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    Downwind in a Force 5

    First post, Sorry that I should ask questions on a Force Five but there are no active forums on the Force 5 and the Laser and Force 5 boats are quite similar. I have viewed many u-tube videos on Lasers and and still have not mastered downwind technique with my boat. I am fairly new to sailing...
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    Downwind in a Force 5

    At 75 years old and 165 pounds, I find the Force 5 a real handful sailing down wind on brisk days. Can some one tell me how the position the sail, the vang, the Cunningham, centerboard etc. to minimize the chance of capsize. On many afternoons on my way home the wind picks up and is nearly at...
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