Re: [bolger] Teal sail set up
> > I know I am showing my total ignorance of sailing, but now I amTry this link for tyvek sailmaking.
> > desperate for help. I am finished with Teal and have been rowing her
> > for some time now, but it is time to hook up a sail to all the wooden
> > parts I have built. The plans contain instructions that are clear
> > over my head, as I have never sailed or rigged up a sail. I plan to
> > start with a polytarp sail, so I can try my hand at sewing it all
> > myself. I have no clue how to place grommets or if I even need them.
> > Or how to attach the sail to the mast, sprit and whatever handling
> > lines are needed. I am looking for a super simple picture if
> > possible
> > that would be helpful to get this thing in the wind. Any Teal
> > builders or anyone who can help, I would like to hear from you.
The link is from the mother of all maritime links, truly the greatest link
site on the web. You could while away a liftime in there.
Jim Michalak's site has a lot of real good info on rigging a sprit rig.
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