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Packraft sailing; MRS Nomad S1 + WindPaddle II

MRS Nomad Index Page I’ve been waiting for the right kind of wind to have a proper go at WindPaddling my MRS Nomad. Sunday was not that day with SW gusts up to 25mph. Yesterday was more like it: direct … Continue reading

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Skinning the Sevylor slackraft

As promised, I’ve invested in a Sevylor Caravelle PVC dinghy. Cost: £34 delivered complete with pump, oars, repair kit, manual in ten languages and a box which is bound to come in useful one day. The heavy-duty Super Caravelle model, … Continue reading

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Packraft sailing

See also this post First sunny spring day around here so we went out to try out the flip-out disc sail I made over the winter on my Llama and Steve’s Big Kahuna. Wind was forecast at about 8 mph but … 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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