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Search: Posts Made By: MattMcc804
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By MattMcc804
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: Why round sail edges if there going to be tied to the mast and boom

I dont paddle anymore and can maintain 4 knots in 10 mph winds. And thats with a rugged plywood leeboard and it has to create lots of drag. And thats with a 20sq ft poly tarp sail crudely made, I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: Why round sail edges if there going to be tied to the mast and boom

Ordered it a few hours ago, Ill have it in 2 days
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: Why round sail edges if there going to be tied to the mast and boom

Wow this sail making stuff is quite confusing isnt it, no wonder they cost so much money.
I dont mind putting hours and hours into a sail I enjoy that stuff but it seems like ill be spending way...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: Another (stupid?) outboard motor question

Shoundnt really need to choke it in 80 degree weather, If my 1972 johnson sits for a few days I need to but just for a second while turning it over, after that its good for a few more days
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-08-2013
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By MattMcc804
Why round sail edges if there going to be tied to the mast and boom

I just dont get it, Why should I round the edges of my sail if once there tied to my mast and boom are just going to be flat. Am I missing something here? Its fustrating. Or are you supposed to keep...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: How to mount a lateen to yard and boom

Yes I know but they are way too much money, I found my kayak floating in the bay about two years ago, looked for the owner set it out on my dock, no one claimed it so I got a free pamlico 145t. total...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: How to mount a lateen to yard and boom

Outriggers, and I dont care if that dinghy is free its not the point of what im doing, I want a sailing trimaran kayak that i can one day use in the everglades challenge, thats what got me into...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: How to mount a lateen to yard and boom

Yes, I have gromments on it but what the point of the curves if its just gonna be tied tight to the yard
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: Where to mount sail on kayak

Since your here and active could you tell me how to mount my lateen to the yard and boom, The rounding of the luff and foot have me confused on how to attach it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: How to mount a lateen to yard and boom

70 veiws and not one reply. BUMP. Ready to get to work on it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: Where to mount sail on kayak

I see them everwhere from the tip of the kayak to the mid section. I guess ill just experiment
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By MattMcc804
Where to mount sail on kayak

On my 14.6 kayak, Where should I mount my lateen sail, I would say the size but it will be changing until I find the best size to suite it
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-07-2013
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By MattMcc804
How to mount a lateen to yard and boom

Im a little confused here, I made the 70 sq ft polysail they show dimensions for on the polysail website, The tell you to round the luff and foot, I did all that and hollowed the leach too. How do I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-05-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: How to reef a lateen with reef points

Ive been known to over power things, Once I capsize Ill add outriggers.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: How to reef a lateen with reef points

Well im comlpletely new to sailing and i know reefing reduces the sail area, but how? Do you have to go to the sail and tie new lines from the sail to the boom? Or is there a way to do it from the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By MattMcc804
How to reef a lateen with reef points

Some of you may know I am making kayak into a sailboat, Ill be probabaly puttting a lateen rig on, but only if theres a way to reef with points, The kind I would make would have a yard and boom just...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: how to make a marconi sail

For how make shift and ugly the first sail was, I was suprised by how many other kayakers took interest. I kind of dont even want to try it today since there will be so many people on the water.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: how to make a marconi sail

I have a rudder, and for material a neighbor is giving me some old sails off his boat. Is a gaff rigged sail cut flat or does that too have special curves?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-04-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: how to make a marconi sail

That would make sense. Now ive seen sail kayaks with outriggers and they had daggerboards mounted on the outrigger beams, could i just mount it on the side of my kayak and how big should it be?...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-03-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By MattMcc804
how to make a marconi sail

Im new to sailing and have been experimenting with sailing my kayak, I guess i made a marconi sail, just a basic right triangle, out of poly tarp, its great down wind, but just about 45 degrees from...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-03-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By MattMcc804
Re: How to make my own sail?

The lateen does look easyto make but is it possible to use a bermuda sloop? I would make it 10 feet high and have a 6 foot base, for 30 sf, then maybe add a head sail later, I just think it looks...
Forum: Learning to Sail 05-02-2013
Replies: 9
Views: 2,230
Posted By MattMcc804
How to make my own sail?

Im completly new to sailing and barley even know all the terms yet but have been reading as much as i can. The only thing ive sailed, or tried is my kayak that I used bamboo for the mast, and a broom...
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