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 Post subject: TriFoiler Dagger Board
PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:00 pm 
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Just got the TriFoiler I bought. It has been rode hard and put up wet - saltwater wet. Spent most of the day, heating chiseling, and breaking the trailer apart. Not much fun. I don't think the original owner ever bothered to rinse this thing after using it in the ocean.

One thing I noticed on this particular boat that I haven't seen on other TriFoilers is a dagger board mounted on the port bow. It's somewhat flimsy and will point slightly to starboard when deployed, but is nicely mounted and would seem to possibly be a factory piece. But I've yet to see one on another TriFoiler.

Do any of you know if this is a custom item or something Hobie offered later in the TriFoiler's production life? Thanks. Now back to rust busting.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:47 am 
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The 'Lee-board' was a factory item - and re-trofit to older boats that didn't have one - this helps the Trifoiler function better in non-foiling conditions - without the board deployed it's nearly impossible to control the boat... Trifoiler obviously works best when in an open area and 'On' the foils - so in winds over 12mph are so with 1 person or 15 with 2 people

You'll love the Trifoiler - it's a real blast!!!

Send your info and boat # to DKetterman@hobiecat.com he keeps track of them.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:19 am 
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I plan to find out, provided I can source or make all the parts I need.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 11:01 am 
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If you need parts - the illustrated parts guides will have #'s needed - ( http://static.hobiecat.com/digital_asse ... rParts.pdf ) and we can still provide (most) parts - you will want to contact Dan Ketterman here at Hobie for help directly.

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