splitting the deck on a newer hull

    So it's a 1995 Sunfish Laser International (SLI). They were pretty good boats, but this one has had a hard life. If she were a horse, you would say that she was 'road hard and put up wet.' Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY
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    Splitting the deck on a newer hull

    Just curious, who made this hull? I am guessing it is a Pearson hull and the hull ID number on the transom will start with "PSB..." Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY
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    Minifish Hull to Tub

    Been there, done that, bought the tee shirt....but on a Laser hull. Luckily the "pop" was around the cockpit drain hole and an easy, non-invasive repair. Air under pressure can generate quite a bit of force. I use a little hand held vacuum cleaner on blower mode and then just a few puffs at a...
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    45 Years in the family

    Nice looking boat. You even have a DePersia screw-in cockpit bailer cap, the holy grail of rare parts. Alan Glos Cazenovia, NY