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  1. Removing mystery deck paint

    Gear & Maintenance
    I have a 1972 Flying Scot with very hard, badly flaking white deck paint of unknown origin. This white "paint" is on top of the original beige gelcoat, and it is very hard. I can break off bits of flake, and they are very hard and inflexible. I'm not sure if this is a second layer of gelcoat...
  2. Stackpacks, Lazyjacks, and Mainsail Facts!

    Gear & Maintenance
    I must admit the one thing I dread is putting the mainsail away. I have lazyjacks with a conventional sail-tie and buckle-down cover setup. I have uttered many profanities at the end of the sailing day. What's the scoop on the Stack-Pack or mainsail drop-bag (term?) setup? I've seen a few...
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