Features May 2019 Issue

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. Wed 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 were not crossing oceans. Polyester would have held up.

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