Re: Staysail Schooner Rig
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Ryan <david@...> wrote:
>Yeah - The idea of tanbark tyvek sails just seems *WRONG* somehow.
> 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!