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Sail Considerations for In-Boom Furling

Considering a furling system for your mainsail? As you weigh the pros and cons of in-boom vs. in-mast furling, it’s important to be aware that problems cited with in-boom systems often stem from the sail itself. Construction of a sail … Continue reading

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Cruising Mainsails: You Have Options

Quantum’s woven mainsails rely on the proven performance and durability of high-quality woven polyester, with the tightest weave and greatest stretch-resistance. Woven sails continue to be the most popular and affordable type of sails for small to medium boats. For larger … Continue reading

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Heavy Weather Sailing – Choose Your Sails for Perfect Balance!

In light of all of the rough weather cruisers and racers alike have been encountering the past few weeks, particularly in the Atlantic, there seems like no better time to bring you a Boat Rat on heavy weather sailing courtesy … Continue reading

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The Sail Warehouse

While it’s always great to be able to have a sail made to your specifications, sometimes it’s not possible due to budgetary or time constraints. Enter TheSailWarehouse.com, which offers a wide selection of in-stock sail options from storm sails to … Continue reading

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Boat Rat: Better Genoa Shape

A lot of us use a single roller furling headsail or genoa for just about all sailing conditions. A well-built cruising genoa will have a luff pad sewn into the sail that adds bulk in the middle of the sail, … Continue reading

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