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post #7 of Old 08-08-2007
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Sounds like you have a Pentex laminate sail... which uses parallel high-modulus polyester laminated between mylar IIRC.

One thing to keep in mind MangoMike, is that the lifespan of the sails is probably somewhere between the two, but could be drastically shorter if you sailed in the tropics, or much longer if you sailed on the Great Lakes and store your boat for seven months of the year...

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