1. Maxwellgregory

    Restoring / Rerigging 14.2 (forestay question)

    Greetings all, we chanced upon a Capri 14.2 (early 90s model?) and are quite determined to make a go of it. I have 2 questions (so far) #1 How do we replace this centerboard hold down? Is there some sort of toggle? (Pic attached) #2 should the mainstay be a solid cable or a cable lead on each...
  2. Seashells

    Question  Sunfish similarities to the Butterfly?

    Hi all, I’m a complete beginner to sailing. My friend and I recently acquired a Sunfish but haven’t had a chance to take it out yet. I also recently went on a vacation at a lake house and had full access to a Butterfly sailboat for about a week. That was my first time ever sailing. I got used to...
  3. L

    New to sailing & just got a used Zuma. Need help with setup

    Hi everyone! Apologies in advance for the stupid questions. I got a used Zuma (guessing it is from the 80s) and it’s in pretty good shape, only issue is the cleat on the mast is broken (pics attached). I know NOTHING about sailing but I’m trying to learn. Wondering if anyone can point me in the...
  4. W

    Buying a used sunfish - first timer needs advice

    Hello Everyone, Like many of the people on this forum, I recently got my first taste of sailing and I’m pretty sure I’m addicted. Buying my first boat any day now. Looking at a used sunfish and got the following response from the seller. What are your thioughts on this opportunity? I’ve...
  5. JonThomas

    Looking to start competing

    Hi all, Learned to sail on a 'Fish back when I was about 12 looking to get back into it and would like to start competing. Im 22 and looking for advice about what year boat I want to look at, or more specifically which years do I not want to look at. Also what obstacles should I expect getting...
  6. prusso3690

    New to lasers-need some info on rigging specifications

    Hey guys, I have been wanting to get into laser sailing competitively for a while now (I sailed in a laser program last year, but can no longer do it without a boat) and I was able to buy a 2000 laser standard (at least I think so) and I had a few questions on rigging, and what type of boat I...
  7. J

    New Sailor, Old Sunfish

    I'm new to sailing and bought a 1972 Sunfish to learn on. I would appreciate advise on the plug at the bottom (its only a hole now) and recommended videos and resources of sailing, maintenance and repair. I'm looking forward to this new adventure. Jeff