Tag Archives: Windpaddle sail

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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WindPaddle Adv 2: disc sailing revisted, again

Adding a rudder to the Seawave inspired me to drag out my cheapo disc sail. I last tried it three years ago on the Amigo (below) when it worked OK, even without a rudder. But of course a rudder is much better for … Continue reading

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More kayak disc sailing

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