KayakSailor Sail Rig for Kayaks and Canoes
The Kayaksailor™ is designed to transform your boat into a high performance, sailing, paddle craft. Now performance sailing is easy because everything is set up for you. The remarkable patented design uses the exclusive Magic Track™ mast step, enabling the sail to be instantly raised or lowered from a seated position. An ultra efficient, fully battened sail, balanced with precisely foiled retractable lee boards, gives amazing upwind performance . This undeniable efficiency allows the boat to slip through the wind with ease. Forward rig placement allows for paddling and bracing while under sail. Materials are of the highest quality, and are designed to withstand harsh marine environments.
With 1.6 square meters of sail area, this rig has the power to impress. Because of its higher center of effort, this rig works best with sit-on-tops, tandems and large paddlers. It weighs 10 lbs/4.5kg,measures 86"/214.4cm high and can accommodate boats up to 37"/94cm in width. It transforms heavy boats into lively cruisers and can be used on touring boats in very light breezes.
Easily attached to Dreamcatcherboats kayaks and canoes and Pakboats.
When attached to the Dreamcatcherboats solo canoe - you end up with a high performance sailing canoe weighting less than 35lbs altogether!
All of the aluminum has been bright dipped polished with a thick anodized coating for superior corrosion resistance. Plastic components a high quality Delrin for increased strength and lubricity. The window size has been enlarged for improved visibility and the luff sleeve widened for effortless sail rotation. We have increased the sail draft in the lower panels for maximizing light wind performance, tweeked the balance of the rig for improved rudderless sailing and have included tell tales to assist you in finding the perfect sail trim. In addition, we have upgraded the webbing straps with ribbed webbing to eliminate slipping and enlarged the carry bag and sail cover for ease of use.
Details include: compact design and attention to detail, integrated downhaul/ boom vang, sail reefing, tool less disassembly for easy transport, precisely foiled leeboards, custom sail cover, cool travel bag and mounting kit
- Fiberglass reinforced leeboards
- Polished anodized aluminum spars and body
- UV stabilized components
- Stainless steel fasteners
- Premium urethane coated ripstop sailcloth from Challenge®.
- High tech cordage from FSE/Robline®, Samson®, and New England Ropes®
- Performance sailing equipment from Harken®, Ronstan®, and RWO®
- Spring loaded CamLock buckle system for easy attachment to hull
- High density foam padding on main body tube to protect your boat
- UV resistant custom sail cover and carry bag
- Mounting Kit
The length of the main body tube is 44.5"/135.25cm
The length of the rig from the front of the main body tube to the back of the boom, with the sail raised, is 67"/170.2cm
The distance between shroud rings is 21"/53.3cm
Maximum distance between leeboards is 37"/93.9cm
Minimum distance between leeboards is 23"/58.4cm
Distance from the center of the cross tube to the front of the main body tube is 33.5"/85cm
Distance from the center of the cross tube to the rear of the main body tube is 11"/28cm
Please note - shipping and handling is not included in the price. They will be charged uon arrival.