LET'S LEARN A LITTLE ABOUT SAILS,
THE SAIL SHOPPING EXPERIENCE!
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Over the many years we have been selling MacGregor boats, and replacement
sails for them, we have realized that few things are as confusing, and sometimes
frustrating, as the sail shopping process. Bad information is rampant, and even
competent well meaning sailmakers often give information that is confusing and
not helpful, simply because they do not know the unique characteristics of your
boat, or do not pay enough attention to how you want to use it. We have sold
over 1000 MacGregor boats, and even more custom sails to sailors who use their
boats in every type of sailing conditions, NO ONE has more experience or
expertise than we do.
Before you jump ahead to the specific pricing and descriptions of the sails
we offer, please take some time to read through our informational pages that
will help you make an informed decision and, in the process, probably learn a
We have broken this up into a 4 step process that should help you work
through the decision process.
STEP 1: DO I NEED NEW SAILS AT
ALL, AND WHAT WILL I GAIN IF I DO BUY THEM?
STEP2: LEARN SOME SAIL VOCABULARY, IT'S HARD TO MAKE A GOOD DECISION
IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE BUYING.
SAIL CLOTH TERMS.
SAIL DESIGN TERMS.
STEP3: DECIDE WHAT HEADSAIL TO BUY, JIB OR GENOA OR SPINNAKER.
WHAT SIZE HEADSAIL IS BEST FOR ME. JIB
OR GENOA? ROLLER FURLING OR NOT?
DO I WANT TO ADD A SPINNAKER TO MY
STEP 4: SELECT WHAT QUALITY GRADE IS RIGHT FOR YOU.
ECONOMY REPLACEMENT SAILS
STANDARD REPLACEMENT SAILS.
UPGRADE REPLACEMENT SAILS.
COASTAL CRUISING SAILS.
CUSTOM PERFORMANCE SAILS.