We have an old hand crank jetski lift attached to our dock which is what I use during the summer. Not sure how well those would work on a floating doc or even how much they run for. Ours came with the dock and it is loud as heck.
Medford, MA? How big is your vehicle? I car-top my sunfish on my 2005 Subaru Outback, which is not a very big vehicle. That might be a doable option as long as you don't mind driving a little slower and checking the top of your car every once in a while.
Wow everyone thanks for the great responses. I just bought the boat so I'm not sure when I'll need the new sail, but I might as well start looking to stock up on an extra one. I have a slightly used red, white, and blue Sunfish sail that will certanily work for it's job, but it will clash a...
FWIW, I have actually used Flex Tape for various things and have had nothing but positive results. Never tried using it on a boat, but I would not be surprised at all if it would would fix a dinghy with a small hole or crack in it, at least temporarily.
Everyone is entitled to their own opinions!
Besides, I could only see myself rockin this sail in non-serious sailing situations anyway, like sailing around for fun. Never in a race or any other type of event (unless I knew I was going to win, of course ;)).