About boatmik

Small boat designer for storerboats.com and sail designer for reallysimplesails.com
Website: http://storerboatplans.com/wp
boatmik has written 25 articles so far, you can find them below.
Tech oriented 5.0m sailing canoe sail with reef - reallysimplesails.com

We are now making custom sails and standard sails in custom materials

RSS is now getting sails laser cut by a third party to our designs. We can now make affordable custom sails and have access to a much larger selection of materials and fabrics.
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Really simple sail going upwind on Lake Ta'al, Philippines

Big Sail price reduction of $100 for GIS and OZ.

Price drop of $100 on our larger sails – Oz and Goat Island Skiff. Also announcing that we can make sails for many more types of boats as we are getting the sails laser cut to our designs.
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Leach Ribbon or tuft behaviour on lug and other sails - really simple sails

Some changes to the GIS sail – and using Leach ribbons for sail trim.

Some changes to the Goat Island Skiff sail and how to use leach ribbons or tufts for more accurate sail trimming and steering to reach greater sailing efficiency
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Price Rise for RSS sails 15 December ’14

There will be a price rise in the next couple of weeks. It will mostly affect the GIS (105 sq ft) and Oz (89 sq ft) lug but have a small effect on the Canoe sail. Read the article for more information
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All RSS canoe, Oz, Goat sails are back in stock

[Translate] Duckworks USA now has all sails back in stock 23 October 2014. Order sails by RSS from Duckworks. Countries not serviced easily by Duckworks can email us. ┬áSail prices are the same and freight costs may be higher from the Philippines. The new 36sq ft Canoe sail will be added to the ordering page […]
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John Lizardi's NorthEaster Dory wanted a bigger lug sail - RSS sails - Simple inexpensive quality sails.

A bigger, inexpensive sail for John Lizardi’s CLC NorthEaster Dory

John was looking for more oomph for his NorthEaster Dory by CLC. He decided to try the RSS 89 square foot lug sail. He found himself sailing happily alongside Lasers for an extended period, causing puzzled looks from the young Laser sailors. Boat handles much better too.
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