Search results

  1. R

    Pico sails worn out?

    Thanks all, looking at a used laser on craigslist
  2. R

    Pico sails worn out?

    Thanks Riv! Does the Mylar sail provide a noticeable amount of whizz? If so, I will probably go this route.
  3. R

    Pico sails worn out?

    I bought a used Laser Pico a month ago, and now that I have some experience sailing it ~ 10 times in our neighborhood lake, I would like more speed. I attached some pictures of the mainsail, I think the previous owner said the boat is about 20 years old, do the sails look like they should be...
  4. R

    New to all things Sunfish/Sailing

    I just started sailing about a month ago (bought a used Laser Pico after moving into a house on a lake), so my mistakes are fresh in my mind. 1) I am very risk-averse, and did not realize that the boat requires body weight on the opposite side of the sail to balance the force on the sails. In...
  5. R

    Tie dinghy on dock?

    I chained the front metal loop to the dock with a metal chain and lock, and the mainsheet boot ring with rope to the dock as well. I think it would make more sense to attach the traveler to the dock with rope instead of the mainsheet boot ring, but I am not sure if it would add too much stress...
  6. R

    Tie dinghy on dock?

    Thanks Riv, happy leaving it in the water makes sense, my back thanks you!
  7. R

    Tie dinghy on dock?

    Hello, I just purchased yesterday my first sailboat, a used Pico. I currently have the hull tied down (right-side up) on the dock in our backyard. My question is which is preferable, storing the hull tied down on the dock, or floating in the water tied to the dock? When I've rented sailboats...
Top