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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
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