Fixed the cracked seam on the blue hull with some epoxy and fiberglass. Cleaned the seam, sandwiched some cloth, epoxied, and then clamped the seam.
Went sailing yesterday. No water in the hull afterwards ;)
Interesting. Maybe this sail was made during some sort of transition.
The yellow hull- Unknown age. Someone repaired the bow eye and moved it fwd or back. covering/destroying the serial. Currently attempting to date it using the Michigan registration number. It does have Stainless steel rudder...
I acquired two Lasers withing the last two weeks.
Yellow Laser ($400):
Mast step cracked at the bottom (leaks)
1" soft spot
Trailer included in sale
one wood/one composite dagger board
Blue Laser (Free)...
Have been busy for the past weeks. Sunfish is basically done. Once I install that one missing rivet in the coaming, and repair a small hole where the storage compartment meets the cockpit, it will go in the water. Should be a few pounds dryer by now. not too worried if it is 20 pounds over the...
Bow handle is as sturdy as can be. Happy with the outcome.
Installed the deck plates and the coaming. I found the solution to buying 13 rivets for 8 dollars + shipping. I used some 3/16"-1/4" grip po-rivets from my local hardware store. $2.00 for 12 rivets. Some when they say up to 1/4"...
This will not get rid of old scratches, but would prevent further scratches is you were to zip tie some pipe insulation to the tiller arm. Cheap and temporary fix. Any pictures?
Everbilt 1 in. x 6 ft. Foam Pipe Insulation-ORP11812 - The Home Depot