2022-09-19 (M) SkateSailV4 Constructed and COMPLETE

I considered pleating the sail's curved edge (leech) instead of going back to eyelets and rope, but I didn't know how much it would require, so I melted holes and crimped metal eyelets. I added a couple of ribbons to help me see which way the wind is blowing.
Ropes securing the leech of the sail

At the bottom, I added an M10 stainless swivel as a hinge with a 1/4" (6 mm) cable clamp to hold it in place. I put large eyelets at the bottom of the sail, where I added a hook and rope to keep it from sliding off.
Hinge and rope

I brought the sail out for some testing, and it worked better than any previous version. The easiest way to hold it was at chest height with my hands approximately 0.5 meters from the hinge, but it was difficult to get a picture while using it. I propped it against a tree and held the ribbon to keep it upright.
Catching some wind

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