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    Hiking for an Old Man

    Thanks very much for the encouragement. I hadn't thought about the fact that I weigh 200# now and weighed about 140 when I last sailed one. That's a lot of extra ballast. I am ready to go but haven't found a used one yet in good condition within a reasonable distance. I may have to convince...
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    Hiking for an Old Man

    Thank you. I was confused a bit with what I had read thus far. These drawings explain it. I very much appreciate all of this assistance.
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    Hiking for an Old Man

    Re: Old Man Sailing Thank you, I'll do a search for Jens lines. Almost bought a used sunfish locally but another buyer got there first.
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    Hiking for an Old Man

    Thank you Wayne. That is a very informative and helpful reply. I am encouraged by your comment that the sunfish is not too bad regarding stability and that it can be reefed.
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    Hiking for an Old Man

    Hello, I am new to the forum. I first learned to sail on a sunfish my uncle, cousin and I built sometime in the early 60's. Have not sailed one since the early 70's. For many years now I have been sailing cruising sailboats in various areas in the US and elsewhere and I am now between...
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