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.
Standing lug sail for the Dave Gentry Designed Annabelle Skiff
Where to put telltales on a lug sail and other thoughts.
Our new facebook group for Really Simple Sails is open.
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
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.
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.