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The forums opened on Nov. 1, 2011, and operated until Aug. 31, 2014. There are 400 topics on all aspects of proa and outrigger canoe design, history, construction and sailing, which remain online as an archive.

Hello from Somerset, UK


Total Posts: 1

Joined 2014-08-28


Hi all,
I can’t believe I have only just stumbled on this great community when the forum is about to close, fingers crossed Marco and others will come up trumps.

Anyway, I am a very keen kayak sailor, inventor of odd boats, occasionally they work but as I have great fun building them I don’t mind too much when they don’t work quite to plan.

My interest is very much kayak sailing, however at the moment I am building a rather narrow trimaran (vaka 8” wide, 16’ long) to test out a few ideas.

I’ll try attaching a picture of one kayak setups with a single outrigger that is more proa like smile

All the best

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