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    Eyeper replied to the thread Battens in MK2 Full Rig.
    - as further info, I never let my sail sit and flog while not sailing, and I also roll it rather than fold, so the battens stay in all...
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    Eyeper posted the thread Battens in MK2 Full Rig in Laser Talk.
    I'm really liking the shape of this new sail. But I recall hearing someplace that you should "tape the battens" to reduce wear on the...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Video: Sailing Tomales Bay.
    Nice, Andy! Nobody can read and sail light air like you. And I see both you and Greg are sporting MK2 sails - aren't those great...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Whiten yellow deck.
    I have to report that yes, Comet and a scrub brush does work, too.
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Whiten yellow deck.
    First I let the solution set wet on the deck for a while, then stiff-bristled brush and a lot of "elbow grease."
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Whiten yellow deck.
    I've used oxalic acid solution to good effect on my old Laser. No brand endorsement here, but most marine stores carry some version of...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Laser Rudder design.
    ( I meant to spell it "braking" effect! )
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    Eyeper replied to the thread Laser Rudder design.
    Sure. I should clarify it's not purely "my" design. I took an old Hobie 16 rudder and reshaped it to fit in the standard Laser...
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    Eyeper posted the thread Laser Rudder design in Laser Talk.
    It had nothing to do with Bruce Kirby's comments, however after disliking the stock rudder for many years, here's the one I designed and...
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    Eyeper replied to the thread C5, C6 and C8.
    Wow. So much fol de rol about the rig. OK, but is there some reason why no one is talking/looking at the sad, stupid old rudder?
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    Well, not really winter in the southernmost part of Portugal: the Algarve. Vilamoura is Europe's hotspot-training centre for National...
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    Nice! To get you even more stoked: here's another one from the same guy. The video was shot last week. Mid-september there was a...
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    You know what one of my favorite parts of that video was? The kids trying to surf the shore break in their Optis. Check it out... at...
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    Long Island Sound figures large in my sailing memories. The first time I ever was on a sail-powered craft was a bitter cold January...
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    - to all Laser sailors! From me here at Tomales Bay, CA. Fair winds, too....
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