Joost and Koos used three of our sails in the Lauwersmeer RAID event in the Netherlands. The 50 square foot mylar sleeve luff canoe sail on the Viola and Artemis canoes and the 105 sq ft balance lug on Joost and Viola’s Goat Island Skiff “GISwerk”.
A great article from the Open Goose website on setting up lug rigs of all types.
A crease in the sail is a common problem that is easily remedied. Here we go through a quick diagnosis and correct setup.
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
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
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. Sail 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 tomorrow. […]
A guide to assessing suitability of the RSS sails for other designs. Discussion, guide, explanation of terms and factors and full dimensions and centres.
Finally! On the water photos for Really Simple Sails. We’ve been happy with the teams workmanship for several months. The photos show the designer’s (me) work is up to scratch too.
Sails for the Goat Island Skiff and Oz Racer and PDRacer series of boats are now available from Duckworks in the USA at very reasonable prices. Developed by Michael Storer for ReallySimpleSails Philippines
You have a new Lug sail from us or someone else, or have just gotten your first lug sailed boat. This page has the resources to make it simple, trouble free and efficient.