This instructable describes the construction of a simple sail from cheap material. The sail shown here is a "crab claw" or Oceanic lateen, which is being built for my nearly-finished proa
. Anyone who has been following Tim Anderson's
excellent series about canoe building
might be interested in this tutorial, until Tim does a better one that is.
The techniques shown here come partly from Gary Dierking's
book "Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes", and my experience building a few sails in the past.
If you have any questions, suggestions or criticisms, please comment.