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Re: Staysail Schooner Rig

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  • Nels
    ... Yeah - The idea of tanbark tyvek sails just seems *WRONG* somehow. Nels:-)
    Message 1 of 9 , Jun 20, 2007
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      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, David Ryan <david@...> wrote:
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      >
      > On Jun 20, 2007, at 3:26 PM, Bruce Hallman wrote:
      >
      > >> I would consider using tyvek.
      > >
      > > But David has a point. Dumpster diving at the marina can easily find
      > > plenty of perfectly good 'used' sails to be cut up and reused.
      >
      > The first suit of sails I had for my scooner were made in less than a
      > day, each cut from places in larger sails that more or less had the
      > shape I needed. Folded the edged over some fiberglass carpet tape,
      > put some grommets in, laced 'em on and went sailing!
      >

      Yeah - The idea of tanbark tyvek sails just seems *WRONG* somehow.

      Nels:-)
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