Tag Archives: Pacific Action sail

Kayaking Summer Isles to Ullapool

Weather data from Ardmair Point Campground Right now the skies are slate grey while white horses gallop across the sound and the washing hangs horizontally. Ardmair just recorded 49mph. But as often happens up here, Sunday was forecasted as sunny … Continue reading

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Pacific Action V-sail revisited

Windy but warm and dry thanks for asking – a good afternoon to take the IK out sailing. I’ve not done that since Ningaloo last September (top right) when I was blown away so to speak, but not in a … Continue reading

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Kayaking Ningaloo – Part 1

After a great paddle in Shark Bay with Jeff and Sharon a few years ago, we’d vowed to try the more exposed transit of the Ningaloo Reef, from the small resort of Coral Bay, north along the west side of … 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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