GL 14 sloop to balanced lug rig?

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DreamerG
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GL 14 sloop to balanced lug rig?

Post by DreamerG » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:44 pm

Once upon a time I was planning to build a 15-ft boat, and I started by building the sail, a 91-sq-ft balanced lug. That beautiful sail has been languishing for years! Now I'm about to get the 14-ft sloop, and wondering if I could use the lug sail on it. I'll be single-handing, and I do like the idea of one sail to deal with. Has anyone tried such a rig change? Do you think it could work? Thanks for any input--

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Re: GL 14 sloop to balanced lug rig?

Post by Gayle Brantuk » Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:33 am

DreamerG,

I don't know of anyone that's used a balanced lug on the Glen-L 14 but it is possible. We don't have any details on using this sail rig, but I believe you'll want to maintain the CE of the sails per the design for your new sails.

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