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    Got my new, custom sails! What a difference!

    looks great - big improvement. I like the much larger jib window as well!
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    Thrift Store Sunfish!

    My dolly floats. It doesn't really bother me.
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    2019 Sunfish Worlds

    Lots of great photos being uploaded to this gallery already: Sunfish Worlds 2019 Bonaire
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    Thrift Store Sunfish!

    Ah, that makes more sense.
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    Thrift Store Sunfish!

    Why does it need to be hollow? I drilled a small hole in the threaded rod, and then you can use a cotter pin to keep the nut from coming off the threaded rod.
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    Weedless daggerboard?

    You can raise the daggerboard up some, depending on which direction you are sailing into/with the wind. It only needs to be down far enough to keep you from slipping sideways with the wind. And then, as L&VW mentioned, just raise the board up every so often to clear any accumulated weeds...
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    2019 Sunfish Worlds

    Per @sunfishworlds on Twitter, there are still 2 open slots for the Worlds (starts this Monday) and around 40 for the Masters.
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    2019 Sunfish Worlds

    A few other places to track as the Worlds gets closer... Sunfish Worlds Bonaire has been posting some great pictures on Instagram: Sunfish Worlds Bonaire (@sunfishworldsbonaire) • Instagram photos and videos Sunfish Worlds on Instagram (hasn't posted in quite a while): Sunfishworlds...
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    2019 Sunfish Worlds

    Another unboxing video. I really like the logo behind the splashguard... but you’d lose it if/when you put an inspection port there.
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    LaserPerformance Sunfish Parts: Poor Consistency

    Any chance you can post a picture of both end caps? New and old, for visual comparison?
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    LaserPerformance Sunfish Parts: Poor Consistency

    I have not personally used them, but West Coast Sailing has a dedicated page for Sunfish parts: Sunfish Sailboat Parts & Accessories | West Coast Sailing
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    2019 Sunfish Worlds

    Picture via the Sunfish Worlds website: Sunfish Worlds Is this an older Sunfish hull, though? Why would it already have an inspection port behind the coaming? And the boat in the video didn't have the long yellow stripe...
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    SailingForums.com and APS to end Partnership after more than a decade

    Considering how much people here work on fixing up their fiberglass Sunfish and Lasers, another option to consider as a forum sponsor is Jamestown Distributors. Jamestown Distributors
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    How to not sail

    He does a fairly decent job of staying calm. Other than that, he really needs to learn how to set up the rigging on his sail.
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    Thrift Store Sunfish!

    West System epoxy with a low density filler. Or TotalBoat Total Fair. TotalBoat TotalFair Marine Fairing Compound In a pinch, you could maybe use Bondo? But I’m not sure how well that will hold up to water... your paint might protect it...
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