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    Cartopping Sunfish In Reality--for Smaller Folks

    Love the drawings. I have a 2x4 ladder system like what you propose to get my Sunfish up and down the bank to the pond. It is 16 feet in length and goes up at about a 30 degree angle from the ground. It requires a surprising amount of force either to push or to pull the boat up this arrangement...
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    Family daysailer vs 2nd Sunfish

    At this point I've pretty much decided to go with something like an O'Day Daysailer for boat #2. That way everybody can be together when we go out, and it doesn't sound like they are to much of a pain to rig and get in and out of the water. Plus my dog - a big 75 lb. standard poodle - has...
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    Family daysailer vs 2nd Sunfish

    I've been wanting to get a daysailer so that my wife and daughter and I can all go out together. (Cramming all 3 of us in the SF is a squeeze, and I wouldn't want to do it in anything but a light breeze). But this weekend I went motorboating with friends on a 16 mile long lake, beautiful day...
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    Saddlesores

    Blisters! Yikes - thanks for the warning. So, after reading this I ordered a pair of Breaker shorts with the "fender fanny" - worth it at this point. And yes, it was a good week!
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    Saddlesores

    I just got a Sunfish last week and have had a blast learning to sail it. However, my 49 year old butt is SORE from sitting on the hard surface. Actually brought a gardening knee pad with me on one trip, but lost it to the wind. Anybody else have this problem? It won't stop me from going again...
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