Claire1000

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  1. Claire1000

    2018 Texas Centerboard Circuit

    How about y’all blame me and Theo for having babies and we all be friends. Hope to get back to it in a few years.
  2. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    Our rudder is also tough. Give it a few more sails before sanding. It has loosened some. Do NOT pull up by the eyehole or string through the eyehole. That part will come out. Just use your hand on the metal strut.
  3. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    What’s the current thought on gluing something where the push rod attaches to the elevator? Also which tuning gauge? Will a loos work?
  4. Claire1000

    2018 Texas Centerboard Circuit

    It’s on our calendar but unlikely. New baby is cool though. We are hoping to make an appearance at keelboat weekend of wurstfest and maybe Austin.
  5. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    Dave- you should order some of those and sell them as an accessory. I would have paid $50 for it with the boat.
  6. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    Here’s the speedpuck holder. I used Vegas printing. I intentionally know nothing about this stuff. Fits perfectly on my wand holder. https://drive.google.com/open?id=12Y8vja5QJYGosvpCRIBPn4SfroUVTX3F https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Elwv0MraMY3NTSqWVcO3458PpSuigl49
  7. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    I have no idea what any of this means, but I clicked a bunch of buttons and believe I ordered one for $33 shipped. I'll let y'all know if it works. Thanks for designing and sharing!
  8. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    When Dave came to town he put on WAY more downhaul than we had been. So the line that comes with it is hard to get started but isn’t too short once engaged. Not to say it’s bad to lengthen it, just make sure you pull a lot of it on to same you would with the short one. Also we couldn’t get a figure 8 either so we’re just typing a single knot and that has worked.
  9. Claire1000

    2018 Texas Centerboard Circuit

    Theo and I are doubtful for much for the near future. Baby doing good though.
  10. Claire1000

    2018 Texas Centerboard Circuit

    Awesome. Hope it’s a blast and gets a good turn out! We added another future sailor to the world on Friday. She’s a cutie and has a full head of black hair. No sailing for a while for us obviously but we look forward to getting back someday. Claire , Theo, Ellie, and now Katherine
  11. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    And our rudder head pulled out. We just stuck it back in. No glue. Seems fine. The rope holds it down. Don’t pull it up from the hole/rope on top. That’s what we did.
  12. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    Agree keep the front pin centered and rudder neutral then adjust where you sit. One of my big takeaways from our time with Dave was to quit messing with these settings and adjust my butt.
  13. Claire1000

    2018 Texas Centerboard Circuit

    We enjoyed our Johnson 18s and they are a lot of value for the money.
  14. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    I used to be a small time pilot...so am all too familiar with oscillating landings. The UFO isn’t like that but you’ll know it when you do it. Dave called it something else earlier on this thread. If you have the pins neutral and you’re butt in the right place it should happen I don’t think. Settings for hubby 190 and me 140 seem to be the same. You’re right on it thinking wise (again 5 or maybe more like 10 times on the boat). Don’t sail it like a laser. Don’t try to hike it flat from leeward. Keep it flat (with hiking) and forget about pointing and get it up. Sheet like crazy. Don’t get cocky with the wand height. Don’t worry about the foil angles too much. Lastly we are the blind leading the blind so read this with a grain of salt and defer to everything Dave says.
  15. Claire1000

    Steve and Dave Clarks Unidentified Foiling Object

    Advice from back in my days as a newbie (now that I've sailed it like 5 times)... Set the rudder and foil trim neutral and don't worry too much about it. I was doing way too many other things wrong that affected me far more than those settings. If the boat is porpoising (is that a word) a ton, adjust the rudder foil. Once Dave got me to quit worrying about them so much, and worry about sheeting and hiking, I did WAY better. I think I made comments about this on the google doc. Let me know if they are confusing or you want a picture. I think front foil is 3rd hole on the bottom and rudder foil is an inch or so from the front. You shouldn't need to really adjust these until you are way better. Moving my bootie affected way more than moving these.