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post #3 of Old 06-16-2006
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NCSC: I actually did a fairly thorough comparison of several manufacturers for my boat. I thought that FX had the best deal for the money in terms of what I was looking for. I was specifically shopping for an offshore weight sail with 2 reef points, a cunningham, reefing pads, UV cover and patches. Here is my list. (Sorry, Excel dosen't transfer onto this site perfectly). I am going to order the FX.

Manufacturer Mainsail 140% Genoa

North Sails
8.5 Ounce Dacron, 2 reefs Cunningham, 1 Full Length Batten 2 partial 5.8H UV Leech and Foot Ropeluff Reefing Pad with Patches
$4,207 $4,022.00

FX Sails
Offshore Cross-Cut Main: 8.3 oz High Modulus Dacron. 5 year warranty, reinforced corner patches, aluminum head board, draft stipes, leech line with Clamcleat, web reinforced pressed rings, double tapes on luff, leech and foot, webbed on leech telltales, premium fiberglass battens, sailties and bag Offshore Cross-Cut 140% Genoa, 5 year warranty, reinforced corner patches, leech line with claimcleat, double tapes on luff, leech and foot, 2 ros of telltales, sail ties and bag. Canvas UV Cover.
$3,091 $3,365

Haarstick Sailmakers
Cross-cut Mainsail 8.3 Dacron 4 partial battens, 2 reefs, cunningham, luff slides, foot rope, telltales, leech line, sailties and bag Cross Cut 140% Roller Furling Genoa. 8.3 oz Dacron, Canvas UV Cover, Roller Reefing Patches and tapered foam luff pad, luff tape, telltales, leech and footlines and bag.
$3,827 $3,233

Scott Sails
8.0 oz dacron to a cross cut panel layout, two reefs, standard battens, radial patches, aluminum headboard, leech line, telltales and a bag. 140% genoa will be built from a 8.0 oz dacron to a cross cut panel layout. The sail will include UV leech and foot covers, foam luff pad, radial patches, leech line, telltales and a bag.
$2,462.00 $2,814.00
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