Aerofoil shape in the main sail

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Aerofoil shape in the main sail

Paul r talbot
Joined: 10 Jul 2016, 15:10

10 Jul 2016, 20:48 #1

Could someone elaborate on how to create the aerofoil shape in the mainsail ? I am having some difficulty understanding the instructions. Thanks
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m-o-t-
Joined: 27 May 2014, 05:58

12 Jul 2016, 10:35 #2

Hi Paul
Welcome aboard
I make the 7 panel sails and basically the idea is to not stick the sail overlap perfectly straight, but to narrow the join at the 1/3 of the length point from the mast by 1/2 mm.
Have a look at this thread
sail-making-jig-t136.html

Ps; some photo of your boat would be nice.........

MOT
Maker Of Things
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