not only does the sail stretch, outhaul line will also stretch and boom will bend (I don't have boom upgrade yet). You will have to play outhaul (vang and cunny also) through the puffs and lulls to keep draft position consistent.
Laser fleet 513 invites you to have all the fun and races you can handle in
one day at the Laserlips Regatta!
Save the date: Saturday June 29, 2013
Leatherlips Yacht Club
Open to all ages, juniors to adults, Full, Radial and 4.7 rigs welcome.
Subject: CLSA Laser Regatta
> Have you seen this weekend's forecast??? It's currently sitting at 70
degrees with 8-10kts of wind and gust to 14. What could be more perfect for
a spring time Laser Regatta?
> We've currently got 16 confirmed and 3-5 on the fence. Looks like it's
going to be a...
yes - racing older boat with wood(ie) makes sense.
I race with an old 72'ish boat (#8056) and 78' vintage sail and still manage to have fun.
All laser hulls are are fast - sailors determine race position.
serveral "older" club boats had same issue, sailmaster just anchored tube and reinforced deck for simple cheap fix which didn't fail again and didn't need mast step kit.
Since you are in Ohio, one person I would recommend Joe McHenry in Dublin. He can be found here...