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This Instructable documents how my girlfriend and I built a sailing ndrua in one day. A ndrua could very arguably be described as a double-hulled sail...
This step is made easier if you have a few half finished long term projects lying around as I do. The smaller hull here is from a now deceased 4.2 met...
This step involves what is probably the best combination of building materials yet devised my humanity. Of course I am speaking of seasoned bamboo and...
Keep tying on more stuff until things are a bit rigid and there's somewhere to sit. I made some mats out of palm fronds as well, bamboo poles aren't v...
I had a nice piece of bamboo for a mast but a windsurfer mast or aluminium tube would have been better. The point where the diagonal braces cross look...
I had a half dried up can of acrylic house paint with the following properties: -Fast drying time -Water clean up -Poor adhesion to most surfaces -Lo...
Everthing was lashed back together and I added a few extra bits and pieces to attach sailing stuff to.
For simplicity we decided to go with a shunting staysail rig, however there are many other optionsoptions for a shunting craft.Basically I bought a ch...
It may seem ridiculous, but the whole time I we spent working on this boat we were not completely sure that the little hulls would have enough bouyanc...
Up went the mast and the sail was hoisted (yes I even had a halyard). Unfortunately the wind was very light and I couldn't get the sail to fill proper...
It may have been partly due to the lack of wind, but I never could get the loose footed sail to set properly. A long stickish object was laced onto th...
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Posted:Dec 13, 2006
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When in doubt, duct tape!
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