Recent content by Merrily

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    Laser Stability

    I like it! "Angle of panic."
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    Spray Pants Recommendations

    How about some salopettes?
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    What to look for when purchasing an older laser?

    Actually, the buyer's guide link is broken, so I attached the file and it's at the bottom of the page now. Too tired to figure out how to make it a link right now.
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    New and struggling with all the jargon

    Block to block refers to the aft boom block and top traveler block. Don't know how you get more than block to block with any blocks. Perhaps, as you suspect, it means to "super-vang." Sounds like a quick way to break a boom.
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    Whitstable Art-on-Sea

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    Small leak in hull

    Any of the fittings that has a screw could leak, including the deck fairleads, mainsheet block, centerboard brake, or the cockpit railings. Silicon is the answer.
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    Another twist in the UK tale

    What rule change could they not make?
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    Another twist in the UK tale

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    Battery Discuss

    Arthur, these guys are kidding you. We are a Laser sailboat forum.
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    Urgent Help needed...

    This is a Laser Sailboat forum. Not laser lights.
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    Laser Purchase Imminent - Getting it Home

    Homebrewed roof rack looks brilliant. Is the beach in the picture origin or destination for your Laser? It's 11 degrees F this morning at my locale. :eek:
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    New Member

    Welcome, Dale! Sounds idyllic.
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    I am a new "newbie" looking for advice!

    Not cautious enough if you are sailing in 40 degree weather in a partial wet suit. IMHO.
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    A mystery six digit number under bow eye

    That is very odd. I thought only the boats made in the first two years, early 70's, had the number under the bow eye. That would be four digits. Plus, your number sounds like a sail number. The rest of us have a HIN, hull identification number, that is coded.
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    A mystery six digit number under bow eye

    If they are on the stern, they are imprinted in the gel coat. Also, look under the bow eye. There may be a number printed there.