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    Vang rigging ?

    hey folks, I would really like to get some opinions on rigging a vang for the sunfish. Okay so I don't have a mast cleat but I'm hoping to get one soon ! So can someone recommend how I should rig a vang using the sail hoisting halyard ? I usually bring it to the deck and pass it through the...
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    How To Remove Oil From Gelcoat ?

    I’ll try and let you guys know how it comes along. Thanks !
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    How To Remove Oil From Gelcoat ?

    Hahaha that’s how I got the boat. I would like to put a cleat instead of a handle alone since the cleat can work as a handle and a place to tie onto as well.
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    How To Remove Oil From Gelcoat ?

    Hey folks, I had a lovely sail today in a constant 15 knot wind with 5 foot swells. Lots of action and hiking but while passing in the bay to return to my slipway. There was an oil slick and with the waves it splashed onto the deck and also on the transom. I need some tips on how to remove it...
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    Quick Sail Dropping

    It's not silly timing is key ! It took me 4 attempts to get the boat in irons in the correct position where it's easy enough to lower the sail. I felt like a pro last weekend due to the wind direction I was able to actually sail onto a trailer that someone lowered down the slipway for me :D
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    Quick Sail Dropping

    Yes I followed his instructions the day after and it seemed to work I just need to practice !
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    Quick Sail Dropping

    It’s worth a shot ! I’ll definitely try it Thanks :D
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    Quick Sail Dropping

    Hey guys, I am a very novice sunfish sailor and today I had quite the experience landing the sunfish for the first time away from my regular slipway. Pulled up along the beach in about knee deep water with the boat into the wind and I let off my passenger... The wind was about 13 knots and I’m...
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