FAQ

We are saimakers with extensive experience. Our company was sience 2003, while working in the production of sails for much longer. We rely on the best materials, we use the best thread and trim. We use only proven solutions, and our work is approached with care and attention to detail.
We are constantly trying to make our company to be associated with the best sails. That's why we will do what we can, to make the best sail for You.
Price sail depends on many factors. Will it be the mainsail or a headsail, what material will be made, what cut, what will be his finish details...
Prices available per m² finished sail.
Write to us or call, we will prepare for you a non-binding valuation ...
You can do this in several ways:
-Call and make an appointment in the sailmakers. If only you have the opportunity to take the old sails on the model. All the necessary information "will draw" from the old sail, and you just tell us whether something should be changed.
-Fill in the on-line sheets, which you can find on the menu. Try to fill in all the information.
-Download the sheet in pdf format. Print it, fill out and send us the scan or clear photo.
If you decide to order a sail on the website or by using the pdf form, expect contact from our side. All the details will determine on a regular basis.
It depends on whether it will sail tourist or the regatta, and how, and where the boat will be sailing.
If you have eg. Phobos 25 and you quietly sail on inland waters, and your sails will "rest" in the cover on the boom or Lazy Jack - we will offer you the basic Dacron (C-Breeze of Polyant or supercruise of Contender).
However, if you have a boat, eg. Bavaria 38 and you want to sail on the high seas, the choice of material is no longer so easy. For this type of boats we have several materials which are suitable. One of the best, but expensive proposals will be Hydra-Net® (Polyant), or a little cheaper but also good material CDX Laminate (Contender).
We always try to advise and choose the best material for your needs. We prepare you few options which you can choose - because the final decision is yours ...
The cut of the sail is the way which our sail was divided into panels. Depending on how we sail, we adapt to it, and cut material. Horizontal cut is a simple and basic division, seen most often on tourist boats. Radial other hand, is more complex, most often used with the racing yachts. It has targeted gores, which allows the use of material from the longitudinal reinforcements, arranged on the material. Sail radial better to break down stress and tension forces.
It is difficult to answer this question, because largely it not depends of the sailmakers. The bottom line is, if we care properly for our sail (as take care of it read in section F.A.Q.). However, if we approach to use sails with due care and caution, certainly will be good for many years ...
Start from the boat! It is very important that all elements of rigging that have sharp edges were properly secured. You can do this using the example tape. Make sure all steel wire on the boat are not sharp, "burr" even the smallest can seriously damage your sail (especially during a headsail return).
A good practice is hygiene. If a boat is clean, then sail will be clean too. It is worth to pay attention to water and moisture. If it was raining while swimming, do not leave a wet sail in the bag or the bag - dry it as soon as you have the opportunity. Mold and fungi formed in this way You can not remove, but above all, weaken the fabric of which was made our sail.
If your mainsail is in a bag or lazy Jack, leave boom tilted so that water is not stopped, only freely dripping. Before the first swim, make sure that anything is not missing, and that everything is properly attached (sloders, closing the batten pocket, etc.). Before you sail leave Our loft exactly we check all sail, but you may find something that raised your concern - then be sure to contact us.
Insert battens and properly (not too tight) it tense. This is particularly important and has meaning when the sail is in flutter. Try to get the first swimming in peaceful conditions. This allows you to trim the sails appropriate and set them from the rigging.
Once you have familiarized your sails, remember a few basic principles:
- If the weather conditions are too heavy, do not swim! The main thing is your life and health. If you must, remember about reff.
(We want to pay special attention to one mistake often repeated. When we reef the mainsail, mainly fixing it in the clew and tack - where are sewn strong reinforcement. Central, a smaller eyeleyes serve only to "catch" the excess sail at boom. Very often we repair torn reffs).
- If you know that you will not swim for a long time, remove the sails, dry them, remove the battens and fold everything into a bag. Keep the sails in a dry and safe place where is not danger of being damaged through accidental breakage (pay attention here on mice and rats!).
- Always keep everything in one place. Battens and other smaller parts really like to lose.
- Sails are important, but do not forget also covers including rope pockets.
The term of the basic sails is 4 weeks (we always try not to exceed this period). If we are in the middle of the season (March - July) can be extended to 6 weeks, but then you will be informed.
However, if you place an big order, you will receive individual deadline, depending on the traffic on the loft.