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8985043 Sail furling sticks  
A system is disclosed for stowing a sail of a sail boat. The system may include a furling stick, and ribs extending therefrom, for gathering the sail upon lowering of the sail. The system may...
8635965 Sail system  
A sail system comprising a substantially isosceles-triangle-shaped sail with two booms and an arc-shaped element. The two booms are arranged along substantially equal sides of the sail and...
8534210 Gateway plate device for a slotted mast or spar having a channel  
An improved system for rigging a sail to a spar consists of a slot and a gateway plate. The slot is disposed on the spar to selectively enable the sail slugs to engage an internal channel. The...
8161898 Sail handling mechanism that secures a headboard to a headcar  
A mechanism to raise and lower the sail of a boat includes a headcar movably secured to a mast of the boat and a headboard affixed to the sail. A pulling force applied to a halyard raises the sail...
8117978 Sailing ship equipped with a hard sail  
A sailing ship comprises a hard sail assembly. The hard sail assembly comprises a plurality of hard sails of wing-shaped hollow cross section. The hard sails are vertically stacked so that each...
8001916 Mega yacht mast tracking system with articulating sail feeder  
Disclosed is an articulating sail feeder that solves problems associated with furling and reefing sails on yachts, particularly large yachts. The inventive sail feeder includes hinge tracks...
7798084 Sail and device for rotatably connecting a sail batten to a mast and shaping a luff of the sail  
In a battened sailboard sail a sail attachment device is attached to the leading edge of the sail and the sail attachment device is connected to a camber-inducer by a line that is acted on by a...
7293517 Method and apparatus for compacting sail cars  
The invention relates to method and apparatus for compactly stacking a sail having a tack, clew and head, the sail being mounted to batten or sail cars above a boom when the sail is stowed, furled...
6189471 Sailboats and methods  
The invention provides various improved sailboats and methods for their use. In one exemplary embodiment, a sailboat comprises a hull and a deck that is operably attached to the hull. The deck has...
6044785 Sail banding device  
A sail banding device for preventing a furled sail, in particular a spinnaker, from filling until the sail is fully hoisted. The sail banding device includes a pair of flexible elongate anchor...
5996522 Storm sail for sailboat with furled bow sail  
A storm sail for sailboats which replaces a larger bow sail. The storm sail has a smaller area than the replaced bow sail, has a luff forming a rectangular rigging band, which having a width...
5988086 Sailboat and methods  
The invention provides various improved sailboats and methods for their use. In one exemplary embodiment, a sailboat comprises a hull and a deck that is operably attached to the hull. The deck has...
5448961 User supported portable sail  
This is a user supported portable sail used to provide wind powered momentum for an individual on a moveable base. The invention involves the use of a balanced aerodynamic sail with the airfoil...
5431121 Sailboat keel hoist assembly  
A keel hoist assembly for use in raising and lowering the keel of a retractable keel sailboat and including a winch unit and a generally tubular retractable support tube. The winch unit is...
5272996 Surfboard sail  
A surfing sail includes a basic sail, whose luff is attached to a mast associated in the usual way with a boom to the aft end of which is attached the clew of the basic sail and an auxiliary sail...
4905621 Sail changing cartridge  
A sail changing system wherein the sail is controlled by slides which are attached to the lufftape by short cords, which slide along beside the lufftape in a grooved track on the foil when the...
4745871 Method and apparatus for covering and containing a sail  
A sail cover apparatus and method for completely covering a sail that is slidably supported on the mast and boom of a sailboat wherein a pair of elongated flexible cover halves are provided having...
4741281 Sail handling system  
A sail system in which the sail is reefed or furled by dropping and folding it progressively into a cover extending along the foot. The cover has starboard and port cover sides extending upwardly...
4697534 Fabricated spar adapter sailing rig  
A sailing vessel is provided with an improved rig which utilizes a fabricated adapter having a downwardly depending leg rotatably held in the hull of the boat and having a first forwardly angled...
4503797 Sail rolling and storing device  
A device for rolling and storing a sail associated with a rolling boom, including a sheath of deformable material encircling the boom and provided with rigid edges defining a slit for passing the...
4407212 Tack hook assembly for sail boats  
A tack hook assembly comprises at least one lateral member and an associated resilient member which enables one to forceably attach and detach a fastener device by use of only one hand. The...
4361947 Storage container and method of making same  
A container includes two elongate tubular members, one telescoped within the other. The inner tube has an access opening in one section of an upper wall portion through which articles can be...
4354444 Sail handling apparatus  
Sail handling apparatus that includes a pair of aligned generally triangular panels secured along a boom and to a portion of the mast above the boom. The panels normally straddle the boom to...
4347799 Sail catcher  
Apparatus useful in combination with a sailboat boom for forming a basket-like structure positioned to catch a sail as it is being lowered. More particularly, the sail catching apparatus disclosed...
4236475 Sail feeder  
A sail feeder for mounting on a mast formed with a sail receiving slot, said slot having an enlarged entrance for receiving the bolt rope of a mainsail, includes a rigid plate having a pair of...
3901175 Hank-loading device  
A device used for fitting sail hanks of the spring-loaded type on to a forestay consists of a channel section magazine which fits over the stay and which carries on its outer surface the...
3421470 JIB HOOK MAGAZINE  
3381647 Full airfoil sail  
3361105 Magazine device and method for rapidly lowering sails  
3251329 Jib attachment system  
3006308 Fore-and-aft sail setting and magazine construction  
2925798 Jib magazine  

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