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Repair Old Boats - Jack Bartlett describes how to replace the water logged foam in older boats. circa 1970


  Sail Magazine - Article about the first fiberglass sailboat from Sailing Magazine.   Rebel Retrofit - An article on refurbishing an old Rebel from Sailing Magazine. Jan 08

Take a kid sailing - Bill Ryan recalls sailing in his younger days. Bill thinks he wrote this 1989-1991.


 

Sailing to win - A good review of sail trim and speed by Bruce Goldsmith. Feb 1981

 

Old Centerboards - Larry Shoots reviews the various Rebel center board designs. Feb 1999

Youth Sailing - How and why to keep youth involved in one design sailing from Bruce Nowak. No date


 

Safe Trailering - Karel Vorel tells us how to avoid common problems and has some interesting stories. May 1998

 

 

History by Sue - The Rebel Class is family to Sue Gerber. Aug 1998

Safe Sailing - Chris Fromme tells how to right a boat after a capsize. There is a link to very good article on buoyancy bags. 1992


 

Winning - Bruce Goldsmith uses winning psychology. Sept 1980

  One Design Sailing Symposium - Bruce Nowak & John Washburn report on the US Sailing ODSS they attended. Jan 2008

US SAILING ODCC Aug 2008 Newsletter - Lee Parks from US Sailing sent this newsletter about the One Design meeting in Atlanta to Bruce Nowak.

 

 

Ray Greene Flyer - Mark Quiniff sent this interesting and historic brochure from 1971

 

Rebel Industries Production - Another historic brochure from Mark Quiniff when Rebels were produced in Jackson. 1974

Spindrift One Designs - Mark Quiniff sent this brochure from Spindrift when they started building Rebels in 1981.   Mark IV Cup Holders - Responding to requests for plans to build the wooden cup holders, Neil Robb prepared these. Jan 2010   History of Rebel Versions over the Years. - Mark Quiniff wrote this history that will help boat owners identify their heritage. This rev is a major improvement with Doug Blewitt and Jim Quiniff.  May 2012
Split Bridle Schematic - Dave Nickels created this drawing for adding the bridle to a Mark IV. Mar 2012

 

  Single Hand Mast Stepping - Scott Wright shows us how one person can step the mast on the Rebel. Note that Scott has a bail for the vang connection so it can swing up.  Thanks Scott. Sept 2012   The Class of the Month - This article highlights the Rebel Class. It is from the May 1992 Sailing World magazine. We think that Dave Nickels is at the helm with Don Robinson as crew in Don's R4162.

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