Thanks for all the responses.... much appreciated. I'm going to look at all the mast retainer solutions.
You want to talk old days, we used to keep one mainsheet cleat on the port side so when you rounded the leeward mark you would cleat-off and shove your foot between the mainsheet ratchet and...
Anybody have experience or advice for sailing after knee surgery?
I'd be happy to hear some tips on stretches, hinged braces etc.
Just had surgery on both knees (torn PCL, meniscus) and am rehabbing for late spring racing.
Thanks in advance.
Swag or Schwag? Is there anywhere I can buy cool Laser clothing? Perhaps a fleece with a laser insignia or logo on it? There seems to be a distinct lack of promotional gear out there, and I'd like to proudly wear my colors.
Cash for a race-worthy sail that's better than what I'm currently using.
+ # of seasons used (year purchased)
+ salt or fresh water?
+ any tears or wear marks?
+ crispness factor?
+ rolled or flaked?
+ How much of my money do you want?
I've had some experience with a bent board, and the above comments are correct. Heat it up and lay a board atop it with cinderblocks on it overnight. I would caution against clamping it too tightly or you might face cracking. Good luck.