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16th February 2018

What makes a great sail? - Part 3 - Materials

The most recent article in our ‘Simplifying the Sail Buying Process’ series covered the way in which sails have been constructed historically. The focus was on panelled sails, cross-cut and tri-radial, which can be built using either woven polyester style cloth and also laminate materials.    ... Read more

 


16th February 2018

A Guide to Headsail Trimming

Whatever type of sailing you do, trimming the headsail is a matter of using all of the controls available to get the best out of your sails. We'd like to pass on as much of our knowledge as possible about the subject so that all the... Read more

 


16th February 2018

It’s time to be consistent

Ok, we blinked, and we are now in February.   The first month of the year is often a time when we reflect on the successes of the previous year and makes re... Read more

 


13th November 2017

A Guide to Sailmaker’s Terms

Sailing has a language all its own.  It's evolved over hundreds of years of nautical exploration and warfare, and sailmaking is no exception. We thought it would be helpful to write our own mini dictionary of the terms you're likely t... Read more

 


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