Sunfish History: Share your photos!


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Help us create an archive of Sunfish racing and sailing through history. Upload your photos to this thread so we can save them forever in the cloud.

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I've not tried Sunfish racing yet, but I have plenty of sailing photos and/or GoPro video screenshots.
This is from July 2018, sailing on Lake Michigan, near Arcadia, Michigan.
I'm sailing our Sunfish (foreground), and my oldest son is sailing on the Minifish (background).
There was a storm coming across Lake Michigan, so winds kept increasing as we were sailing, with light rain coming down as well.


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Just saw this one in Le Marin, Martinique, West Indies. 18March2023

looks a bit unusual


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Pretty old, 2nd refit, 3rd paint job.


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I grew up on the ocean in Montauk, NY.
When I was 15 my parents gave me a Sunfish (this was our Christmas Card picture in 1975). I sailed on the ocean on calm days, between surfing and sailing there was always something to do on the beach.

48 years later still enjoying Montauk sailing the same boat!
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Sharing my love of sailing with my 12 year old granddaughter. Lake Macatawa, MI on my '76 ("Super") with a recreational lateen sail instead of the Super Sunfish rig that I normally use on it. The daggerboard should have been down a bit more, but she found it comforting to be able to lean against it.