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  1. Old Geezer

    Facebook (Split and closed)

    Facebook. Isn't that for college kids?
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    I would like to complain to the Official Administrator about the blasphemous comment made by a person known as "Bradley" in the last post in the thread entitled "Merrily returns as Official Administrator". Apparently that thread is now closed so I can't post my complaint at the end of that...
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    How do we get more women racing Lasers?

    In another thread Merrily said "Rock Steady, I don't understand how a device that's intended to help Race Committee will increase solidarity and bring more women into racing Lasers. Do you think that women are deterred from racing because of the mixed fleets? Just for the record, I am a woman...
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    Centreboard Shockcord Retainer Line

    Is it permitted to have a small piece of line, knotted as a loop, which goes though the eyes of the deck-mounted base plate for the blocks for the outhaul and cunningham control lines? The purpose of this loop is so that the shockcord for the centreboard can go through this loop in order to keep...
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    Rudder Poll

    Do you agree with the decision of the Sunfish World Council NOT to approve a radical change to the design of the boat by allowing a completely new design of rudder?
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    Way to go Joe

    Congratulations to Sunfish old geezer Joe Sullivan on his induction into the college sailing hall of fame...... The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) awarded their Outstanding Service/Volunteer Award to Joseph Sullivan - the guiding force behind the resurrection of the Fordham...
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    A bride-to-be runs away before her wedding and causes a massive police manhunt costing, they say, over $100,000. And today the media is braying for her to be prosecuted or, at least, to repay the police costs. Two teenagers go out to sea in a small boat without motor or sails on a day when...
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    Lost at sea on a Sunfish

    SOUTHPORT, N.C. (May 1) - Two teenagers lost at sea for six days without food or fresh water were spotted by fishermen more than 100 miles from where they started, clinging to their small sailboat. The boys quenched their thirst with sea water and slipped into the ocean to cool off, but...
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    Asymmetric Sunfish

    We all know that the Sunfish is a totally different boat on port and starboard tacks - the shape of the sail, the position of the rig with respect to the centerline of the boat, the sheet angle... But I've always been puzzled...Which tack is fastest? And on which tack can you point higher...
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    Sunfish Worlds

    Once again the Sunfish class is begging people at the last minute to go to the Worlds. See Sunfish class website for this year's desperate appeal And you may well have even received a personal invitation from the class office. Apparently it's hard to persuade...
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    Regatta Fee Poll

    Let the class officers know what you think about regatta fees