Category: Boat Work

August 14, 2018
Pro Laser Sailboat Rigging: Rudder & Tiller

Brett Beyer is joining us as a guest coach for three clinics between April 15 and May 6. The first two are aleady sold out! Here's the top 7 reasons to take part of this amazing opportunity.

December 13, 2017
Laser Sailing Class Rules Update Compasses

Following a class vote, it was recently announced that all four proposed rule changes had been approved. Here is our summary of the changes.

September 11, 2017
Laser Sailing Tips: Selecting the Best Mainsheet

Choosing the right mainsheet can often be a decision that can make or break your day of racing. Factors to […]

August 12, 2017
Laser Rigging Tips: How to Maintain/Repair Laser Spars

Maintaining your spars correctly will ensure longevity, and knowing how to repair them and having the tools and parts on hand will allow you to miss as little sailing as possible.

July 9, 2017
Get the Most out of Your Boom Vang

This two part video looks at how to rig your vang in the most efficient way and how to mark it so that you can set it correctly at any time on the race course.

April 10, 2017
Laser Rigging Tips: How to Calibrate your Laser Outhaul

Having proper marks on your outhaul will allow you to set your sail correctly in the heat of the moment. Here's how and why to mark it.

November 28, 2016
Tips for Rigging the Laser Hiking Strap

This method allows you to adjust the strap while having enough friction to hold it in place. Make sure to use an old line so that it provides as much friction as possible.

November 21, 2016
Tips for The Best Outhaul Shock Cord System

Using a shockcord on your outhaul helps take the slack out of the system while making it more responsive.

November 12, 2016
Laser Sailing Tips: Why Good Rigging Matters

Having good controls is important as it takes one more variable out of your racing: they are strong and well built, they allow you to trim your sail correctly even when you are tired, they are always rigged the same – all of which provide psychological and mechanical advantages.

September 16, 2016
Cunningham System for the MKII Sail

The laser MKII sail brings many new changes with it and in this article we will discuss a rigging system for the cunningham to allow you to use the control to it's full capacity. The increased weight of the new sail cloth makes applying the cunningham more resistant as compared to the MKI sail, therefore the conventional rigging system will need to be updated.

November 12, 2012
Preventing Spar Corrosion

There’s nothing worse than having to cut your sail short because of a broken spar. Most commonly on the Laser, […]

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