Adding weight

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Adding weight

Postby Krysia Ry » Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:16 am

Hey folks,
How are you Fleet 1 lightweights adding your weight? Is it being glassed into the sole by the keel box?
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Re: Adding weight

Postby Charmed Juan » Tue Apr 30, 2013 12:20 pm

Some are doing bottles filled with lead shot, others are buying Diver weights.
I have the Diver weights. Have not fixed them into position yet.
One added them to the V-Birth compartment. Others are putting them right next to the keel trunk as far forward as possible.
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Re: Adding weight

Postby Capt. Woogy » Wed May 01, 2013 12:44 pm

I'm drinking the Bud Light as fast as I can but it's still taking a while to get enough of these dang plastic bottles to fill with lead shot... a rack and a half to be exact.... burb.
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Re: Adding weight

Postby water skipper » Sat May 04, 2013 6:43 pm

What is the purpose of adding weight? When we race we try and leave as much at the dock as possible!
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Re: Adding weight

Postby cklamp » Sun May 05, 2013 12:21 am

To meet class specs... Boat/mast + all attachments that are glued, screwed, or affixed included has to be 1400+ lbs to be class legal.

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