Photo Gallery

The pictures below are 'thumbnails' of photographs which have been uploaded by members to show their boat or details of her junk sail/s or rigging. The idea is to provide a quick way of seeing:

  • the huge range of boats (mono-hulls and multihulls) that can be built for or converted to junk, and
  • the variety of rigs, from single sail to schooner, flat-panelled to cambered

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Where members gave their images captions, extracts appear below; roll over it to see the full text. Click an image to enlarge it, then use the 'Next' and 'Back' buttons to scroll. Images shuffle along as new ones are added.

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Please try to give each image a caption so we know whose boat it is, her name, model, length, type of rig and any further info, eg "... showing her downhaul system".

466 photo(s) Updated on: 16 Feb 2018
  • Meg in Lyall Harbour, Saturna Island BC. Photo David Skelhon
  • TAZ in Lyall Harbour, Saturna Island BC. Photo David Skelhon.
  • RON GLAS ,HARD ON THE WIND,--- THE USUAL VIEW OTHERS GET!!
  • NA 29 weighs approximately 12,000 Lbs. in the slings.
  • The gimbled seat is under the Hasler hood. Electric motor throttle and rope reel for the sheets are at hand. North Atlantic 29 junk rig sailboat.
  • Boom Gallows for the Junk sail on Pake'.
  • Hasler "hood" and electric motor throttle for Pake', Junk rigged NA29 sailboat.
  • Hasler flat sail, 429 sq.ft. on NA29. Mast is 1/4 inch thick x 32 inch bottom taper to 18 inch top. Height above deck is aprox 33 feet 6 inch. Mast was custom made to order by the boat builder.
  • Electric auxilliary (hybrid) in NA29 Pake'. Motor can motorsail off of the 400+ watts of solar panels and is my equivalent to raising a large genoa in light air.
  • CONVERTED SHIPS LIFEBOAT 1946, JUNK RIGGED, DOUBLE DIAGONAL TEAK TONY&SALLY
  • STAYED JUNK WITH BOWSPRIT AND FORESAIL TONY&SALLY
  • TYPICAL SHIPS BOAT STERN TONY &SALLY
  • SHOWING REEVABLE BOWSPRIT, CLASSIC LIFEBOAT PLUMB STEM, AND NEAT SAIL CATCHERS/LAZYJACKS TONY&SALLY
  • I have often wondered what Arion looked like to the fish swimming below the keel. One of them (a flying fish perhaps) sent me this picture...
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • Sepp Huber and Carina Beierlings' Mau Yee, a 15m Chinese junk, built in Hong Kong in 1962. Our first Boat of the Month for 2014. Picture taken in Venice autumn 2013 while there for a commercial video
  • The SS Deo Gratis, 30 years in the making, 70', steel, custom design. Sandblast & paint Spring 2014, hopefully launch in Fall 2014. Paul & PJ Billing.
  • Wong Atlantic crossing 2011
  • Miles from nowhere. Nuthin Wong.
  • New sails , Bay Islands Honduras
  • Tower Bridge. Wintered at Greenwich Yacht Club. Departed 1st April. 2011
  • my new swingout control box
  • Footprints, one panel down.
  • A Badger bashing to windward.
  • China Cloud in Deep Bay Harbor, Vancouver Island, 18th October 2013.
  • A Badger with sails rigged.
  • Persephone tacking out of Mattawoman Bay, Virginia
  • 26 foot Schooner Invictus
  • This fine spring day; another junk boat, Ashiki, is launched!
  • junk-rigged Chinese wheelbarrow in Shantung (1797)
  • Arion sailing to windward in 25 - 30 knots across the Whitsunday Passage, with one panel reefed.
  • Arion sailing to windward across the Whitsunday Passage in 25 - 30 knot winds, with one panel reefed.
  • good night
  • Gudhjem, Bornholm
  • Gothenburg
  • Öresund
  • Vanharouva
  • A replica of a norwegian nordlandsbåt from 1848, built in 2006 was Vanharouvas neighbor in Ven
  • Copenhagen canals
  • Dragör with Kastrup airport in background
  • Vanharouva with Viking in Göta canal
  • Miranda reefed in the Kyles of Bute
  • AeroJunk with her cut-down jib. Balanced at last
  • Arion motor-sailing in light winds. Note autopilot linked into self-steering gear's servo rudder and six-part main-sheet on horse over tiller.
  • Arion motor-sailing down the Hinchinbrook Channel north of Townsville. Another superb cyclone hole. Just watch out for the sandflies and crocs. They both have terrible teeth!
  • Arion anchored off the famous Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island. The sand is pure silica and is as white as snow.
  • Sea Elf on Chesapeake Bay
  • Iam nealy there now
  • very happy with the new covers
       " ...there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in junk-rigged boats" 
                                                               - the Chinese Water Rat

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