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    Advice on starting a Sunfish Fleet within our club (Arizona Yacht Club)

    Hi Jeff: Great to hear, and I think I can help you with both the Sunfish and the Catalina 22! I sent you an email to the address listed in the AYC Membership Directory with additional information and my phone number. With you onboard, we have our five (5) members and I will ask that we...
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    Advice on starting a Sunfish Fleet within our club (Arizona Yacht Club)

    Excellent ideas, Wavedancer. Especially the “age appropriate” beverages. I am the wrong guy to be doing a clinic - I’m very new to the Sunfish! But, we’ll get there! Thanks for the suggestions.
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    Advice on starting a Sunfish Fleet within our club (Arizona Yacht Club)

    Thanks for the comments and ideas. I think you guys are correct ... keep it relaxed and open. Surprisingly for the Arizona desert, we do have a very active yacht club - membership of about 250-families, with boats ranging from BICs to Hobie 33s. At our big annual regatta, we fielded 70-boats...
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    Advice on starting a Sunfish Fleet within our club (Arizona Yacht Club)

    I enjoy racing a Catalina 22 in our local club C-22 one-design fleet. Now that I also have a Sunfish (1979 model year), I’m reaching out to other local Sunfish owners to gauge interest in starting a Sunfish Fleet within AYC. To establish our own fleet, we need a total of 5-boats to race ...
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    New Sunfish Owner

    Marty: nice Sunfish, and great trailer. Just checked out your website - really nice. Judging from your webpage, I think you’re going to LOVE sailing your Sunfish. Feel free to post a picture or two of that vintage jeep, too. Just sayin’
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    What kind of paddle for Sunfish ?

    Will: Have you tried Cochiti Lake, between Santa Fe and Albuquerque? I have a friend that lives in Cochiti Pueblo and Cochiti Lake looks pretty nice. I’m planning on bring my Sunfish over from Phoenix sometime this summer and giving it a try. If you have any experience sailing on Cochiti...
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    New Sailfish

    That’s a fun and helpful PDF, Beldar. Thanks for posting that link.
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    First time on the lake with my restored Sunfish...

    Nice looking boat - and no leaks! I need to get my ‘79 on the water pretty soon. I’m thinking of getting a new trailer - you have a really nice looking trailer and set-up. What kind of trailer is that, and is that a pool-noodle on the tie-down at the rear?
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    Any suggestions for upgrades to my 72 sunfish?

    Where in New Mexico are you sailing? I’m in Phoenix and have a ‘79 Sunfish that I have yet to take out (registration issues with the darned trailer ☹️). I have a friend that lives right by Cochiti Lake, between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. I’m planning to trailer it out there and do some sailing...
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    Video: A Southeast Day At Tomales Bay

    Great info. Thanks Andy! Hope to get out there one of these days. - Bob
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    Video: A Southeast Day At Tomales Bay

    Andy: great video, and thanks for posting it! Tomales Bay looks like a great place to sail. I may have to tow my Sunfish out from Phoenix this summer and give it a go. I love that area (spent a summer in Petaluma back in the day, courtesy of Uncle Sam); but I don’t think I’ve ever laid eyes...
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    First post...Bought 1999 Vanguard Sunfish for $300...

    Wow! Great job! She looks great. Happy sailing!
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    Dollies: Jotag versus Dynamic ...

    Beldar: thanks for the link to the previous thread on Jotag dollies ... I should have thought to search for earlier threads. That info was really useful ... just enough to make me think that I’ll pass on the Jotag and pony-up for the Dynamic ... at some point, hopefully soon. L&VW: thanks...
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    Dollies: Jotag versus Dynamic ...

    Wow, Clark, you have a lot of “dolly” experience! And you make a good case for the Dynamic dolly ... I like “made in the USA”, and typically am happy to pay a little more for that. Really cool set-up that you have there ... I need to spend some more time on your Facebook page - lots of cool...
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    Dollies: Jotag versus Dynamic ...

    I would really like to get a nice dolly for my ‘79 Sunfish; but, they’re pretty expensive. I see that Intensity Sails has the Jotag dolly on sale for about $100 off ... that’s a pretty hefty discount, and pretty tempting. Does anyone have experience with the Jotag dolly? I would be interested...
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    First post...Bought 1999 Vanguard Sunfish for $300...

    Wow, good for you! Smokin’ deal. Please, post a few photos so we can see it. We picked up our first Sunfish a few months ago ... and we still have not had a chance to take it out. Maybe this coming weekend!
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    Not sailing solo anymore...

    Norcalsail: Really sounds nice. I’m putting Tomales Bay on my sailing “bucket list”. I spent a summer in Petaluma (Two Rock) a long, long, time ago (Coast Guard training facility) and really love the area. Hope to see you on the water there one of these days soon.
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    Not sailing solo anymore...

    Sounds great. There was an article in the current edition of Small Craft Advisor on sailing Tomales Bay. I’m going to do it one of these days.
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    Maiden voyage

    Nice pics! What is the yellow foam looking thing under the spars while in transit?
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    Alcort Catfish

    Kent: What a great post! LOVED the Alcort Catfish ... got me thinking! Also, loved the photo from the Providence, RI, airport! I saw that same boat a few months ago - my brother and I met in Newport for the Volvo Ocean Race, saw that boat in the airport, and we toured the nearby Herreshoff...
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