Ignoring the obvious differences that come with size (standing room, enclosed head.. )..
What is the real-world difference (assuming both are unmodified) in speed between an F28R and an F31R?
Next question is.. can an F28R be modified to match an F31R?
I'm toying with the idea of getting a singlehanded boat but I'm struggling to choose between a up-to-date A-Class (curved foils and rudder winglets) and a F16 (light weight with a carbon mast - e.g. Falcon/Bimare).
I current sail an F18. Our racing fleet is split across F18s, F16s (Solo and...
I have a Nacra Infusion F18. I keep finding small holes and tears near the centre of the foot of the sail... between the bottom edge and the first retrieval ring.
I've taped everything up and have looked for anything which might be snagging the sail during gybes and retrievals... but...
I have a Pentex Jib for a Nacra Infusion and it's starting to show its age.. some crinkles and creases in the lower panels.
I was wondering if i could extend the life of the sail by adding vinyl stickers to:
a) protect against further creasing/wrinkles
B) to 'smooth' out the sail.
The threads have disintegrated on one socket of the rear beam plates on my Nacra Infusion.
I'm planning on helicoil-ing some new threads in... any tips or warnings i should be aware of?
Has anyone disregarded this and gone for an alternative approach (i.e. larger bolt or a longer bolt with...