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  1. kmisegades

    20th Annual Sunfish Race Around Harker's Island, Outer Banks, NC, July 23-25

    Join AeroSouth on July 23-25 at the 20th Annual Race around beautiful Harker's Island, North Carolina. Hosted by the Harker's Island Sailing Club and organized by Sunfish sailing's "dynamic duo", Alex and Sonya Dean, the race is fun and challenging for all levels of sailors. The spectacular...
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    Laser Foil Details sought

    I recently developed new efficient daggerboard and rudder for my Sunfish. See aerosouth.net A friend in Florida has asked me to do the same for his Laser. I have the overall dimensions but need yet details on the foils used for both, as these are the baseline for my design. I used the...
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    AeroSouth Sunfish Components

    A few of you have asked me to give more details on the components we've been working on. These are shown now at aerosouth.net, the section on Sailboats. None are in full production but the three small things (sheet clip, tiller extension and mast hole plug) are essentially ready now. The...
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    Sunfish Sail: Leech Cupping issue

    I have been sailing this year with a new 'Sunfish Sail, White, 10016' from Sunfish Direct. The quality is good but the leech has a permanent cup/hook to it that I have not been able to eliminate through rigging and re-rigging. If I think of the cross-sectional airfoil this creates it is akin...
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    My improved dagger board and rudder

    Dear friends, I recently designed a new dagger board that promises a 20% improvement in performance, based on the ratio of side force to drag compared to the composite/FRP board I am now using. I am currently making a composite prototype to test the design on my boat. When this is done I will...
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