Gary Dierking down in New Zealand has been trying a junk rig on one of his tacking outriggers. There is a nice post,with video,of it up now.
I have written before (with admiration) of Gary Dierking’s ULUA,a sailing outrigger canoe. I recently noticed a comment from David over at Never Sea Land,one of Chine bLog’s sister blogs in this space. It turns out he is building an ULUA,and is blogging about it. This category is also interspersed with a [...]
Paul Luginbuhl,who,I believe,is Swiss,posted a nice photo album of his project building Ulua,the outrigger canoe I profiled a little while back.
This would be a good site to keep handy if anyone is building one themselves. The designer,Gary Dierking,has posted some other nice photos of completed ones [...]
Ulua is a lovely sailing outrigger canoe from New Zealand (a nice fit,given that NZ is the southern tip of the Polynesian Triangle). She has excellent authentic features,especially at the ends. The rig also evokes her heritage,though I am curious about how well it performs. She was designed by Gary Dierking,[...]