Reaching Spinnaker for Kayaks
Pocket-Sized Airfoil Sail for Downwind
Tap into natures free energy
supply. Make the wind your friend...
Sea kayaks with their easily driven
hulls require very little sail area to reach amazing speeds. Easy
Riders Reaching Spinnaker Sail has just the right sail area
for running, reaching, and beating.
Since the sheet (control line) is attached to the kayak deck behind
the cockpit in a set-and-forget
position, the paddlers hands are free to take photos, fish,
snack... In combination with a leeboard, Easy Riders new Reaching
Spinnaker Rig is perfect for the minimalist sailor.
Tim OHara, Seattle, Washington
We pointed the bow of our Eskimo 22-6
CRX upwind, and the Reaching Spinnaker Sails caught -- we were sailing
into the wind!
Why so many people choose Easy Riders
sail, with its leading edge running from tip to base of the mast,
functions like a sloop sail allowing you to sail into the wind.
very strong winds, it can be instantly lowered and stowed under
the kayaks elastic deck tie-downs.
not in use, the spinnaker stows underneath the kayaks elastic
deck tie-downs and does not restrict paddling.
the mast does not restrict paddling when left standing.
and 2-piece fiberglass mast make a slim two-pound package which
easily stows inside the cockpit area.
is quick and easy and can be done while out on the water.
like to fish? The mast base does double
duty: it also accepts
Fishing Rod Holder #2302.
Downwind Spinnaker or Reaching Spinnaker?
Easy Rider offers both rigs. Why not own both!
Because the mast and deck hardware of both sails are identical,
many customers purchase one complete rig and a second sail as an
When ordering a Spinnaker Sail...
Both rigs are available factory installed or in kit form, for easy
self-installation on any kayak. The complete kit weighs only two
pounds and includes the sail, 2-piece fiberglass mast, mast base,
and deck hardware. A drill with 1/4 drill bit is the only
tool needed for installation. The removable mast base attaches to
the kayak deck with four screws and wing nuts.
Please specify the deck contour of
your kayak in front of the
cockpit: flat, rounded, or peaked.
(lower 48 states), $35 (Alaska & Hawaii), $75 (overseas)
|Reaching Spinnaker Rig, 6 sq. ft.
Reaching Sail only
Downwind Sail only
Leeboard Assembly, for enhanced tracking
Fishing Rod Holder