Recent content by planing away

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    Which upgrade is better?

    I've got a question for all of you out there with more experiance using the new systems: If I wanted to upgrade some things on my boat without having to spend the money for the full new vang, cunny, and outhaul, what would be the best thing to do? If you have other suggestions besides those...
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    Should kinetics be part of Lasering?

    When I say that sailors should push what is allowed, I don't mean that they should try pumping when the judges aren't looking, or do things if they think they can get away with it. What I mean, is that the rules about what is or isn't allowed are not totally black and white. The interpretation...
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    Should kinetics be part of Lasering?

    If the sailors think kinetics are being abused now, then tighten up the rules and enforcement a little bit. When the sailors think the rules are too strict, loosen them [i:804607dbee]a little bit.[/i:804607dbee] Changing the rules to anything goes is not the answer, just like preventing all...
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    Downwind laser sailing

    See my post under general discussion here: for my contribution to the subject. Ben
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    Laser Web Resources

    I have found many pages with very good information about laser racing on the internet, but I am sure I have not found them all. When you find a good page post it here for the rest of us. Don't be afraid to share non-laser specific, but still relevant sites too. Just a few of my favorites to...
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    Best wind speed and position of sail

    Going down wind by the lee is one of the most important skills to learn in a laser. Downwind speed and techniques are currently a major area of discussion. I am by no means an expert, so I will just pass on the resources that I have found helpfull. First of all, lasering down wind by the lee...
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    start with a basic one

    Glue your batten tips on! It will save you a lot of trouble getting them out of the pocket later.