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    Motor boat wake

    Where I sail there is light wind and a lot of motor boats creating unpredictable wakes. Is there any particular technique that helps to minimize the disruption of these wakes to my boat speed?
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    Who built my 1988 Laser [Answered]

    I have a 1988 hull 131654 and am wondering who made it. How can I determine the builder? I do not see anything like the big Vanguard label in the back like in some of the online pictures.
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    Online classes/coaching

    Based all the input I have a lot of information to sort through now. I have been working through it and learning a lot. My season starts in just over a month and I am looking forward to it. I will add Jon Emmett to my list. Keep the suggestions coming, there is never too much input. Thank you
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    North vs Hyde MK II sails

    I bought a North MK II at Annapolis Performance Sailing for $604 and I do not think they sell the Hyde, West Cost Sailing has both the North for $604 and the Hyde for $650. I never heard of the Hyde until after I bought the North and am now wondering if I have an inferior sail. North is...
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    North vs Hyde MK II sails

    I sail in an average of 6 knots, Since the North sail seems a little lighter, do you think that may be an advantage?
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    North vs Hyde MK II sails

    Is there a preference between the North and Hyde MK II sails?
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    Handles

    Thanks!! You two are always so quick with good answers
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    Handles

    Like this -
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    Handles

    What kind of plastic tubing do people use for the control line handles? Or, do people prefer to do the rope knots that make a handle?
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    Online classes/coaching

    Thanks, that site looks really good as well. Now I have lots to read and watch.
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    Online classes/coaching

    I went further into the SportVid website and it is all English. I am not sure why the first pages were not. It looks really good. Thanks!!
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    Online classes/coaching

    Thanks again, I never think of You Tube for some reason. I need to get better with it, I find it cumbersome to find the videos that I want. I will look
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    Online classes/coaching

    I sent them an email to ask if they have anything in English
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    Online classes/coaching

    Thanks, but anything in English?
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    Online classes/coaching

    Are there any online resources to show me proper techniques for sailing my Laser to the best of my ability without hiring a coach? Something to show me proper roll tacks, proper position in the boat in different wind conditions, proper hiking technique, proper trim and sail shape, etc.?
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    Laser Full Rig Sail

    Actually, I realized after I responded that it is the old style sail. I was interested in the new style. Sorry.
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    Laser Full Rig Sail

    Does it include the battens? Is there a sail number on the sail already? Does it have tell-tales?
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    Carbon tiller

    I have added the Gorilla tiller to my APS wish list so that I don't forget about it
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    Carbon tiller

    Thanks, I will see how long my wooden tiller is when I set up the boat.
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    Carbon tiller

    I bought all new lines and I think I may have some duplicates because the vang, cunningham, and outhaul kits that I bought may have had some of the same lines. Do you know how much shorter the new tillers are than the original wooden ones?
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