"As far as I can tell from your photo Kim Whitmyre, your pod is above the tiller which is where I wan to put mine. The unreefed mainsail passes 90 cm above the deck of my tiki 26 which doesn't leave much sitting room underneath in a pod. dont…"
"Well I'm still at the drawing board stage but I'm planing on building a permanent framework of posts that I can slot pices of ply and Perspex into. As far as I can tell from at the pictures of the pods iv seen they are low enough to look…"
"Thanks Paul. Making shade is the least of my concernns up here in the northern hemisphere as the end of our summer approaches. It's keeping dry and warm is what I am worried about. I'm thinking of having a windscreen slopping back from the…"
"I'm thinking about the hight of a pod roof. The unreefed mainsail swings about a meter above the deck when tacking but I'm wondering if it would be possible to have a roof with a gentle slope upwards so the mainsail would brush across the…"
I don't live in Polynesia. It's been fun sailing round Cornwall this summer but I would like to keep on sailing this autum and winter.
Iv been looking at deck pods and I would like to have some shelter around the helm to keep dry and warm this english winter. Iv been thinking of some designs and I would like to look at some that have been made and worked and also if there are any that havent worked out.
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