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  1. Have you tried to use the weather routing functionality and compare to Expedition to compare?
  2. You must have sailed closer to NYC where the sound pinches down to a few miles.
  3. Great to share with folks that are new to sailing before you invite them onboard to sail.
  4. And too much traffic and a lack of parking.
  5. Here is another to add to your collection. Neil Pryde designed the original sails for the boat and this is is second version. Red Stripe, which was sold and moved to American Yacht Club has used those numbers for the whole time he owned the boat. https://www.neilprydesails.com/images/pdf/Flying Tiger Tuning Guide Rev 2.pdf
  6. We had annual issues with our 9.8 motor. We determined that our issue was ethanol fuel in a wet engine compartment. To correct, we started rebuilding the carburetor at the end of each season right after we began limping on or off the racecourse. After the second year, we started to by non-ethanol racing fuel and while closing up the boat, leaving the motor up high enough to keep the hatch open an inch or so. It's that last thing on the way off and we readjust first thing on the way back on so no one breaks the hatch. Since making those adjustments, the boat has been running well for four years
  7. We were thinking of moving out to CO a few years ago. I live on the east coast so and wanted to continue sailing. We researched Dillon and I was thinking of bringing a Flying Tiger 10M with me. In the end, plans changed, but it's still on my list for retirement locations.
  8. Congratulations on the sail of your J/120. ... Who made your dodger? I'm in the market.
  9. That was a fast turn around! I know where I'm posting next time I can't source parts locally.
  10. Lake Champlain is a great lake to sail, and the Burlington, VT area is a great place to live and dock your boat.
  11. I don’t think the J/109 fleet around here reports removing their transom seat. Is PHRF adjusting for overall weight when standard equipments is removed?
  12. Thanks for the feedback. I'm looking forward to seeing the two Dehler 42s and one Dehler 46 out on the Vineyard course! Sail Fast!
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