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Its not cheap your right.
I don't have my quote in front of me, but I am paying right around $600 for that repair.
That also includes the cleaning of the sail, right?
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I am having the Old UV removed and replaced and also modified.
Mine is a little more involved. The $600 does not included the cleaning.
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Mildew removal

Chris,

Try soaking the panel in OxyClean for an hour or more before you commit to the expense of replacement. After the soak, lay the sail on the garage floor and give the panel a scrub with a medium stiffness bristle brush, then rinse with water.

I had OxyClean recommended to me by another sailor for mildew removal on a dodger and bimini canvas. The results were spectacular. Our canvas is now on its 2nd year after the cleaning with no loss of material or seam strength, or return of the mildew.

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I may give that a shot, thanks.

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Another option may be to get a genoa sock. The genoa sock will often give better protection of the sail from UV damage and has the advantage that it can be used on multiple sails, since it isn't attached to any specific sail. However, chafe can be an issue with an improperly designed one.
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