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Re: Do I need to put a sealer on my sails after cleaning them

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Originally Posted by bristol299bob View Post
HyLyte, do you mean coat the *sails* with sailkote? I've never heard of that. what is the benefit?

I do use sailkote on the mast and furler tracks.
Yes. One can/should use SailKote or SailKote Plus on the sails. It will prevent mildew, minimize the sail fouling with dirt, prevent water penetration etc. Take a look at the site (click on the Blue SailKote link in my earlier post) and at the uses for SailKote and SailKote Plus listed there. (It's not called SailKote for no reason, eh?)

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