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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466 photo(s) Updated on: 16 Feb 2018
  • very nice
  • mast is up
  • I am on her at last
  • so nice to be on the water
  • yes at last on her mooring
  • almost ready to go to my moorings
  • looking good cant wait
  • Junk seen in Sitka harbor (2)
  • Junk seen in Sitka harbor (1)
  • Junk cat entering the Huahine pass. Spot the surfer and the two dolphins. Picture by A Swanston, submitted by Annie Hill.
  • It wasn't in my original thoughts but this reminds me of a Spitfire Wing.
  • Long Hai, Bonbonon Bay, Negros, Philippines. 2013
  • Long Hai in Hong Kong circa 2010?
  • Long Hai in Hong Kong circa 2010?
  • Long Hai in Hong Kong circa 2010?
  • Long Hai in Hong Kong
  • 9. Aug 2013. We in Frøken Sørensen thought we were doing well in a light F2 - that is, until Marie G slid past us - easily. Well, at least I can admire FS' taut luff, thanks to the new tack line..
  • Badger, with mainsail squared off
  • Badger running wing and wong: showing foresail squared off.
  • Persephone maiden voyage-at destination-Potomac River, Virginia
  • Sea Elf sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.
  • AEROJUNK
  • AEROJUNK.
  • AEROJUNK
  • AEROJUNK
  • Bilbo a traditional Malay junk
  • Model of Jim Michalak "Cormorant" that i have plans to build in the future.
  • Jim Michalak`s "Cormorant". 32 ft. overall, 8 ft. beam, shoal draft
  • Layout Bow to Stern - anchor well; storage under foredeck accessible from HUGE berth; saloon/galley;head/wet locker;aft deck with storage under;well for outboard fuel tank and spare anchor,etc.
  • Masts will be in tabernacles thru bolted to bulkheads and decks
  • tabernacle reinforcing supports somewhat as Dave Zeigers on his Triloboats
  • Jonathan Snodgrass with his Sunbird 32 schooner junk Lexia the morning of the 2013 OSTAR in Plyumouth. Preparations had finished at 2230 the night before.
  • Another view of Mallie approaching Lytham
  • We managed to avoid this 'pirate ship'
  • Another view of the sail twist.
  • Shortly after this picture was taken we turned to port, let the sail out as far as it would go and pulled it across the mast using the kicking strap to give more balance.
  • Back at Preston marina with a very happy skipper
  • OSTAR 2013 competitor Jonathan Snodgrass on Lexia, under power on Plymouth Sound, May 18th.
  • OSTAR competitor Lexia under sail, Plymouth Sound, May 18th 2013.
  • A very cool man! My friend Plato shows just how useful it can be to have a junk rig! He has just popped upstairs to adjust the Windex.
  • LC's first outing. Essentially no wind to very light breeze but for most part ghosting along at around 2kts. Photo's taken with a Nexus 4 phone camera.
  • LC's first outing. Essentially no wind to very light breeze but for most part ghosting along at around 2kts. Photo's taken with a Nexus 4 phone camera. "3"
  • LC's first outing. Essentially no wind to very light breeze but for most part ghosting along at around 2kts. Photo's taken with a Nexus 4 phone camera."5"
  • LC's first outing. Essentially no wind to very light breeze but for most part ghosting along at around 2kts. Photo's taken with a Nexus 4 phone camera."6"
  • LC's first outing. Essentially no wind to very light breeze but for most part ghosting along at around 2kts. I rather like this one, pity the quality is not so good."8"
  • Mallie's sail first hoist with all lines attached
  • Another view of Mallie's sail, Still work to do!
  • Mallie's sail showing some lines which need re-routing. Work in progress
  • Malliemac receiving her new sail
  • Redwing's first sail, before the throat hauling parrel was setup.
  • NEARLY NEW OUTBOARD. CHINA GIRL.KEITH TAYLOR.
  • "SAFT" NICAD BATTERY SYSTEM.
  • REMOVEABLE TEAK COCKPIT TABLE. CHINA GIRL.
  • CHINA GIRL. 1972 COLVIC SEA ROVER 28.
  • COLVIC SEA ROVER 28. FOR SALE.LYING AGDE.
       " ...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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