Is your sail needing an instant upgrade with new sail numbers, insignias, or draft stripes? Insignia cloth can be made from polyester or Dacron and is dyed solid colors with an adhesive backing. This means that time and ultra-violet rays aren’t always kind and sometimes it is beneficial to replace your old graphics with vibrant new cloth. This blog provides how-to instructions for the removal and installation of your old sail numbers and insignias.
Looking for a new sail, you’ve probably come across the terms crosscut and tri-radial. These are the two most common configurations of panel construction in sails. This blog explores the differences between these two sail patterns, why fibers are important, and the differences between sailcloth types. Learn all you need to know to decide which sail is the best for your boat.
Imagine waking up one day stepping onto your boat, casting off and never looking back… that is a dream many aspire to do. From land-locked onlookers, full-time sailors, to weekend sailors all of us wish we could cut the lines and sail wherever the wind takes us.