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A Mainsail for all Seasons



Perhaps more than any other sail in our inventory, the mainsail deserves careful consideration, whether you're selecting a new sail or maintaining or improving the one you already have. The type of mainsail and options you choose will depend on not only your rig and vessel but also the type of sailing you do. As cruising sailors, we generally want durable, long-lasting mainsails that will perform well in a wide variety of conditions and are easy for the crew to handle and maintain.

The useful life span of a mainsail is largely dependent upon the strength and stability (ability to retain shape) of the sailcloth and its resistance to chafe and the sun's ultraviolet rays. Workmanship at the sail's seams, corners, and edges and the quality of hardware also play key roles in its durability.  more...




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