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  1. Can anyone help me identify this dinghy?

    It kind of looks like a Europe dinghy to me. The centerboard trunk looks a little big for a Europe but the general shape seems there.
  2. 505 7772 - Upgrade & Refit

    Now with a mahogany piece bonded in. Additional mahogany fillers will be placed in there and then wrapped in a two layers of carbon. The new diagonal bulkhead opening was sanded and glassed with two layers of tape.
  3. 505 7772 - Upgrade & Refit

    Paul, what you see there is a work in progress. I'm definitely not leaving the mast partners open like that, it's a question of two projects happening at the same moment which are increasing the opening for the future spinnaker launcher tube and the lengthening of the partners. Follow along the thread and I promise I'll make it right.
  4. Craigslist Finds

    Now a $500 J24 from 1991 with no fees. If only we needed J24s here in Park City. J24 in Watsonville
  5. Craigslist Finds

    Not a dinghy but it certainly is a deal. A J24 on Ebay, currently at $410. It's a 1988 so it's got the newer hatch. $300 in fees but it's still a good deal. J24 on Ebay
  6. Craigslist Finds

    Now that is cool
  7. Craigslist Finds

    There are some real, gems?, in Eugene...
  8. Craigslist Finds

    Holy smokes...I sold a Geary 18 earlier this year for about the same money, and it was good looking and functional.
  9. Dinghy New Guy Strong Wind Tacking Problems

    You may have been trying to go from a reach through the tack, which rarely works in a lightweight boat on a windy day as you get slowed down quickly. You need to make sure you're pointing well before attempting to tack. Also, you'll want to push the tiller a little more aggressively to pull the boat around through the wind a little faster than needed in medium wind. Sometimes, when tacking isn't working for you, don't panic, but take the boat through a gybe instead. A little more serious with the boom coming across quickly but it can be easier as you should be able to accomplish it without fighting the wind.
  10. Craigslist Finds

    Good eyes...I definitely didn't catch that break away tongue design they have going there.
  11. Craigslist Finds

    And now a cheap 505 in Eugene. This one says "good" condition...debatable. Eugene 505
  12. 505 7772 - Upgrade & Refit

    I'll definitely do the double pole. I have the Superspar boom and I think I may go with Waterat poles and launcher. It's too cold for me to too much more resin work so I'm wrapping up the diagonal bulkhead opening and the mast partner cut and lengthen.
  13. Craigslist Finds

    A 470 near Salt Lake City of all places...you find some cool boats in the most obscure areas. Salt Lake City 470
  14. Craigslist Finds

    I like this one...no mast and boom though??
  15. 505 7772 - Upgrade & Refit

    Thanks for the link. I've saved that for the Spring so I can put some nice grip on the boat. I had been thinking about just a straight piece along the gunwale but that has a nice look to it.