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by BWR
Fri Jul 21, 2006 2:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Main Track Repair
Replies: 6
Views: 2788

The Bieker tracks are notorious for cracking. Fixed mine several times. Cut out the cracked section and replace after cleaning up the mast. Use Plexus so it will stick to the plastic track and still have the same flex charcteristics. May need to file/bevel the edges so the bolt rope will slide throu...
by BWR
Mon Jul 17, 2006 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Living/Sailing in San Francisco
Replies: 5
Views: 2957

Archie, Will be great to have you over here. Are you bringing a boat? Most of the SF 14 sailing is done from Richmond YC ('97 Worlds). Lawrence Henderson lives in Alameda, lots of others will be able to give you good info. on the areas as well. Without traffice should only be 20-30 min. drive to Ric...
by BWR
Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: STOLEN ONE DESIGN 14
Replies: 11
Views: 6779

Gretchen & Susan taught me how to sail, way too many yrs. ago. Sailed w/ Hiedi and Amy some later. Sailed T-tens for yrs. out of Vermilion, Huron, and Sandusky. Worked at Harbor North teaching sailing and running charters. Still get back to one brother's in Verm. about every 4th. Go find another 14,...
by BWR
Tue Jun 06, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: STOLEN ONE DESIGN 14
Replies: 11
Views: 6779

Trey, Sorry to hear of your loss. However, Great to hear there is/was a 14 on Put-in-Bay. I've spent many a wild night there back in the 70's and 80's. Still miss it every year in early Aug. when Bay week rolls around. Frosties, Round House, Beer Barrel, etc. But have to say, the 14 sailing is bette...
by BWR
Sat May 27, 2006 12:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any Garda News??
Replies: 12
Views: 5395

Any Garda News??

Seems Garda is this week and weekend. Is everyone too drunk / hung over from the Adolpho Bastardo to give us an update?
by BWR
Thu May 18, 2006 2:56 am
Forum: Buy : Sell : Trade
Topic: Bieker I - $1000 - Colorado, USA
Replies: 8
Views: 4150

Sorry, but that's a B1!
by BWR
Sat May 13, 2006 7:30 pm
Forum: Tech
Topic: Kite sock under floor?
Replies: 16
Views: 9559

Re: Kite sock under floor?

Who has got their kite sock under the floor? Do you find any problems?, filling up with water etc on light days? Must be great for making the cockpit cleaner Grant, All the new B5s from North America are built off the same molds, which incude under deck Kite tubes. It makes the deck MUCH cleaner an...
by BWR
Fri May 12, 2006 2:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pacific Rim Championship Photos
Replies: 7
Views: 3403

Who is that person playing in the surf on a 14, and did the boat survive? It looks a bit hairy in that one shot, second to last page. That's Stewart Vickery driving, (He stole Alan Laflin's postion for the 'pursuit race', though Alan didn't do so bad hanging out w/ the chicks in a chase boat drinki...
by BWR
Thu May 11, 2006 5:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Pacific Rim Championship Photos
Replies: 7
Views: 3403

Pacific Rim Championship Photos

Renee got her photos up at:

www.digiproofs.com password:Hawaii

or try

http://www.digiproofs.com/ecom/event_vi ... ord=hawaii

Lots of shots of new boats, rigs, and sail combinations. Great all around shots of the whole event (Not that I'm biased or anythng!)

Enjoy
by BWR
Wed Apr 19, 2006 1:49 am
Forum: Buy : Sell : Trade
Topic: Bieker 5 Hull for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 4648

Bieker 5 Hull for sale

FOR SALE 1 yr. old Bieker 5 Hull. Carbon pre-preg w/ Nomax core. There are no racks on this hull, however the struts are still there (just add racks) No hardware, no rudder pod or foils. This has a raised floor w/ spin tube under deck (no spin sock) Boat was 20 lbs. under weight when fully rigged w/...