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sunfish class membership renewal

it’s that time of year – membership dues are due if you are a member of the Sunfish Class. there is a big change this year – you won’t be receiving a notice in the mail to remind you to renew your Sunfish Class membership.  p...

sunfish class: news and updates

the Sunfish Class has announced a new ISCA president, Larry Mass.  the previous president, Paul-Jon Patin, will continue to be involved as the out-going ISCA President.  the new President Mass has issued a letter from the President that was posted...

et ego in Arcadia: Sunfish sailing

it was a traditional family vacation at Camp Arcadia, filled with good food, plenty of relaxing & some book reading, and wonderful time spent with family and friends (some old and some new). a lot of time spent down on the beach, playing in the s...

super porpoise standing on it’s tail

can you teach an old fish new tricks? this is the most action my old Super Porpoise has seen in a long time. while we were living in Indiana, I used to store it by hanging it from the garage ceiling (above the garage door space). but when we moved fr...

Sunfish sailing at the Dunedin Marina

saw this gorgeous photo of some Sunfish at Dunedin Marina in Florida on Instagram the other day: makes me want to schedule a vacation to Dunedin sometime soon! for additional (fantastic!) photography – including Sunfish/sailing/coastal pics and...

eat sleep sail

if only it was this simple? Tagged: blogging, eat sleep sail, LIFE, sailing, simple, sunfish sailing...

sunfish mainsheet controls upgrade

I’ve written several posts in the past about upgrading to a Sunfish mainsheet ratchet block and the associated rigging to control your mainsheet. sunfish mainsheet block sunfish mainsheet block upgrade mainsheet block stand-up spring harken h15...

Harkers Island Sunfish Regatta

the Sunfish Class sent out an email blast for the upcoming Harkers Island Sunfish Regatta (July 15-17) in North Carolina.  I’ve seen pics and such for the event before – it looks like a neat and fun weekend! If you’ve been thinking abo...

bonnie plants

I saw this truck the other day and instantly thought of a good blogging friend: bonnie k frogma. she plants/gardens, she kayaks, and she even sails a Sunfish!  if you don’t already read her blog, take some time to check it out!   Tagged:...

SUP sunfish

recently, Laser Performance announced a few new products that they are adding to their catalog of several sailboats (Laser, Sunfish, Pico, Bahia, etc); Laser Performance will now offer a few versions of stand-up paddle boards (or SUP).  SUP’s...

North Shore Yacht Club video

this is an excellent promo video for North Shore Yacht Club in Highland Park, Illinois (a northern suburb of Chicago). the club has a large fleet of Sunfish sailboats, also races Buccaneers, and has kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for it’s mem...

first beat cheat sheet

the renowned Sunfish sailor Derrick Fries has been collecting data about his sailboat racing for almost 50 years, logging information for his upwind legs and his starts at all of his sailboat races. the amount of data compiled is a bit mind-numbing,...

greater detroit 2016 Sunfish race schedule

the Greater Detroit Sunfish Club (GDSC) has released their 2016 Sunfish race schedule (you can find it with additional information posted at their Yahoo Group).  you can also check them out on their Facebook page. May 1st – Maceday Lake (a lit...

upgrades for a Minifish

the recent addition of a Minifish to our fleet required some minor upgrades to make it a little bit easier for my boys to sail. typically with an older Sunfish style boat, it is almost always a good idea to get rid of the old style of mainsheet contr...

sailing therapy 

 it’s been too long since I last sailed.    Tagged: sailing, sunfish, therapy, winter...

The Winners of The Big Four from Dive Inspire

Today is Thanksgiving celebration in the United States, thus special for readers who celebrate it: Happy Thanksgiving!  Thank you for participating on The Big Four sponsored by Dive Inspire. Based on the comments […]...
by indahs travel photography on Nov 26, 2015

The Big Four (+Giveaway from Dive Inspire)

The 15th edition of Marine Life monthly post is sponsored by Dive Inspire. Dive Inspire offers creative products inspired by the wonders of our oceans. On this post, Dive Inspire and I would […]...
by indahs travel photography on Oct 19, 2015

mystery boat: what is it?

a few days ago, a friend of the blog sent me a few pictures of a mystery boat that they own, but are not exactly sure what the boat actually is… here are a few details: the reader described it as a scow, similar to a Butterfly approximately 12-...

on a plane

I quickly snapped this photo when I was sailing the Sunfish a few weeks ago during our vacation. winds were nice, probably in the high teens and gusting over twenty mph. I had the lake all to myself and was flying across the water.    ...

JD summer clearance sale

I’m a big fan of Jamestown Distributors, and have been on their email list for quite some time.  today’s email had a nice little photo surprise – an old wooden Sunfish! for Sunfish sailors, Jamestown Distributors is an excellent so...


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