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    I'd put at least some of the blame on the old sails. ; )
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    Sandy Stone replied to the thread Hunter 26.5.
    Well, mostly because wing keels are specifically intended to reduce draft, which hurts upwind performance. Also, the wings add some...
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    Sandy Stone replied to the thread Hunter 26.5.
    Which keel do you have? I wouldn't consider a wing keel optimum for racing, but you can still have a good time (and probably learn a...
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    Sandy Stone replied to the thread Clean up duties.
    I use about 2 cups of bleach and 1/2 cup of Spic-n-Span in a 5 gallon bucket of water. It's miraculous. Need to rinse very thoroughly.
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    Sandy Stone replied to the thread FIBERGLASS REPAIR.
    I could be wrong, but I think the deep keel on the 35s5 actually was made of lead, and I'm pretty sure it wasn't encapsulated. Probably...
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    Sandy Stone replied to the thread Sailing into a marina.
    Maybe not, but I bet they have the legal authority to evict you from the marina.
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    Also on most boats you lose the effect of prop wash directly across the rudder, so low speed maneuvering becomes more problematic.
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    For a manufacturer, it is much quicker to install and there are no worries about alignment ( skilled technician not needed). For the...