Hi all, I have just finished a restoration on a early model SunFish.. I have three pieces of alum rail on this boat. The 1st. covers the bow back to the splash Gard.(port and starboard) The 2nd and third are longer and end are the stern, coming together at the rudder center. I'm missing the Port...
I was able to pick a boat at a great price, however, as is normally the case, LOL , I now find I must repair her bottom. The last owner, simply brushed over the cracks and dings using plain epoxy resin w/o cloth. What I hope to do is completely recover the bottom with a very light glass,(1.5 oz...
Hi PB, great questions all.. I too, have just picked up a 1980 Sunfish as teaching rig for our school here in WV. I will be sure to follow the responses you get. So far, I have found this to be an excellent site/forum for my immediate needs.
BTW, your location was not noted, but you are...
Steve, first of all, thanks for the reply. We have a small amount of cash, so the price would have to be far less then $3600....lol
We believe we can repair any boat that comes with the basics, i.e sails,board, rudder etc.
I would very much appreciate those pic's.
new to the group too
I have to admit, I like like the Capri 14. We are actively looking for one now...any boat within 300 sm of WV. would be of interest to us.
Sewelle Mt. Sailing
I have a small "Learn to sail free" group here in WV. http://www.soapysails.webs.com
We want to add a Capri 14 to our small fleet. If you know of one that is in good enough shape to teach in, we are looking.... thanks in advance for any and all help.
Sewelle Mountain Sailing