Just like a genniker. Tack on end of pole, head
on kite halyard
and clew to sheet. Used the kite sheets
and put a downhaul through my bow roller and lead it aft. Takes the compression
out of the pole, just in case. It also allows for easy luff adjustment, firmer the tighter the wind
angle gets sort of thing.
Haven't quite figured out how to gybe the thing yet and may have to add a 2nd set of kite sheets
. At this stage it is more for the longer legs and hopefully no gybing. If we are on a gybe possible leg we would have up the big kite anyway.
Made it on the smaller side as we don't need much to push my beast and it can double as a chicken shute when the wind gets up there. Got 4.5kts of boat speed in 11-14kts of wind with that up only reasonably close hauled so I think we are on the right track.
Chopped up an old lightweight headsail Kenny (Fyfe Sails) had lying around to see how it goes and if it's a winner we'll make a real one.
I just gotta fiddle. This one looks like one of my better ideas though, they do happen very occasionally.