Recent content by jecoolidge2

  1. J

    2017 Class Rule changes:

    New hiking strap support line rigging Thanks LaLi! Finally, a new use for all those sailmaker thimbles rolling around in my extras box, from all those stupid rope tricks we used to do!
  2. J

    2017 Class Rule changes:

    Lesson learned: even the best sailors do very stupid things which no one should blindly copy. I don't know about you LaLi, but velcro-ing a compass to the Laser, is something I would not stand behind. ;)
  3. J

    2017 Class Rule changes:

    I have to disagree here, the Tac-Tick has two faces, so one should be visible from either gybe. My concern would be the Cunningham and outhaul fouling with it. However, a properly designed mast bracket would alleviate that. A mast mount would benefit light air sailing. Getting the compass off...
  4. J

    2017 Class Rule changes:

    Does anyone have any ideas about rigging the hikingstrap now that the rule has changed? Can we mount the tac-tick on the mast? Or are we going to have to re-write the new rule to allow that?
  5. J

    Mark II Standard Sail

    http://www.laserinternational.org/sites/default/files/Sail_Numbers_2015_MKII.pdf
  6. J

    Mark II Standard Sail

    I would like to hear what people are thinking about the new Mark II sail in the 3-8mph range. I spent about two hours with 6 other boats in flat water. I was the only boat with the new sail. My observations during this time, include the thought that this new sail is a completely different...
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