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Cool tarpsail, I built a scow once with a crab claw rig. we also used a tarp for a sail. You can cut and seam them with contact cement, then pop in new gromets where you want them.

My first boat was a nine foot snark. It had been used as a marketing prop for coppertone sun block. It was a really fun boat.
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Okay, I actually happen to know what a pirogue is... if you can sail a pirogue (not big on lateral stability) with a Snark rig, you can sail anything, big or small. Best of luck to you and enjoy it....
Well, I started to do the work to adapt the pirogue and found a little rot. OK, if it's just a little, I can dig that out and epoxy fill and put glass tape over it. Then I found a little more; and a little more. Off she went to the FREE section on Craigslist and now she is a sandbox in a nearby family's backyard (I advertised it as a planter or possible project and put people who wanted to fix at the bottom of the list). So right now, it is just the Snark. It is the 11' one with the uncovered styro hull (has held up amazingly well for many years). I have a little over a half gallon of epoxy lying around and I found where I can get 4 yards of 60" boat cloth for about $25, so she is going to become a fiberglass boat soon. I always have to tinker with something...
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