Also looking for a used Sunfish

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I'm trying to find a race-rigged boat in decent condition, for use as a club racer and junior training boat, but am having trouble finding any listings of used boats. Any leads would be greatly appreciated.

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I'm trying to find a race-rigged boat in decent condition, for use as a club racer and junior training boat, but am having trouble finding any listings of used boats. Any leads would be greatly appreciated.
For what you are looking for the Sunfish fleets and clubs in your area would be a good place to start ( http://www.sunfishclass.org/~midatlantic/blog ) If you want to look farther out check the other US Regional Sites ( http://www.sunfishclass.org ). You may have more success picking up a sound boat and making the upgrades yourself. Watch craigslist in your region ( http://philadelphia.craigslist.org ). Currently about a dozen listed in the Philly area alone, though not all may meet your criteria.
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As Dan already pointed out, you don't really need to find a boat with 'race rigging' because one can buy all that stuff (sail, outhaul and cunningham cleats and lines) afterwards. The longer 'race' daggerboard is a big plus if you want to race, but that's usually not considered 'rigging'. Anyway, the most important point is a nice, dry hull. Other than that, just do the $ math to estimate the final cost of a boat you find, after upgrading her.

 
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