Re: Polytarp sail for Eeek!
> that is there any new info on poly sails. A lot of the sites I foundTry the Excel sail calculator here:
> seemed pretty old or had buttons that didn't work...
It produces a pretty good poly tarp sail.
>I'm sitting in front of the CAD designing a sail for the Fat Eeek! II think you can find info about Dave Gray's polysails at Duckworks Magazine
>have. I'm going to use the Eeek sail for the time being until I figure
>out whether the wider boat will accept more sail.
>Has anyone built a sail for this design? Or a simmilar rig? Failing
>that is there any new info on poly sails. A lot of the sites I found
>seemed pretty old or had buttons that didn't work...
(Google polytarp duckworks, for example)
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- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "captreed48" <captreed@...> wrote:
> > that is there any new info on poly sails. A lot of the sites I found
> > seemed pretty old or had buttons that didn't work...
> Try the Excel sail calculator here:
> It produces a pretty good poly tarp sail.
http://www.duckworksbbs.com/sails/jim/ladybug/index.htm where there's
a link to a custom sail ordering menu with various materials.
Also, SailCut, if you have Windows:
> I think you can find info about Dave Gray's polysails at Duckworks
> (Google polytarp duckworks, for example)I read his article there, and in fact my cad angle is just to develop a
full size drawing, but also print it out so I can do his paper thing.
SO far the Jim Michaluk's pages on a sprit boom sail seem the most
Thanks for all the help everyone.
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>a sail for the Fat Eeek!http://www.hometown.aol.com/polysail/HTML/article.htm
#15661, a node in the ESC story, :) go for it.