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Re: Sail buying question???
A friend bought a used laminated sail cheap. It was just delaminting "a little" but already looked like orange peel all over as the laminates were coming apart. So we patched a little here, patched a little there, glueda little....and after a couple of months of this weekly nonsense he broke down and just ordered a new sail.
Once laminate starts to go, it gets ugly fast. UV breaks them down, so if a boat went out for daysails regularly for 3 years? I'd make very sure the laminate was still very nicely bonded all over, no orange peel, no little blisters.