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Boats for Sale / Re: 1998 hull 96 $11,900
« Last post by bilberry on Today at 12:54:50 AM »
Bayfield, CO  near Durango.
here is a pic
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Boats for Sale / Re: 1998 hull 96 $11,900
« Last post by Mike Josselyn on Today at 12:38:08 AM »
Where is it located?
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Boats for Sale / 1998 hull 96 $11,900
« Last post by bilberry on Today at 12:12:35 AM »
   Good set of sails #1 Ullman main and Glassier jib race sails with Ullman Spinnaker (fast kite).  Good set of club racer One-Design #2 Ullman main and Doyle jib.   

3.5 Nissan long shaft, standard rigging, no leaks in keelbox, stainless steel lifeline rails, hatch on bow for more air below.

Zieman galvanized trailer,  lying in Bayfield, CO      Mongoose

$11,900 firm

bdub996@gmail.com
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U20 General Discussion / Re: Nose Rail - Do We Need It?
« Last post by TimPorter on August 23, 2019, 01:09:40 AM »
Put it back on.
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Sorry for the late registration.  Iím in. See you all next week. 
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Your Favorite Picture of your Boat / Early picture of first U20
« Last post by Mike Josselyn on August 18, 2019, 01:10:44 AM »
This is a sales picture of the Fast and Friendly Ultimate 20 used by Jeff Canepa to get interest in this new design by Jim Antrim
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U20 General Discussion / Re: Nose Rail - Do We Need It?
« Last post by Bob Abelin on August 17, 2019, 05:14:27 PM »
Hereís the part that came off.
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U20 General Discussion / Nose Rail - Do We Need It?
« Last post by Bob Abelin on August 17, 2019, 05:06:05 PM »
So I was ramp launching my U20 the other day and had a bit of an issue.  The ramp was fairly steep and the nose rail/fairing got caught on the trailer bow roller. No big deal but then I hit a dip in the ramp, the boat bounced and came down hard enough to break the nose rail off.   On inspection it looks like it had been damaged previously and not repaired terribly well.  It wouldnít be too hard to put it back on and reinforce it so it wonít come off again, but now Iím wondering if I even really it?  It doesnít seem to serve a purpose.   Should I put it back on or just fair the bow and call it good?
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U20 General Discussion / Re: Capsizing
« Last post by U20CarpeDiem on August 12, 2019, 04:34:54 PM »
Weíve been sailing in Lake Michigan.  When winds are blowing uncomfortably and seas build, we reef the main.  The boat sails nicely under control with no loss in point.  Rig your jiffy reef just in case.
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U20 General Discussion / Re: Capsizing
« Last post by Bob Abelin on August 10, 2019, 07:54:45 PM »
There is a video of a capsized U20 in San Francisco Bay. You can search for it on YouTube.  Itís pretty clear from the video that the keel is at least partly retracted so it either wasnít secured or something on the keel box failed.  Iíve definitely had the boat on itís side a few time but it has always righted itself fairly easily once the sheets were released. 
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