"Typically side by side forestays were used to facilitate headsail changes prior to the advent to twin track foils.
The inner headsail could be used with an integral stay. A dynema rope inside a sleeve to give a removable forestay or, if you want to…"
"I spent an evening on the net looking into Junk rigs.
I watched the JRA 3 part video series (and others) which was very good. While I have a greater understanding of the system now, on the whole I don't see it as an improvement over the Wharram…"
"The world is a stage and everyone is an actor.
I'll look at the junk rig further, otherwise our requirements & intended destinations are the same. With the exception that'll I'll head to Norway instead of Alaska.
"I've though alot about this, to the point of buying study plans for the Tanenui (one for sale locally)& Tangaroa and traced them into AutoCAD to explore various configurations.
My design considerations are almost identical to yours…"
"When I come to building my rig I will have a boom (and kicker) on the wing sail. From the photos I've seen of the boomless wing sail in action the shape on the bottom aft 1/3 of the sail is far from satisfactory. I satisfactory shape could be…"
Feb 24, 2022
Finn is now a member of Wharram Builders and Friends