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  1. LooserLu

    My Viewpoint: Cartoons on the 2019 ILCA vote and rule change

    Greetings from the country (GER) + continent (EU) of "one way"-information! This is my only way to reach you -> For You: One cartoon for the next few days to think about! Yeah! This is just my way to say to the authorized class members around this globe who are undecided, what to vote for...
  2. LooserLu

    Worldcup Soccer

    THANK YOU ARGENTINA !!!! GER's got the Soccer trophy now the 4th time! GER is so proud of 'Team Jogi Loew'(former 'Team Klinsmann'). @ GER actually it is a "Full Moon"- night. too! And: it is OUR night ,that "we make to a day" :)))))) Millions of Soccer fans @GER actually celebrate the win...
  3. LooserLu

    Kiel Week 2013

    Attention, for those that haven't decided yet: The "early entry time-limit" ends at 2013 June 01st! The entry fees aft this time limit, rises up from 150 € to 225 € at "single handed" classes!! Don't ask me (as I am not a volunteer etc. at Kiel Week), but for more informations you may a...
  4. LooserLu

    News of the 2012 Seniors Worlds at Boltenhagen/Germany

    Hi, if you are interested in news of the 2012 Seniors Worlds (04. May to 20. May) you may klick to this link: http://www.laserworldchampionship.com/en/home.html At the homepage of the German Laser Association (DLAS) occasionaly news (in GER language, sorry) are posted (there klick to...
  5. LooserLu

    If he only would have been able to notice this ...

    Hermann would be so proud of Simon (Grotelueschen /GER, Sailing Team Germany / STG)*. {* view Simon's actual photo in attachment, (Copyrights : "DAPD" and "F.A.Z./GER", 2011)} Simon already got his ticket to the Olympic Games 2012 of London/Weymouth and on Sunday Advent 4th Simon fights for...
  6. LooserLu

    Earth 1.0

    On this past hours ..., personally my (and sure, all over the globe: many-many more) thoughts have been to our real friends @ NORWAY. Great, fearless sailors they all are!! But, beside of all the snow, waves and wind (remember to the unbeatable "Crazy Norwegian" Laserites Videos ): What...
  7. LooserLu

    Broken Cockpit Floor

    At the club, one of our very old Laser (built in South Africa in the early 80ties) got a broken cockpit floor. The foor is also complete loose of the keel stiffener. Some older cracks have been repaired before with fibre glass, but those seem not very trustful to me. How to repair that floor...
  8. LooserLu

    Laser related Cartoon

    Hi friends, I remembered to a cartoon, that I made about two years ago. I havn't been aware of that it still has some actuality also now ... :( As I know, the cartoon-stuff of the “ICE Age” motion picture series is under strict US-copyright and I don't wanted to get any...
  9. LooserLu

    Breaking News of NYT+Laser related+2011-04-01

    Hi all, I just read at the todays frontpage of famous US Newspaper "NYT", that the conflict between the boat builders of the Laser, the international class ILCA and the ISAF overnight was regulated. I have attached a hardcopy of this frontpage for you in attachment to this words. Remember...
  10. LooserLu

    Woman sailor dies in Gorch Fock training accident

    Hi, no good news of Germans beauty "SSS Gorch Fock". Yesterday a female cadet, age 25, did die druing a climbing excercise at the harbor of Salvador de Bahia / BRA. A friend of mine, a young good Lasserite, is also cadet on board of the Gorch Fock, in the moment. He and TLF's "drLoser" probably...
  11. LooserLu

    Installing A Metal Drain Bushing Assembly -Ideas?

    Hi, the past weekend, at a Laser race here, where I am sailing, a sailing mate did sail an old Laser with an old broken plastic Drain Bushing Assembly. Wateris inside of the hull in resson of this failure. He needs to dry the hull inside and then: a replace of the old defect assembly to a...
  12. LooserLu

    2012 Laser Seniors Worlds at Germany in May 2012

    As a TLF Member, since 2004, I am now very proud to pronounce to you this hot breaking sailing news of my country (before it is actually released somewhere at the ILCA Homepage ;) ): Actually the ILCA decided to let happen the “2012 Seniors World Championships for Laser Standard (male) and...
  13. LooserLu

    !!Breaking News ++ LaserPerformance tests a new rig!!

    Hi there. here in attachment are some brand new todays "NYT"-informations about the Laser-builders secret activities to give us in future a better rig for the Laser Standard! Sure something interesting to discuss during the Easter days !! Happy Easter LooserLu
  14. LooserLu

    The creator speaks

    Here are two links to the first both parts of an actual interview with Bruce Kirby: http://www.sail-world.com/europe/Interview-with-Bruce-Kirby---the-designer-of-the-Laser---Part-One/62759...
  15. LooserLu

    "Wedge"-plate for the XD-Cleats?

    Hi. Next sailing season I sail a club Laser. I plan to add the XD-Controls for the Cunningham and the Outhaul to the deck of hull. I have a question related to the deck cleats: In the past years, I did sail the "Holt" T-cleats without a so called "wedge"-plate between the "original...
  16. LooserLu

    Traveller Cam Cleat / Hikingstrap Shockcord

    Hi The Summer sailing season for me now is over here and the frostbite series still didn't began now. It's a good time for me, to reviewing the past season for a few things to optimize at my Club Laser. Here in the moment I am thinking of a change of the Camcleat for the traveller. At the...
  17. LooserLu

    For me:..."Gone too soon"

    Hi, all. This is about a moment no real Laserite does love. "God" Kirby knows this moment, from to giving his “TGIF” away to Mystic Seaport Museum, and many-many other Laserites know this situation, too: It’s "time to say goodbye" to the loved Laser that one just has (to be) sold. My...
  18. LooserLu

    Gudgeons at new sold hulls at Europe

    Hi, if you wonder, that the plastic godgeons at your very new purchased Laser at Europe (f.e. at GER, where I live) are mounted "topside down", here is the answer: If the gudgeons are mounted "top side down", the lead of the head of the rudder by the gudgeons is much better. The lower side...
  19. LooserLu

    Question to the class legal depth of a mast cavity

    Hi tomorrow, we’re going to repair a leaky mast tube. It’s a hull built in 1981. So, it has no stainless steel “anti wear plate” inside of the mast step. We’re going to install such a disk, too. To this I have a question: How much is the MINIMUM length of the distance “d” (view sketch in...
  20. LooserLu

    Laser Performance -Breaking News ! (Hope you had a Great April 1st)

    In direct reaction of Bruce Kirby's serious plans to introduce his revolutionary new "Carbon Weekender" dinghy to the sailing world, the UK builder of the Laser, LaserPerformance Ltd. this morning at 10:00 a.m. GMT made a press- release at the NYT. Actual internal rumors say, Laser Performance...
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