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Re: Anyone buy laminate sails from China Sails?

We have UK Sails tape drive sails (made in the USA), and though I love the cut, the actual material is not what I would consider a cloth that has any longevity.
If you are racing, and can afford to replace your sails every season or two, then go for it. But if you are not a full on racer with deep pockets, then I would think twice before going for laminated sails.

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