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    Classic AMF Alcort Sunfish with new Right-On Trailer/Dolly Combo

    Enjoy the remaining summer sailing on a classic 1984 AMF Alcott Sunfish in excellent condition. Serious offers only. Only sailed in fresh water. Purchased from original owner in May 2016 who only sailed it three times. A new (2016) Right-On trailer/dolly makes launching easy (WV registered...
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    Need for attachment to Dinghy in case of heavy weather

    In "Dinghy Ownership - Mainly for the Non-Racing Man", Geoffrey Nightingale (1956) opines that one should, for safety while single-handing or otherwise, attach a mainsheet, or other line secured to the dinghy, to one's lifejacket, in the event of becoming separated from the boat. Can anyone here...
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    Center of effort on mainsail moves forward with speed??

    In Geoffrey Nightingale's classic book "Dinghy ownership ..." (1956) (page 84), he states that the CE on the mainsail moves forward with motion. This has me puzzled, unless one can argue that the Bernoulli pressure gradient has a larger forward component due to its more curved shape as it...
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    Attaching a sheet to one's PFD for safety

    I read in Dinghy Ownership by Geoffrey Nightingale that one should, for safety while single-handing or otherwise, attach a mainsheet, or other sheet secured to the dinghy, to one's lifejacket, in the event of becoming separated from the boat. I would be concerned of getting tangled perhaps...
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