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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Hi all thx for the suggestions and advice. I was cleating the halyard to the cleat. But on the cleat of the boat not the mast. This because the cleat on the mast is loose. I will be fixing this or if not possible buy a new mast to use a slip knot and cleat it on the mast. This way I can keep it...
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Thnak you for the tips, what would be the best place to buy the non stretch halyard in us. I will have to ship it. Also what would be the best spec for this hallyard?
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    Any Caribbean resorts with free access to Sunfish

    Almost forgot they don't have sunfish but it gets close to it. All inclusive hotel. http://www.breezes.com/activities.htm#activities
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Well after sailing with my Sunfish many I have an issue that annoys me a lot. Somebody explained me with words how to fix this issue but of course I can't remember all of it precisely hopefully you guys can help me out with pictures or animations. After raising the sail by pulling down on the...
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    Any Caribbean resorts with free access to Sunfish

    On Curacao there is no such thing I believe. However there is a place where you can rent Sunfish and just stay at any hotel. Prices are Sunfish, Splash per hour $20.00 per 3 hours $50.00 every additional hour $16.00 for more information http://www.prosailcuracao.com/
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    My2Fish is correct, the app is named Endomundo endomondo and indeed it has a specific "Sailing" specific activity. It is possible to pick many activities. I believe it adjusts the way it records and shows the distance/speed etc with knots. I used it on my blackberry (ugh i know blackberry suck...
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Hi all, Thanks again for your help getting my boat sail ready. Been sailing a couple times, also at westpoint but yesterday I went sailing with somebody along @ Spaanse Water and I took the risk of taking my phone with GPS with me. This is the result. It was a lot fun with lots of wind. Even...
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Thank you all again. Will follow the recommendations.
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Thank you Wavedancer will do this to. I also thought it would be better. I continue to ask questions. As you know I have the following main sheet swivel block I was wondering if using a spring on it is recommended? Also anybody has recommendations of a perfect sized watertight bag that would...
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Signal Charli I noticed you gave me the tip to put the halyard about 60 inches down from top of the upper spar (5-6 sail rings down, but I noticed the amount of sail rings I have on my sail are 17 instead 14 as I can count on the pictures of your Sunfish. I assume this is because I have a...
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Thank you for the compliments and also thank you all for the help getting me back Sunfishin. Being sail champion I don't know yet, but I sure as hell will enjoy sailing. Will be going to other places with the trailer to discover sailing curacao. I already have some other spots in mind.
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Indeed the pictures:
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Thank you Tag. A very clear description and instructions how to use the mast cleat. Sounds nothing else then the usual rigging. I've been sailing now for 2 days. Getting use the knots and rigging the boat took a while, but I managed eventually. First day of sailing went pretty good. I did not...
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Thank you Wavedancer. I bought eventually the snaphook. Everything except for the mast cleat is completely fixed. Tomorrow I am going to sail for the first time in years again. Thank you all for the support suggestions and tips. Would have taken a lot longer without your help. I'll try to make...
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    Thank you for help and getting boat sail ready questions

    Thank you for the answers Sailcraftri. What are the dimensions of the "S" hook? Perhaps I can get it at a hardware store? Indeed rope would be a good alternative.
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