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If you have a fairly common boat, with well-known rig measurements... using a "internet" discount sail loft makes sense... but if your boat is less well known, less common, or custom, then using a local sail loft has major advantages.
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I have found that with cruising sails I am more price sensitive because at the end of the day the sail sits on a roller furler in the elements. When I know a sail will be used infrequently and not beat upon I am more willing to spend the extra 20%. I bought a beautiful light #1 seven years ago from North and it is still a spectacular sail but it is used rarely while the #2 I use most often was relatively inexpensive and I don't have to stress about it. Cheers!
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Hi,

I bought a set of 3 sails from Fareastsails - a main, a 135 Genoa and a Gennaker. They arrived in April. Have used them now for 4 months and all is well and good. I did not order a spinnaker sock and I think I should have. I have seen several Gennaker Furlers and they seem to work different.

The fellow at Fareastsails said that there were 2 type of these - one furls on its own luff and the other uses a torsion line.

All in all I am happy, it took 4 weeks to make the sails - they said March - April are busy season. I would buy from them again.
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