SailNet Community - View Single Post - Dirty Headsail
Thread: Dirty Headsail
View Single Post
Old 05-05-2008
sanctuarysam's Avatar
sanctuarysam sanctuarysam is offline
purveyor of mischief
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: in front of my computer, how 'bout you
Posts: 533
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
sanctuarysam will become famous soon enough
i used sailcare and was more than satisfied

not only did they do an amazing job making my 18 y/o sails look and feel like new, but were pleasant to work with..i even got a follow-up letter from the president thanking me for my biz.
i have long been a believer of proactive maintenance, and although my sails were not in terrible shape, they needed a 'once-over' from someone trained to find potential trouble spots. i opted out of a few services, however all in all i think it was a bargain to get 2 near new sails (130 jib and main) for 900 bucks.
then again, i waited until they were less busy, back in nov/dec to send them in, and as a result got at least 10% knocked off.
so..would i send sails in again? a heartbeat.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest,second is by imitation, which is easiest,third is by experience, which is the bitterest.

Sanctuary, Sabre 30 mkIII
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook