Recent content by Macià

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    How old is my next laser??

    Thanks for your answers!. The 184... belongs to a sailing school on the beach and the 174... belongs to a second owner. Both look like the same conditions (under my point of view), some scrashes in the hull, and old sail. The price is aprox the same (just 150$ difference). I know laser hulls...
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    How old is my next laser??

    Hello, I'm going to buy a used laser, but I'd like to know how old is she before marry him?;). I have 2 options sail number 174.605 and sail number 184.403. Can you help me??. Regards.
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    How can i improve my upwind sailing???

    Thanks for you help Sailorchick! I'm worst upwind in waves, and even worst when the wind become stronger. I try to use shifts, but in strongwind I feel really confused. I see that most of them can sail higher than me. I have to sail lower to reach the same speed, and this means that I loose...
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    How can i improve my upwind sailing???

    Sorry my english is not perfect, but still improving!!. Thanks for clarify it!!
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    How can i improve my upwind sailing???

    Hello, I am quite new in the class, and I 'm fast downwind, but I'm really slow upwind. :confused: My weight is 78 kg and my height is 1,80m. I use standard sail, but radial sailors usually are faster than me upwind, specially in medium and strong winds. How can I improve my upwind sailing...
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    Car Topping For A Laser??

    Thanks for your replies!! Michael, I understand that you do it like Fox, wheel the dolly so the transom is towards the rear bumper, and you lean the deck over the Yakina Dry dock (Y.D.D.). Is the transom strong enough to hold all the weight of the hull?. Once the hull is over, are you able to...
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    Car Topping For A Laser??

    Dear friends, Nobody load/unload his own laser alone over the top of the car?. Is there any other option or the only option to do it alone is using a trailer?. Ideas are welcome!! Regards, Macia
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    Car Topping For A Laser??

    Dear friends, I'm looking for an existing car topping device to pick up my laser on the roof of my car. I need a device that is possible to load and unload the laser from the side of my car to the roof by one person. Sometimes in winter I'd like to training in some beaches or in another clubs...
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    How can I use a tactical compas??

    Dear friends, I bought a plastimo tactical compass but there are no instruccions inside. Can somebody advice me how can be used??. Many thanks in advance. Cheers.:)
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    How To Check If A Mast Is Straight??

    Hello, Any other idea?. I'd like to know the steps to follow to test if a mast is straight. Can you give me some advices to check the lower section and the upper section? Regards.:confused: Macià
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    How To Check If A Mast Is Straight??

    Dear friends, I'd like to know the steps to follow to test if my mast is straight. Can you give me some advices to check the lower section and the upper section? Regards.:confused: Macià
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    Inspection Hatches Are Laser Class Legal??

    Hello, Are inspection hatches class legal for racing?. I'm afraid I have a leaking mast hole, but I want to be sure if inspection hatches are class legal before proceed.:mad:
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    laser transom mainsheet deflectors

    Hello, Could you confirm is the laser transom mainsheet deflectors are allowed for official races?.:confused: Laser Transom Mainsheet Deflector Port
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    How To Install A Self Bailer First Time?

    Great article, Horizon. Thanks for your help. Just a question, do you think it's a must to install the anchor?. If I don't install the anchor will it appear cracks on the grp?
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    How To Install A Self Bailer First Time?

    Dear colleagues!!:confused: I want to install a self bailer in my laser. Until now I have just used a rubber plug in the cockpit. But new self bailers, i see they have an screw which produce a hole in the hull. I'm worry because it could cause tha water come inside the hull. Is there any...
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