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    Breaking auto-bailer during beach launch?

    Hi everyone, I beach-launched my 1984 Sunfish for the first time yesterday, and broke the auto-bailer twice. The pins bent out enough to let the ball escape when I first set it in the sand from the trailer. I replaced the ball and gently bent the pins back, and it worked fine while I was out...
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    Daggerboard sticking in trunk

    I bought a 1984 Sunfish, and the wooden daggerboard gets stuck about 3/4 the way in. I started sanding it down, since the previous owner put some thick paint on, but then I measured the thickest parts, and it is all within the 27/32nds of an inch from the specs. It looks like the top of the...