Max, If you join the JRA (http://www.junkrigassociation.org/) you find that we have a couple of Chinese members. Likely they would be able to help you. Paullachica31
Hi group, I'll be in Asia for a while, and I'm wondering if it's still possible to see working junks anywhere in China or other Asian countries. I'm living inmaxcamirand
I would not be too afraid of chafe in cambered panel sails. I have used them since 1994 and seen only small traces over the years. Shirley Carter, who sails aarne_kverneland_norway
pertaining to the Junk Rig, I've realized that there is not a lot of
information out there. This list has been created to discuss the design
building and sailing of the Chinese Junk Rig. List members will also be able to
post relevant articles and pictures.
Note: The Files and Photos sections have been re-opened for new submissions. Yahoo! have increased the limits on Files and Photos so that we now have
enough space to use them again. The overflow group, junkrig2, still exists. See
target="_blank" href="http://groups.yahoo.com/group/junkrig2/"> Junkrig2.
The feature photo shows the front cover of the newly re-published "Practical Junk Rig" by Blondie Hasler
and Jock McLeod. This seminal work on rigging western boats with Chinese junk rigged sails has been
out of print for several years. It is now being published in the UK by Adlard Coles Nautical and in the US by Tiller Books.
Photo contributions of new or old junks are always welcome.
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