High Speed Sails (PDF)

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What are high speed sails exactly? And how do they differ from “normal” sails? In this downloadable document, you’ll learn all about high speed sails. Whether you race sailboats or you’re just a recreational cruiser who enjoys taking their sailboat out for occasional sail days, you’re sure to find the information in this download interesting and informative. A better understanding of high speed sails can help you in designing and sewing other sails.

If you’re in the market for new sails or you’re looking to sew your own sails for the first time, you’re in the right place! Sailrite is your go-to resource for all things sailing. In fact, we got our start in sailmaking back in 1969, and we've been helping sailors ever sense learn how to become more self-reliant by either sewing their own sails or doing their own repair work.

We have hundreds of sail designs for you to look through and find the one you need for your boat. And if you don’t see your sail among our hundreds of kits, our Sail Designer will design a custom sail just for you to fit your exact specifications. Feel the pride of hoisting a sail you made yourself with a Sailrite Sail Kit!

And make sure you sew that sail with a sewing machine that can handle slippery sailcloth, webbing and more. The Sailrite Ultrafeed LSZ-1 is the sewing machine of choice for sailors who like to sew at the marina, at home or even on their boat. This portable and powerful sewing machine sews both zigzag and straight stitches, making it an ideal choice for a variety of boat projects. Use the zigzag stitch for your sails and sail repairs, then switch to the straight stitch function for sewing your own bimini, dodger, boat cushions, curtains and more.

Deck out your boat with sewing projects you made yourself! You’ll save money and learn how great it is to be a self-reliant sailor and sewer! For Sailrite’s complete roundup of how-to project videos and blogs, browse the “How-To” section of our website. You can narrow your search by project type and interest area. Get inspired by everything we have to offer here at Sailrite and start your DIY journey today!