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  • Know the materials
    September 6, 2018
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    POLYESTER: (the factory name is dupont) is the most commonly used fiber for making sail fabrics and laminates. excellent its resistance to uw rays, its good resistance to bending and it is rather economical. KEVLAR: it is a colored aramid fiber in gold made from the dupont. The...
    Know the materials
    September 6, 2018
  • How to check your sails status
    September 6, 2018
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    Check the color of the sail to determine if the sail has been repaired from the elements. For the mainsail: check the pockets of the slats; check the closing band of the leech; slide mounted on the tablet; slides in general. For the bow sail: check the leech closing...
    How to check your sails status
    September 6, 2018
  • Wash the sails
    September 6, 2018
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    Mold. Especially on the uv bands of genoa rolled green spots or small black dots wash with sodium hypochlorite (bleach) and rinse immediately because exposed to the sun tends to yellow Rust. Rust rises with oxalic acid diluted 5/10% in hot water. Clean with bleach or ammonia and immediately...
    Wash the sails
    September 6, 2018