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by skyl4rk
22 Jun 2016, 15:13
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: alunaboat blog
Replies: 0
Views: 1417

alunaboat blog

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I found this picture on the alunaboat blog. They are voyaging again, it might get interesting.

https://alunaboat.wordpress.com/author/alunaboat/
by skyl4rk
24 Nov 2015, 01:29
Forum: Sailing, Upgrades, & Lessons Learned
Topic: BIG ZEN...Sometimes real simple is the ticket...
Replies: 7
Views: 3160

Re: BIG ZEN...Sometimes real simple is the ticket...

Thanks for posting that, a very nice simple proa. Was there a second article?

How long did the boat last?
by skyl4rk
01 Nov 2015, 22:44
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R2AK 2016
Replies: 23
Views: 7477

Re: R2AK 2016

Very impressive
by skyl4rk
12 Aug 2015, 12:39
Forum: Designing
Topic: $100 Racing Proa
Replies: 51
Views: 12886

Re: $100 Racing Proa

The cheapest sail I can think of is a folded tarp sail. Get a square tarp, fold it in half the long way to make a "taco". Run some cheap line down the folded edge inside the taco. Get a sapling cut a foot longer than the folded edge. Tie the line to each end. Take some twine and stitch through the t...
by skyl4rk
17 Jul 2015, 14:49
Forum: Building
Topic: Nomad
Replies: 92
Views: 26087

Re: Nomad

Good looking project!
by skyl4rk
03 Jul 2015, 11:43
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: R2AK Multihulls
Replies: 99
Views: 21602

Re: R2AK Multihulls

Which video?
by skyl4rk
30 Jun 2015, 12:37
Forum: Proa Tech
Topic: Stone age technology, tensioned arcs and tensegrity
Replies: 52
Views: 15041

Re: Stone age technology, tensioned arcs and tensegrity

So the fearsome dragon or horse heads were really there to use to lash back and maintain tension?
by skyl4rk
30 Jun 2015, 01:07
Forum: Designing
Topic: Double paddle proa
Replies: 27
Views: 7910

Re: Double paddle proa

http://www.lares.dti.ne.jp/~doi-a-md/PowerFin-info/powerfin-12.JPG http://www.lares.dti.ne.jp/~doi-a-md/BBmeeting.info/WBBM-11/wbbm11-13.jpg This seems to be the most useful configuration for a proa. Note that if the pivot point were sturdy enough to hold the rudder-foil vertical, a side to side mo...