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    Gunwale pads

    Guys, anyone know where I can get a set of gunwale hiking pads?
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    What do you think of this used 470 for $250

    They are a lot of fun
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    What do you think of this used 470 for $250

    It's going to be a lot of work.. The spin pole is worth $100 in the picture.
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    What do you think of this used 470 for $250

    I would say it would take a lot of work and some money to get it back. Sails would be that bad there are tons of them around. Mine came with 4 mains 2 jibs and and a spin. I paid $1000 for mine it's a 73 and put a lot of work and runs and looks great. All new running rigging will be upwards of...
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    Finding 470 Parts

    Finding parts is difficult, the 420 parts are not the same. You can check 470.org for stuff, craigslist.com for stuff like, mast, boom, tiller and rudder. The rudder, centerboard and tiller are race standard specific and no one stocks them that I can find..
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    Spinnaker pole

    Does the spinnaker pole really have to be 6'3" or will the forespar 6' pole work?
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    Looking for 470 Owners in New England

    So far since I have posted on the page I have had one person contact me through the site and meet a random guy while I was breaking down my boat. He was amazed that I had a 470 and he didn't know of any others. He was impressed with my 1973 when he had 2007 and wanted to swap ideas and do a...
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    470's in New England?

    Shot you an email. Willdholt1@myfairpoint.net
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    470's in New England?

    I 'm in Nashua and sail it at lake winnisquam nh and stonighton ct in the ocean. In laws and my parents house. I have almost everything figured out so far. I have changed a lot too because it didn't work for me how it was setup. Broke the tiller handle this weekend in the crazy wind on...
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    73 hull construction

    I have a 73 vanguard and would like to redo the hull. Is the hull get coat or epoxy?
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    470's in New England?

    I just bought a 1973 470, it needs some tlc and I have to figure out what half of the random lines are going to. Does anyone have any good layouts? I have owned and sailed on keel boats, Hobie Cats and Lasers. The 470 has researching a ton because I don't know or haven't looked at it long enough..
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