Discussion in 'Sunfish Talk' started by signal charlie, Mar 6, 2018.
1974 AMF Alcort Brochure
Picture #2 shows the factory can't decide in which direction to put the daggerboard.
Keep looking, they can't decide which side the spars go on either, diagram vs photos...I think they do it on purpose just to entertain us, it pops up different all the time.
The red and white pic is printed backwards as the halyard deck block is on the wrong side. Art department must have wanted the boat going in the direction shown. On the other hand, recent photos and videos from Loser Performance had boats rigged wrong.
I think the daggerboard is shown correctly. The factory always showed the Shadow and Barrington boats with slanted edge forward I believe.
See, I missed that part of it, deck block on the wrong side.
That daggerboard orientation makes sense to me from the standpoint of running over things, it might rise up. LP just needs to go back to the round tip to make us happy.
There was a Sunfish model kit where the rounded edge was forward. I always thought it
was wrong until now. Don't think it makes one bit 0f difference with the factory beveled
edges. Except I've always make the boards with a airfoil opposite of what it seems the
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