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    Laser Mast Step Replacement - my experience

    I finished my mast step repair (my Dad's 1974 Laser) using the Diversified kit, and got the boat back in the water. If anyone is interested to see the process, there are photos (many, many photos) with descriptions at: Laser Mast Step Repair If you are experienced with fiberglass repair, you...
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    Central NYS Sailing?

    Perfect, thank you Alan. I know the spot, just down the road from where I am in Manlius. My Dad was a champion Sunfish sailor from Keuka Lake, and I remember him talking about a regatta on Cazenovia lake - this would be in the late 60's. I believe his trophy from that race is among his others...
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    Central NYS Sailing?

    Having moved (back) to central New York State I'm looking for a place to launch my newly fixed Laser (new mast step) and do some sailing. Lots of lakes in the area, but where to launch for a car topper? I've done some scouting and it looks like the boat launches are wonderful for bigger boats on...
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    Laser Mast Step Replacement - my experience

    Hi SaltyAK. I'm in the process of repairing my Laser mast step with the same kit you used from Diversified. (Here's a look so far: https://photos.app.goo.gl/W7oe87OV4xtLIu8g2 ) After you put the replacement step in, let it cure, and removed the screws, you mention that you used "a thickened...
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