SailNet Community - View Single Post - new sails
Thread: new sails
View Single Post
post #8 of Old 03-04-2013 Thread Starter
blakeyoung
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Texas, USA
Posts: 33
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Re: new sails

Thanks for all the replies everyone. One thing I'm coming across (especially with Precision Sails) is the ability to choose radial weave vs crosscut. The radial weave is obviously superior but more expensive.

However, now I find myself getting back to the same old argument - yes it might be better, yes the quality may be better, but for a daysailor who doesn't race is it really necessary? I can find crosscut sails (Precision, FX, Ullman, etc) for $500-600. The radials are $1100.

I guess I just wondered what your personal thoughts were given the kind of sailing you do. I CAN afford the radials, but that's a big chunk of dough for me.
blakeyoung is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome