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    2009 Sunfish Sailboat for Sale

    Sold, thanks for your interest!
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    2009 Sunfish Sailboat for Sale

    I am LOWERING THE PRICE even further to $2,900. I take cash only. Would like to sell by the end of May this year. Please contact me if you are interested. She is in great shape, sailed lightly. I am moving and will not have a place to store it.
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    2009 Sunfish Sailboat for Sale

    Lowering price to 3,500
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    2009 Sunfish Sailboat for Sale

    Selling a well taken care of 2009 Sunfish Sailboat. Kept indoors in a garage when not in use. It has been sailed four times last summer. I am selling it because I am a busy college student with a very full schedule until graduation in the next year and do not know where I will be after college...
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    what is the Composite White Daggerboard made of?

    Ouch! that looks like it hurt...rock?
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    what is the Composite White Daggerboard made of?

    You're welcome! Thanks for the correction, I was kind of hoping there was more than one rod going down that thing. :D BC
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    whats up?

    whats up?
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    what is the Composite White Daggerboard made of?

    Good question...Just purchased an 09 boat this summer, came with one of those POS "composite" daggerboards. From my understanding it is a high density foam core with a metal rod going down the leading edge of the board. Marine paint on the outside, no fiberglass involved to my knowledge. I am...
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    Dumb daggerboard question

    A point to consider...possibly...just thinking out loud here.....if by putting the daggerboard in backwards, I wonder if you end up moving the center of pressure/effort, that is acting on the daggerboard to provide lateral resistance going upwind, further aft a few inches, causing the arm...
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    Dumb daggerboard question

    Wanted to correct my statement. The larger the vorticies, the more lift that is being produced, thus more induced drag...drr.
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    Running the mainsheet from the back?

    Talked to the manufacture today. In their perspective, running a 2:1 purchase with a harken 57mm ratchet/cam/swivel with becket on the bridal and the rear traveler block on the boom, shouldn't be an issue. They said, it could possibly be harder to sheet in, but load wise they said it should be...
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    Running the mainsheet from the back?

    Bought a harken swivel/cam/57mm ratcheting block with a becket, should work out just fine, i hope...we will see! Going to talk to laserperformance before actually sailing with the setup though.
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    Running the mainsheet from the back?

    Ivy...blame it on my somewhat intermediate level of sailing knowledge. Curious, is this assuming there is a boom vang around the gooseneck? Would that help with the sail/boom shape in this situation? BC
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