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    11-25-2018, 07:08 AM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    So considering all that, back to the original question: should the maximum camber on a single sail be further forward or further aft compared to a...
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    11-21-2018, 02:57 PM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    Okay, I'm really intrigued by the rig on Marmalade. Is this your boat, Ian? I'd like to find out more.
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    11-21-2018, 12:49 PM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    Forget FaceBook. Try https://www.catboats.org Marmalade's huge roach full length batten sail is interesting. It's 90 square feet bigger than the...
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    11-21-2018, 11:13 AM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    I appreciate everyone's input on this subject. I'm a bit surprised that there doesn't seem to be a real clear consensus on where the max. draft...
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    11-21-2018, 11:03 AM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    I just checked and that page doesn't seem to be active anymore.
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    11-21-2018, 11:02 AM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for the pointers, Ian. Any suggestions for Canadian naval architects or sailmakers who might have experience in this regard would be helpful.
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    11-21-2018, 09:00 AM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    I've got a William Garden 'Family Cat' 23' LOA. I'm on the West Coast of Canada and catboats are few and far in between.
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    11-21-2018, 08:42 AM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for the pointer. I'll check it out.
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    11-21-2018, 08:01 AM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    ----- Great to get your point of view, Tod. In summary, would you build a single gaff for a catboat the same as you would if it had a foresail? ...
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    11-20-2018, 05:51 PM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    Thanks for the comment, Ian. I have the book and I appreciate the ability to change the draft by trimming the sails. However, should the sailmaker...
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    11-20-2018, 05:00 PM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    That's interesting Edward. I'm not sure if I really understand. Is there anywhere I could get my hands on the text (preferably digital) you're...
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    11-20-2018, 04:57 PM
    daggo replied to a thread catboat sail design in Designs / Plans
    I've only had the boat a short while and haven't sailed her much. She came with an old baggy sail and it's also my first catboat so I really can't...
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    11-20-2018, 03:42 PM
    I'm having a new sail made for my 23' catboat and I've been talking to a number of sailmakers. One of them suggested that the sail needs to be built...
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