Articles for L-36 Owners


eventide_thumb.jpgThis is an email exchange between L-36 owners on the subject of insurance. My interest perked up as a result of the Eventide collisionCLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Tuning the rigging

lapworth_letter_icon.pngA letter by Bill Lapworth on how to tune a Cal-36,and the instructions he put in most of the early Cal boat manuals including the Cal-40.CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Boat of the Month (L-36)

bom_icon.pngLatitude 38 Boat of the Month article on the Lapworth 36CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Chariman Bob's list of concerns about L-36s

This is a must read for any L-36 owner. I have addressed many of these and checked on most of the others. The next thing that gets me will probably be something on this list I didn't treat with enough respect. These concerns apply to many boats, not just L-36s.CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

From Odin Braathen

Friend of the site, Odin Braathen, writes us with some histroy on some of the boats.CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Swiftsure (1959-1970)

Swiftsure race results and some L36 pertinent excerpts from a book on the early years of the Swiftsure race.CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

L-36 Class History

Some history of the L-36 class from Skip AllanCLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Remembering Bill Lapworth

lat38billerik.jpgPDF Reprint of an article from 2006 remembering Bill Lapworth. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

Remembering Chairman Bob

charimanbob.jpgRemembering Chairman BobCLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

What is the handicap of an L-36?

Well, it depends on where you race. If there is a lot of wind, you have a low handicap. If there isn't a lot of wind, you have a high handicap. Your results may follow this trend as well. When there is a lot of wind, you win. When the wind is light, you lose.CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE


The question came up about repowering an L-36. Discussion follows the jump.CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE

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