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    "crackly" stiff sail

    My sail is a 1970's Ratsey & Lapthorn model that is still in decent shape. However, it doesn't have a window, so am considering getting a new sail that has a window. One dacron sail that I'm looking at is very stiff and "Crackly" sounding. In contrast, my (nylon?) Ratsey is soft and quiet. I can...
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    Hull hitting Cockpit - Normal / How to fix?

    There is also a version of Great Stuff designed for wet areas, called "Great Stuff Pond and Stone". I've not used it, but, from the description, it sounds like it has the right properties.
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    Pieces parts

    I'm interested in the self-bailer. Let me know when you have some photos.
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    Preventing a Waterlogged Hull

    I would add, periodically air out the hull with inspection ports open and a small fan pulling the air through them.
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    Daggerboard shock cord...

    I have a 4' bungee cord with a carabiner at each end. I added a stainless steel u bracket to the top of my old style wood daggerboard and connect one carabiner to that and then wrap the other end of the bungee around the mast, using the 2nd carabiner to connect back to the bungee. That works...
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    WANTED Sunfish Parts in Michigan

    Hi Adam I'm in Livonia and just received a great new style rudder/tiller from Alan. Shipping was about $28. FYI Weston
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    Why did you choose sailing over a Powerboat?

    I enjoy the challenge of making use of wind and waves to get across the lake. It is something my wife and I enjoy doing together.
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    Why did you choose sailing over a Powerboat?

    I enjoy the challenge of making use of wind and waves to get across the lake. It is something my wife and I enjoy doing together.
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    Restoring a 1971 Sunfish...

    Restoring a 1971 Sunfish...
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