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”.
I guess the consumer electronics guys would call this an “unboxing”. Boat is an Iain Oughtred Elfyn double ender. Sanders, the builder is happy with his sail – you can read his comments.
Tanbark sails and other fabrics available by direct order.
Photos and short review of Mainsail and Mizzen for perhaps the most famous of Jim Michalak’s Hapscut cruising scows. Tested in an extremely blowy Texas 200 event.
A great article from the Open Goose website on setting up lug rigs of all types.
A sail for the Saturday Night Special designed by John Welsford. And some setup tips from John Goodman.
Where to put telltales on a lug sail and other thoughts.
Our new facebook group for Really Simple Sails is open.
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.
A crease in the sail is a common problem that is easily remedied. Here we go through a quick diagnosis and correct setup.