Author Archives: Roger
PuddleCat Islander Rig
Sail Rig from a Windryder Trimaran is installed. Main, self tacking blade jib, furling reacher jib, furling code zero and spinnaker.
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Ltl AirCamper “Ultra Piet” customer first flight.
Tim Wolcott from WI. Just sent in a completion photo and will be starting the test hopping and flying soon. He is running a ½ VW and decided to leave the fabric off the rear fuselage and I can see … Continue reading
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Islander Catamaran Quick build hulls
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Islander Catamaran launched
Photos from the launch. Notes- with the 50 lb thrust electric motor at full charge it is steady at 4.1 mph, 50% power is 3.2 mph. Sitting a bit high in the front right now but when the rig goes … Continue reading
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Face Book Page links for RagWing and PuddleCat
There are now pages for both RagWing and PuddleCat on Facebook. www.facebook.com/PuddleCatCatamarans/ www.facebook.com/ragwingaircraft/ You are welcome to post to the community section on either and post photos, etc. Hope you enjoy. Thanks, Roger
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PuddleCat Islander Catamaran
Islander Catamaran is due to hit the water this weekend with no rig but powered by electric motor just to see how it does, test new rudder and get some firm number on speeds with only 50 lbs of thrust … Continue reading
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Wing Sail 360
Hello, I have just completed drawings for a new set of sails for my RagWing Racing Trimaran and I will be starting construction as soon as the materials are delivered so expect the coverage for the construction to show up … Continue reading
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Catamaran Stand Up paddleboard SUP
This is a Stand UP Paddlcat. It is being developed for the Race to Alaska straight human powered attempt. Because of this it has several different features that you would not normally think of on a SUP. In the R2AK 2015 I … Continue reading
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First Flight of Customer Stork in NZ.
Just got a note from Chris Keogh and a video of his first flight that went well. Now there are two flying Storks in NZ. He has made some changes which include a CH701 style tail which appears to work … Continue reading
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Islander Catamaran plans
The Islander catamarans goal is to be large enough and capable enough to take a couple on long trips to remote Islands comfortably. It is as big as it can be and still towed home for storage. It has stand … Continue reading