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  1. Anchoveta Z11

    Wooden Rudder Repair - Cracked

    Hello! I'll share with you what I did to repair my wooden rudder using fiber glass. It had a crack line by the metal pin that rotates the rudder (photo below). 1) Removed the varnish; 2) Sanded along the crack to make the depth to fit the fiber glass; 3) Cutted the crack way to clean the...
  2. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    I went sailing last weekend and it was a success, ZERO water inside the hull! :) Thank you all for the explanations and prayers :D
  3. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    I used a small fiberglass piece to complete the bottom. The boat was very dry and clean. The day was cool, sunny and dry too, perfect conditions to work. And yes, I will remove the fiberglass fishhooks :)
  4. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    probably this weekend I'll go sailing and check if it's ok!
  5. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    Water leak test after daggerboard trunk repair. I just can't wait to test it in a classic surfing waves day with 15 kts :cool:
  6. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    That's it. These boats couldn't be called "Sunfish" because they had bought an "obsolete American shape", so they named it "Slick". I don't know if it was class legal. Thank you! I will do this leak test.
  7. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    PS: there are many of these brazilian fishes abandoned in beach houses here. This one I bought for less than US$200, complete.
  8. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    I'll post better photos later
  9. Anchoveta Z11

    Greetings from Brazil

    So happy of reading the posts here, nice forum. I've learned a lot. In 2016 I bought a 1984 fish, made in Brazil by the extinct Mariner (Porto Alegre). My sailing spot is my beach house, in Florianópolis - Santa Catarina: Google Maps I will post more photos soon. My boat is making a lot of...
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