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    Customs broker, shipyard and boat trucking company in Texas

    Seabrook Shipyards in Houston. They pack up all the race boats in Texas. Kevin Hayes at Hayes rigging down there can do the whole thing for you. he runs a J/121 and J/122 there.
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    j/80 foil replacement

    Check with Vela Sailing supply. He had one of the last 80 furlers in stock a few months back.
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    What’s this for?

    Flattening reef or reef. Used the harken to be able to shake it fast.
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    Youth racing in Tennessee

    HIYC in Nashville has a good laser fleet. The Vanguard 15 fleet travels between 2 clubs seasonally.
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    Sailboat collided with Aircraft Carrier

    The only time in history a French War vessel actually hit a target....
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    ISO J/122 kite

    Just is the perfect fit for what we need. 
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    ISO J/122 kite

    Looking for a beater J/122 Kite. Watcha Got?
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    Harvest Moon Regatta- Who's racing?

    Check in..
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    Measure j80 headstay length

    Center of pin. There are (2) ways to accurately measure. Pendulum swing from spinnaker halyard to gooseneck and forestay or main halyard from black band to center of transom. Or if the rig is down, the old fashioned way...
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    J-80 mainsheet systems

    Salsa, or Buzz line. I used Maffioli but just did not see the advantage for the price. As for cleats, the Harken 150 can bind up under heavy load. The spin lock un cleats easier but the sheet knuckles up at the cleat when you smoke it at the windward mark.  I've been tempted to put an Oxen...
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    Most egregious cheats?

    A certain J/105 back in the day. All boats were on the hard going through tech and you could obviously see this bow was highly modified. Looked like a Mumm 30.
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    Online sailing movies

    Pornhubs premier service is free if you can run through an italian Server. Just Sayin
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    Melges 24 Hull 1

    I think it may be at Rush Creek in Dallas. 
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    J80 Outboard Mod from Hitting Rudder

    Take 1/2 of a Dolfin outboard stabilizer tab and bolt it on. Other easy ways to not gnarl the rudder is can't the outboard away from the centerline when you clamp it on. Only works in light air or you will cavitate,
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    J105 tiller

    Karl Anderson at Karl's Boat shop makes really nice tillers. I'm sure he can do it.