During an idilic week of sailing, Falmouth/Helford, I came across a fellow rigging a Crab Claw sail to his dinghy.
It was one of the most impressive rigs on a previously sloop rigged boat I have seen. It took him less than 15 mins. to rig despite my constant questions and interruptions, I think it might have been a Wanderer dinghy as base.
I saw him sailing out in Carrick Roads, he was able to point quite high, and told me it was simplicity itself to reef. ( not necessary that week!).
Amongst the DCA sailors there was a junk rig on a home built Highland, nice job, I was hoping for a comparison but it wasn't to be.
This chap will write an article for WATER CRAFT magazine about his CC rig based on his research, I for one am completely sold on the rig , and hope to try it on a old 60 year old 17footer that I doing up.
BR17 Nona ME