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Re: [bolger] Re: Help me build Surf

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  • Ed Ed
    Great Idea!!! Off to the Sailmakers house we go!!! ... __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free, easy-to-use web site design
    Message 1 of 12 , Sep 1, 2003
      Great Idea!!! Off to the Sailmakers house we go!!!
      --- fountainb@... wrote:
      > Ed wrote:
      > > For the first sail, what material would you
      > recommend short of real
      > > sail cloth which is expensive? Any thoughts?
      >
      > 2nd hand sails are cheap, often free. When recut
      > they often have
      > heaps of life left in them. And they don't make a
      > horrible noise.
      > You will probably end up with a slightly heavier
      > sail than a new
      > one because you are cutting down the sail from a
      > small keelboat
      > to make a dinghy sail, but you aren't out to win
      > races.
      >
      > This is what I did for the spritsail on my
      > daughter's D4.
      >
      > Bruce Fountain
      > Senior Software Engineer
      > Union Switch & Signal
      > Perth, Western Australia
      >


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