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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Festus, Thanks for your help. My sailbag mysteriously re-appeared in the locker room. The sails appear to be in good shape except the bolt rope is torn out in several places so I sail it loose footed. The jib has a wire cable in the luff. I ordered some battens from Kerr Sails in Tulsa...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    I didn't get the email. I was wondering if you had any good used sails for the viper. My sails appear to have been taken.
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Festus, How do we contact you?
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Caveman, it's not too difficult for a grown adult to right the viper but it would even be easier if it didn't turtle. You have to hurry if you turtle because the centerboard wants to slip out. To right the boat you have to grab the centerboard from the bottom of the boat and pull it over and...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    We raced our Viper 15 last night in about 11 mph winds. Wow, what a ride. The boat is fast but very tender. We were able to come up on a plane while running downwind. We capsized 3 times with two adults on board. About 375 lbs. The boat turtled twice and the mast filled with water. One...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Jeannebean, Our boat does not have a topping lift. Seems like it would be nice to have to keep the boom out of the cockpit. I think it would be a cable from the mast to the stern end of the boom. The topping lift may be reserved for larger boats. We haven't had the chance to sail our viper...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    The outhaul is the line that connects the clew of the mainsail to the end of the boom. The Viper 15 does not have a boom vang. I read that the placement of the mainsheet on the boom was designed to function as a vang. Sort of . The rope at the foot of our mainsail is deteriorating and ripped...
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    Anyone know much about a (Fillip) Viper 15?

    Thanks for posting the photo. I will now try to rig a cunningham. I was wondering if the Viper 15 has a boom vang? Anyone know what diameter the halyards are on this boat? Mine need to be replaced. I sailed mine for the first time in about 15mph winds and was very impressed at how well she...
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