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    New fish

    Been idly combing CL for about a year. Picked up an '81 for $300. I got into this with an old ('68) fish a couple of years ago. I've enjoyed it, but the old style rudder sucks. Having it disengage in a moderate chop is not fun. Haven't had time to look too much into it, and I can't think of an...
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    should I upgrade?

    Got a line on a newer Sunfish--not sure of the year but it's got the new rudder style. Sail looks a bit rough, and Hull dirty. But comes with a trailer and asking $500. I've finally got everything straight with my current rig, but if I swap over the sail I'll have a newer boat in nice shape...
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    old style Rudder spring plate?

    Somehow I managed to lose the Spring plate on my old style Rudder. I ordered a new one on eBay, but it does not appear to be the correct part. there are no holes in it, which would be no problem to drill. It also appears to be a little bit too short, and too thick as well. Does anyone have the...
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    Laser rudder on a Sunfish?

    Have a chance to buy a super cheap laser. After reading about the differences between a sunfish v laser, seems like the sunfish is a better choice for a rec sailor with a couple of little kids. However, I'd like to upgrade to the new style rudder. Figured it was a long shot, but didn't know if I...
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    New to forums, a few questions...

    Hi all, been looking through the site for the last few days, very informative. I used to screw around on sunfish 20 years ago, but haven't done much since. Have a couple of kids and were hoping to get them into sailing, and picked up a new (very old) Sunfish for $450. At that price, I was ok...
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