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  1. Gregory Matous

    Missing Expansion Foam on 1972 Sunfish?

    I've noticed some booming on waves, and now i'm seeing some little foam pieces inside the hull. So I took these pictures thru the cockpit inspection ports. Am I correct in thinking that the left side is missing the expanding foam completely (at the bottom)? And the right only has it going...
  2. Gregory Matous

    Anyone going to Wurstfest (Texas) this weekend?

    Wurstfest is in New Braunfels (outside San Antonio), and involves a lot of sausage and beer. But there is also a two weekend regatta at the Canyon Lake Yacht Club. This weekend is the board boats. Looks like there are currently 10 Sunfish registered to race. I was thinking of going down and...
  3. Gregory Matous

    Why do racers have their sails so low?

    I was wondering why racers have their sails almost to the deck level? Is it just to reduce the heeling force, or is there something else going on? And if it is just to reduce heeling, then in light wind it would seem you could attach the halyard lower on the spar (thus raising the sail higher...