I experimented with a lateen rig on my winnard Sabot hull, with
Bolger style leeboard. The lateen pulled like a mule. The sail
was laced to a long bamboo pole. Unlike more traditional lateen
rigs I did not secure the lower end of the yard to the front
of the boat, just tied it back to the mast, letting it swing
free to find its own best angle to the wind.
Picture taken at Port Mansfield, Texas, which is south of Corpus Christi and north of South Padre Island, Texas.
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