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by Peter R
Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: International Open Canoe Sailing
Topic: Hiking Winglets
Replies: 7
Views: 14355

Re: Hiking Winglets

Many thanks Jim - the wings on your boat look very nicely done but much larger than I had in mind. I'll try again to find a German or Swedish manufacturer website, or their association websites. On reflection, I think I might be best to make the winglets removable and just clamp them on when rigging...
by Peter R
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: International Open Canoe Sailing
Topic: Hiking Winglets
Replies: 7
Views: 14355

Re: Hiking Winglets

Many thanks for your reply Jim. The boat I'm building is a JC10, designed in the late 1990s as a 'trainer' for the IC10. It has substantial side decks (about 9" wide) over air tanks, so should be able to support a winglet on each side. The Selway Fisher design was intended to be 'stitch and glue' pl...
by Peter R
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: International Open Canoe Sailing
Topic: Hiking Winglets
Replies: 7
Views: 14355

Hiking Winglets

I'm currently building a sailing canoe and, as a relative beginner, want a limited level of hiking out to increase righting moment. I like the look of the small winglets I've seen in pictures of the German Taifun canoes. Does anyone know where I might find details of these winglets, either how to ma...
by Peter R
Thu Apr 13, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: International Open Canoe Sailing
Topic: Hiking winglets?
Replies: 0
Views: 3969

Hiking winglets?

I'm currently building a sailing canoe and, as a relative beginner, want a limited level of hiking out to increase righting moment. I like the look of the small winglets I've seen in pictures of the German Taifun canoes. Does anyone know where I might find details of these winglets, either how to ma...