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    reading wind direction

    softshuffle, I do apologize if you are in fact a new or beginning sailor. As a level 1 (dinghy) US sailing instructor, I should have given you a more "learn to sail" approach. I tell my students, children and adults, the best way to know where the wind is coming from is watch the boats...
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    Sail wanted (Standard)!!!

    Hey all, I am looking for a decent sail (for standard rig). It does not have to be to be a racing sail or in close to perfect condition. We threw our old soggy one out that had been patched too many times to keep. Just need something to practice with that is cost effective. (I have...
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    reading wind direction

    If it's a start or not go into safety or irons i.e. tack, the boat and sail will show u right away! (besides finding current direction). For more advanced explanation; pinch ur boat, it's when ur just past close hauled, and then head up an inch on the tiller, watch ur telltales when they blow...
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    Laser Hull Needed!

    isleofwightlen, Thanks, I actually bought the $100 Laser from Homestead that was posted on Craigslist. Thanks for the heads up. Boat has about 6-8 port holes installed that are superglued shut and sealed with caulk. The refinishing the deck to original condition will be a project down...
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    Laser Hull Needed!

    gouvernail, No doubt it wouldn't make sense. I have had 2 other email responses, and all were also to far away to warrant shipping them compared to the value of the laser. I've been combing craigslist here in Miami for a while with no luck. Saw some Laser IIs and H16's. Even Ft...
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    Laser Hull Needed!

    I'm in Miami, FL thx.
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    Laser Hull Needed!

    I am looking to buy a Laser Hull only. (I have the rig and blades from my old laser that died from a mast step explosion under load. She was an old boat.:() Does not have to be Race ready or newer. Can be older in need of refinishing. I only ask that there are no mast step fractures or...
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