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    Sailing Stories

    The second time I almost quit sailing. I found my capri 14.2 in San Jose, where I grew up. I now live near Sacramento, Ca. and like to practice on Rancho Seco Lake. I was determined to have fun sailing, and real anxious to try out the capri, with its jib up front. I thought it would be a...
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    Sailing Stories

    The day I quit sailing for the first time. I decided it was time for me to ride my harley less, and take up something that had always intrigued me, sailing. I had encountered a few close calls riding my bike and getting off the road and into the gravel(missing turns) but luckily I was able to...
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    telltales and mastfloat suggestions really work

    I also bought the hobie cat mast float from my local hobie dealer. He charged me about 90.00 plus shipping. I started to try to fabricate a wood piece to fit in to the top of the mast and between the metal pieces on the bottom of the float, but went another route. If you simply grind off...
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    What kind of sail do I have?

    These photos were taken the morning after I brought it home. I have re-done the traveler. I am not sure about racing, as it would be a long drive to Mountain View to join them. For now I will just practice and tweek for best results. It is pretty interesting all the little thing that...
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    What kind of sail do I have?

    I am the happy owner of a 1990 Capri 14.2 that is in fantastic shape. I have the original paperwork where the buyer opted for colored sails. In looking at the photos, and looking at the photos of boats racing, the cut on these sails is different.( notice the seams and the shapes of the...
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