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Old 09-27-2009
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Interesting, SF... care to share which "loft"?

I can see buying a headsail or a spinnaker that way (on-line), but the fit on a mainsail is much more critical, and there I agree with Jarcher and others re: buying local. If you're not racing look for a small independant loft; they are often less expensive than the major players like Quantum, North and others.

Comparatively the prices of on-line providers are very tempting... but...

As for touch-up and restitching, you've little choice but to go for local. You'll probably get a better deal getting your repairs done by the same guy you buy the new sail from. Hopefully some of the other local members here will chime in with some suggestions!
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