Shawn is an experienced distance sailor and wanted to turbo his Bevin’s Skiff. He has put the Really Simple Sails standard 89sq ft lug on his skiff increasing the sail area but still allowing adequate reefing to smaller than the original sail
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.
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. […]
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.
The Ocean Explorer is perhaps the smallest cabin boat that is practical. It has one single large sail of 80 square feet and because of its square shape has a lot of stability. The sail has a number of reef points to allow the sail to be reduced in size as the wind comes up. […]