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 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
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.
A guide to assessing suitability of the RSS sails for other designs. Discussion, guide, explanation of terms and factors and full dimensions and centres.
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 two versions of the OzRacer use the same sails. The more racing oriented OzRacer Mk2 and the more family oriented OzRacer RV. It is also suitable for many OzGoose and PDGoose designs as well as many of the original PDRacers. The OzRacer is meant to be a simple sailing boat that is very easy […]