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New interesting sail technology: Velacore

No, it is not one of those exotic laminates that costs 3 times more than a normal sail and will last 5 times less, this thing is interesting and I cannot see that it would make a sail much more expensive and the advantages are for all types of sails and materials. Besides it comes in a kit and can be applied to existant sails.

Typical sail:

Velacore Kit addition:

I cannot post the movies:



The performance advantages looks real on paper:


and it makes sense:


it comes in kit and can be applied to any existent sail:


All this seem to good to be true but I cannot find any holes in the theory. I can't see why it should not work.

Anybody has a say about this?

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