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    How to repair torn sailing gloves?

    Most important thing about callouses. Women hate 'em. Gloves or Women? Easy answer for me!
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    How to repair torn sailing gloves?

    I bet. If you contact customer support and told them that you've been a customer for ...some time. This particular pair of gloves seem to be defective. They would send you a new pair to keep your future business. Thus no re-stitching necessary
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    Towing laser

    EVO, Thanks, Tankers typically don't leave large stearn waves, due to their bow design. however I think your right about waves off of boats in general. I need to watch it. Leaving the rudder in did work for me before. A friend also brought up, using a small drogue chute tied off the...
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    Towing laser

    Thanks for all your help! Now its time to get out there and do it. I'll take some pics mid channel and share 'em.
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    Towing laser

    Sailing a laser to Catalina? You crazy, thats just abusive to me and the hull/rig.
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    Towing laser

    Are you saying; If you travel, say 8kts, the laser will bounce? I guess that would be true depending on how long the tow line is? BTW I'll be towing with a larger sailboat. Have you tried towing a small sailboat? I think my biggest concern is, flipping and submarining, that would suck...
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    Towing laser

    Thanks for the Input. "The best place to tie a tow line to is around the base of the mast (at deck level.) The bow eye will pull out rather quickly." I was thinking of this, I guess I'll build a stubbie just for towing. Come to think of it, I can rig a down haul to keep the stubbie in...
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    Towing laser

    Any suggestions Re: towing a laser? I plan of towing my laser aprox 25 miles across open seas to Catalina from Long Beach. Does anyone have experience with this tye of towing? I figure, I'd remove the mast and dagger board and tie the rudder to ctr. I'd also use a shock spring in the tow...
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