SAILINGWhen your Arsenal includes a rowing boat and you got a taste for walking on the water, certainly not once thought to put on her beautiful light sails, so that you can feel in them firmness a pleasant summer breeze, holding your almost yacht at a good speed. Publishing the drawings, which you can extend your ship and equip it with these sails, I hope to walk under them you will be no less pleasant than rowing.

We offer sailing rig consists of a mainsail and headsail. The first is attached to a four-meter mast with lacing, raised the main halyard, thrown through the block and is controlled by the main sheets. Similarly the staysail is attached to the forestay, raise the jib with the halyard, passed through a block at the top of the forestay. Management of a sail is the jib sheets threaded through the piles.

The main part of sailing arms — it’s wooden mast, pivotally mounted on a special support — the steps that lets you quickly put on or remove. It is fixed in the raised position, guys and stays. After raising the sails up all the loose ends are fixed on the ducks. The mast is made of pine or spruce logs and has a mainly circular cross section with a diameter of 40 mm, and the bottom part has a square size 40×40 mm. On it are mounted: bottom node with two ducks and clip the top node with three clamps and the clamping block mainsail is the halyard.

The shrouds and forestay — the same design and represent a nylon rope with loops (l) at the ends. If you want to make them detachable from the mast, the top ends need to be equipped with carbines. Required cables tension and the forestay is achieved by means of screw turnbuckles.

Rowing boat


Rowing boat:

Sails: — mainsail, B — staysail; 1 —forestay (nylon rope diameter 10 to 12 mm), 2 — start lacework (a nylon rope with a diameter of 3…4 mm), 3 — staysail-sheet (nylon rope diameter 6…8 mm), 4 — a guy (a nylon rope with a diameter of 10… 12 mm) 5 — bale 6 — duck 7 —screw lanyard, 8 — centerboard-well, 9 —steering device 10 — Grot-sheets (nylon rope diameter 10 to 12 mm), 11 —soft lanyard (nylon rope diameter 3…4 mm), 12 — ring (steel wire with a diameter of 3…4 mm), 13 — loop (nylon rope diameter 6…8 mm), 14 — block the jib halyard, 15 — staysail-halyard (nylon rope diameter 6…8 mm) 16 — nose screw lanyard and connector (St3, pipe 15 x 4,5 mm), 17 — screw М6х20,18 — frame, 19 — base (St3), 20 — clip (St3), 21 sheathing Board, 22 — pad reinforcing (square, duralumin, 40x40x3 mm), 23 —additional frame, 24 — spar (pine, 25x25x800 mm), 25 — Klondike (pine, thickness 10 mm), a 26 — tunnel of the centerboard-well, a 27 reference beam (pine, 70x20x1000 mm), 28 steps, 29 — mast, 30 — bow potens.

Please note the sail is the most difficult and responsible part of the armament, in addition, they should give your ship elegance and attractiveness. For sails you should pick up a thin, durable, windproof Mylar fabric (worse nylon) weight 110… 130 g/sq m or 150…180 g/sqm, preferably several colors. Of the cloth are sewn together with nylon threads No. 60/3 or reinforced cotton No. 45.

The luff of the sails are reinforced by the tapes, angles, reinforcing botami of the same fabric. On the front scattering punched holes in increments of 250…300 mm and installed metal eyelets. On all the corners of the sails sewn loops of nylon webbing.

Galouye (front lower) corners of the headsail and mainsail are connected with a soft lanyards with earrings of Potenza the forestay and the lower mounting node of the mast, respectively.

Potency and bale have odinakovuyu design. They are made of steel sheet and rod with a diameter of 8 mm. To improve the performance of a sailboat centerboard set duralumin sheet thickness of 10 mm. a Centerboard-kolodvor placed between the frames No. 3 and No. 5. With removed part of the middle stringer, make a slit in the frame № 4 of a width of 35 mm, and in the bottom of the boat along its axis of length 745 mm — width 15 mm. Sidewall, the cover, front and back wall of the centerboard-well cut out of plywood and epoxy glue sleepbut. Keel vystrugivajut of timber, saws it in the slot and drill a hole under the axis of the centerboard. Then all surfaces of the keel is carefully treated and cleaned with sandpaper.

Optional equipment of the boat


Additional equipment of the boat:

1 —Sorlin (a nylon rope with a diameter of 3…4 mm), 2 — duck, 3 — brackets (angle bracket, made of anodized aluminum, 40х40х3мм), 4 — centerboard-tal (a nylon rope with a diameter of 3…4 mm), 5 — cross member (pine, 25x25x350 mm) 6 — cover the centerboard-well (plywood thickness 10 mm), 7 — reference beam, 8 — keel beams (pine) 9 — болтМ14х130,10 — the centerboard (aluminum, sheet thickness 5 mm), 11 — power steering device 12 — additional frame, 13 — solitaire, 14 — frame, 15 — sidewall the centerboard-well (plywood thickness 10 mm) 16 — pin (St3, wire diameter 5 to 6 mm), 17-spar, 18 — a mast (pine, diameter 40 mm), 19 — pin (Vs a rod with a diameter 14×40 mm, pin diameter 2,5 mm) 20 — ear hinge, a 21 —steps (pine, 40x40x250 mm).







1 — grotto, 2 — mast, 3 — staysail, 4 — reinforcing tape (nylon webbing of a width of 35…40 mm), 5 — eyelet, 6 — joints of type “zigzag”, 7— mainsail is the halyard and the jib halyard (nylon rope diameter 6…8 mm), 8 — loop (nylon tapes, of a width of 15…20 mm), 9 — Grot-sheets and jib-sheets, 10-ring mainsail-mainsheet and jib-sheet (steel wire with a diameter of 3…4 mm) 11 — clip (steel, rod diameter 8… 10 mm), 12 — lower mounting (sheet thickness of 2…2.5 mm), 13 — a duck, a 14 — block mainsail-halyard, 15 •— the node mounting block (STZ, tube 45×2,5 mm), 16 — upper fixing unit (STZ, tube 45×2,5 mm), 17 — top fire the forestay, the 18 — boat (nylon fabric).


Steering gear



Steering gear:
1 — side panel balleroy box (aluminum, sheet thickness 3…4 mm, 2 pieces), 2 — duck, 3 — tiller (pine section 50×20 mm), 4 — pin (STZ, wire diameter 5 to 6 mm), 5 —rudder (aluminum, sheet thickness 5 mm), 6 — prosta-ka (pine, cross-section of 20×25 mm).

After zakrepleniya on the hull of the boat the centerboard-well, the keel beam and the complete solidification of the glue all of the outer and inner surfaces of the well cover with several layers of hot linseed oil or hardwood varnish.

In one of the lower holes of the centerboard (after installing it) let the centerboard-tal and the other pin locking the centerboard in the raised position.

The steering unit of the boat is hung on brackets fastened to the transom Board. It is a duralumin feather, mounted on the axis (bolt М15х40) in balleroy box. The latter consists of two sides, tied to each other through the wooden Pro-rate and the tiller bolts M3. The latter is supplied with a duck, which is fixed sorlini designed for lifting the rudder.

The wooden parts of the steering unit, the mast and the holes in the hull before final Assembly are also covered by several times with hot linseed oil or wood varnish to make them water resistance.

Update the paint on your boat, fasten it with new equipment, and you can get it in the water. If you had not had to sail, we recommend to train in management of such vessel anywhere in shallow water and close to shore.

Happy sailing!

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