In this class you will build a 6 ½ feet diameter Circoflex that can easily be broken down to fit in a normal kite bag. Seeing a Circoflex fly is always a site that defies logic and is a crowd pleaser.
Students will supply enough ripstop material to form a strip 18 inches wide and 20 feet long. The 18-inch dimension is an unfinished (unhemmed) measurement. The 20-foot dimension is a maximum hemmed dimension. The 20-foot max is important so that the five 48-inch spars will form a tight circle.
The 18-inch by 20-foot sail can be made up of one color, a base color with appliqué or a combination of colors and patterns. This project allows you the opportunity to use leftovers from other projects to form a colorful sail. The final circle is formed by joining the ends of the 20-foot strip with Velcro and a snap lock. The spar is easily slipped in and out the spar pocket while the sail is flat.
Supplies Needed: Sewing machine and supplies. Class materials supplied will be carbon spars, Velcro, snap, counterweights, material for counterweight pockets, bridle lines, and detailed instructions and flying instructions