It was on the front page of SA last week.
US Sailing - Mandatory Ignorance
By Peter Huston
US Sailing's recent announcement of mandating membership for helmsmen has inspired a lot of conversation. It seems that US Sailing has somehow tied itself to a winning America's Cup team by...
The HF trailer can be made highway ready. I've done a few. Bigger wheels check, longer tounge check, custom cut chocks check, + a welder to tack it all together. It all adds up. + add in any inspections by your state. Often its a less pita to buy one.
Remove both end caps from boom. Drill out rivets new holes etc. Push dental floss into hole, blow on end of boom until the floss comes out, connect other end to end of machine screw, place washer, lock washer and nut on end that was blown out the end of the boom. Put screw into boom etc...
Check out what they are selling at the bottom of the page for $5. I've raided the medicine cabinet (dental floss) and for the rest in my tool box. I think they are 10-24 machine screws, fender washers and locknuts. The key is don't go thru both...
They did the same thing back in the late 80's with the Smythe Championships. The Quarter and Semi finals were sailed in lasers and the finals Sunfish. The same reasoning was used not enough race-able sunfish on Lake Erie.
If coming from out-o-town the Sam Myers regatta should be the weekend prior. Lots of fun 45 minutes from EYC. Great regatta. (camping ect) http://my.core.com/~gmacys/
The link seems dead.
I've contacted web master.
Hopefully someone from PSC will chime in.
"I happen to have some unopened 2000E thats only about 16 months old which should be enough for the job."
Thats the best reason I've ever heard for using the stuff. I thought that reason was going to be more along the lines of "I read about it in Practical Sailor" I really hate that rag.
"I'm first sealing the entire hull with the Interlux 2000E epoxy barrier system"
I'm at a lost as to why your doing this. Is the boat staying on a mooring for the year? + the magic platelets in it are nothing more than talc. Buy a gallon of Ve resin and some baby powder and save a mint.