Mainsail furling mast assembly and mast construction therefor
Sail and rigging for a sailing-apparatus Patent #: 4501216
ApplicationNo. 06/666296 filed on 10/30/1984
US Classes:280/213, Sail attachments280/810Wind sail for propelling or braking skier or skater
ExaminersPrimary: Love, John J.
Assistant: Dukes, Mark C.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesB63H 9/06 (20060101)
B63H 9/00 (20060101)
B62B 15/00 (20060101)
AbstractA wind powered propulsion device has a sail mount and harness means for retaining the sail mount on the back of a person. A sail is mounted on the sail mount. Preferably the harness means includes a backpack-like device having a back rest and strap for fitting over the shoulders and around the waist of a person. The mount may include a mast for holding the sail in a generally vertical position and a swinging arm. The sail is mounted at a first end of the swinging arm which is pivotal at a second end about an axis through the sail mount.
Field of SearchSail attachments