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10th December 2019

Ultimate Sails the choice for a round the world record attempt

Round the world sailor and all-round adventurer, Alex Alley has returned to the UK having cut short his round the world record attempt to be the fastest around the world in a 40ft boat.   We caught up with Alex to find out more about his world record attempt, how he got on with our sails an... Read more

 


11th April 2019

Why you should consider a Cruising Chute for your next downwind sail.

The purpose of a cruising chute is to give you that extra gear when sailing downwind.    ... Read more

 


13th November 2017

A Guide to Sailmaker’s Terms

Sailing has a language all its own.  It's evolved over hundreds of years of nautical exploration and warfare, and sailmaking is no exception. We thought it would be helpful to write our own mini dictionary of the terms you're likely t... Read more

 


16th February 2018

What makes a great sail? - Part 3 - Materials

The most recent article in our ‘Simplifying the Sail Buying Process’ series covered the way in which sails have been constructed historically. The focus was on panelled sails, cross-cut and tri-radial, which can be built using either woven polyester style cloth and also laminate materials.    ... Read more

 


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