Did you know that the average mainsail and headsail only last 8 years? Sails used on a racing sailboat or long distance cruising sailboat break down much sooner. What can you do to prevent sail repairs from eating up a significant portion of your cruising budget? First, take a quick look at how tension control plays a critical role in keeping your boat sails healthy.
A Peak behind the Sailmaking Curtain
Your sailmaker installs a fiber or wire rope luff reinforcement called a… Continue
Posted on September 28, 2008 at 10:11am — 2 Comments