VIDEO – Classic Canoe Yawl Ethel designed by George Holmes 150 years ago. Rigging it with one of our Oz Goose sails to recreate the original Balance lug main reduced rigging time from near an hour to about 10 minutes and resolved several handling problems. AJ is very happy to have turned a less than perfect boat into a peach. Video has great sailing footage of the Lower Murray River In South Australia.
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
[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. 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 […]
Custom and Stock Sails contact points are here. 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. And we have a growing production of custom sails to fit your boat. 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.
[Translate] The Goose is a blown up version of the OzRacer boats developed by Michael Storer. Being a bigger boat there is a chance of it carrying more people and carrying more load that the smaller version. The sail in this file photo is illustrative of the size, but it is not a RSS sail […]