Re: [bolger] Re: Help me build Surf
- 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
> 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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