I brought home another Sunfish. It was in dry storage for 12 years. 1968 model. I also have a sunfish I picked up that was left under a porch. 1966 model. I cannot believe the difference in the weight of the two. The 1968 is 120 lbs. The other is much heavier.
I am planning to wax the hull. I surface. I was hoping to save the original colors for a while. I am afraid abrasives will take it off in area. This one will be a clean it up and sail. I will post a pic after the waxing.
I was lucky enough to get this Sunfish today. Free. I traveled 1 hr 20 min for the hull. Garage stores for over 10 years. Apprear to be in good condition. News a few fixes. BONUS ! When I got there he showed me to the mast and Booms.There is an Intact functioning Depersia Bailer.
I have sanded my 1965 Sunfish hull and ground the bad spots on both chines. Everything looks good I took a look inside and it is dry. I would like to reinforce both of these areas after the initial repairs are completed. This is at the widest spot on both sides. My plan is to gelcoat the top and...
I am seriously going to try. I need to make a Plenum and seal it to the dehumidifier. Run a duct to the Sunfish, and seal it over an access port. I am thinking of a closed system in order to not pull moisture from my wonderful Maryland summer outside humidity. (makes for fun glassing also)