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Need help identifying a wooden sailing rig.

Discussion in 'Canoe Sailing' started by CharlieH, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. CharlieH

    CharlieH New Member

    I have a wooden sailing rig that I believe was built for an Old Town Canoe. It is in great shape and I would like help identifying what it is and what canoes it would fit. Can someone suggest what information I need to have in order to make this identification and what source I might go to to do so.


  2. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    Post pictures... We like pictures!
  3. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

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  4. Denis M. Kallery

    Denis M. Kallery Passed Away July 3, 2012 In Memoriam

    Post photos, that would help!
  5. OP

    CharlieH New Member

    Break in the weather. Time to make pictures.

    Warm enough and dry enough to spread the rig on the lawn and take a few photos and measurements. In the process found a logo that says it is an OT rig, Mast is 80", booms are 136" and appear to be made of sitka. Dagger boards are 44" x 9".
    Rudder assembly is 29" long. Rudder and dagger boards look to be mahogany. Sail is Dacron I think. Not cotton anyway. The leech is 144" and sail along the booms is 127". If I remember my Heroes formula correctly that would make the sail area in the neighborhood of 53 square feet. Pictures attached. Thanks Benson, Denis, and pklonowski for your responses,


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  6. Jon k

    Jon k Curious about Wooden Canoes

    charlie H I sent you a pm and a email. Did you get them?Jon k.

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