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    Hobie tack - rudder direction

    Everything LAuman and laserxd said are true. We find on our Hobie that Jibing in high wind is really dangerous. Tacking is almost always the preferred way especially when training for a race. Here's a page on our website that might help you out...
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    Wanted- Used Sails

    Are you doing anything fun with your used sails? Turning them into fun projects or are they going back on your boat?
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    iPhone/iPad App's

    We had someone from Italy contact us about a new social sailing app they have developed. I haven't had a chance to try it out yet, but he said although they have more extensive usage in the Mediterranian, their GPS and Navigation go all over the world. Has anyone ever heard of it or tried it...
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    Here Comes the Cup!

    I really like the look of this boat. I'm an architect in my day job and design is everything. I think a large part of it, is how the boat looks, it's interesting that they are using a cat this year. I can't wait to see the race, only wish I could be there in person. It's exciting that it will...
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    I am a new "newbie" looking for advice!

    I know you are looking into Sunfish and Lasers. I just bought a Hobie Holder about 6 months ago. It's been a pretty great little boat. Easy to trailer, easy to set up and easy to sail. If you're looking for a boat that is fairly low maintenance, this is a good one. Only thing is that there...
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    Laser Pumping

    Does anyone know of specific workouts that sailors can do in the off season to prepare for the sailing season? Or even training/specific exercise and stretches to increase your own performance during the sailing season?
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    GoPro vs. Contour

    I really want to try out a GoPro because I have heard nothing but good things about them. In the meantime, I have a little Kodak Playsport that I've used the past year and a half. I have to say I am really happy with it. The quality of the film is excellent, it really is waterproof since we...
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    My 13 year old...Keepin' it flat.

    The picture doesn't show up for me, but I am really curious to what it is after all of these comments!