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More kayak disc sailing

The IK and packraft sail page Windbag update 2016: the 3mm-thick 305cm-long glass fibre rod snapped. Not surprising with the bending it gets to fold down but doubt it’s worth repairing with a sleeve. I bought another length via ebay for a … Continue reading

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Sailing slowly

For sailing the Incept less slowly, see this video set in northwest Australia a few months later. Full story here. Not much wind today, but with a few refinements to try out it was worth taking the Pacific Action sail out … Continue reading

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Fitting a Pacific Action sail on Incept K40

See also this post as well as this post about using the PA in strong winds in Western Australia. There’s a video there too. I’m pretty sure my 0.78m2 home-made disc sail is too small to push the 4-metre Incept along until wind … Continue reading

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Homemade packraft or kayak sail

For my original post on the idea of IK sailing, with various videos, click this For my first go packrafting with the sail, click this, and in a kayak, see this A cheap ‘Windpaddle’ sail A few years ago I got … Continue reading

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