Fixing Laminate Sails Part II
Tables turn as time passes in repair comparison.
If this were a follow-up article on polyester sail repair, we would have waited two years at least. We’d have added a few stitches during our annual inspection, but major sewn repairs in sound cloth are expected to last for years. Our test boat is sailed frequently, vigorously, and with a lot of tacking, but we’re not crossing oceans. Polyester would have held up.