Basic equipment inland / coast

  • high quality Dacron canvas from Dimension Polyant (German manufacturer) or Contender (Dutch manufacturer)
  • generously dimensioned reinforcements
  • doubled cloth along the batten pockets
  • Reef points with strong reinforcements
  • Stainless steel eyelets / thimbles
  • Aluminum headboard
  • Cunninghamthimble
  • Leech trim line with clamcleat
  • Triple or zigzag seams, single or double (defined by the sail designer depending on the load)
  • tell-tales
  • suitable mast slider or luff rope
  • Luff reinforced with an additional strip of cloth
  • short standard battens
  • Batten pocket end pieces made of plastic
  • Batten pocket closure with Velcro on the inside
  • Diamond-shaped reinforcements on the batten ends
  • modern sail bag with net below


  • Fullbatten
  • Reffs
  • windows
  • Class mark / logo
  • Sailnumbers
  • higher quality canvas
  • Advertising on the sail
  • Trim strips / profile strips
  • Mastcars from different manufacturers, e.g. Ronstan Ballslide (ball bearing), Rutgerson Mastcars
  • Batten tensioners e.g. from Ronstan
  • overhead leech trim line
  • Aluminium Clamcleats
  • Foot trim line
  • Sailcut bi-radial or tri-radial
  • Reefing blocks e.g. from Rutgerson or Antal

a headsail

Basic equipment inland / coast

  • high quality Dacron canvas from Dimension Polyant (Germany) or Contender (Holland)
  • generously dimensioned reinforcements
  • Stainless steel eyelets & tell tales
  • Leech trim line with clamcleat
  • Triple or zigzag seams, single or double
  • Luff with leech rope or plastic hanks
  • Luff reinforced with additional cloth strips
  • modern sail bag with net at the bottom

==> The UV protection shown in these photos is an optional extra.


  • windows
  • Foam strips in the luff (for furling systems)
  • UV protection in the leech and leech (for furling systems), material: masacril or Sunbrella
  • higher quality canvas
  • Advertising on the sail
  • Aluminium Clamcleats
  • foot trim line
  • Cut biradial or triradial
  • Trim strips / profile strips

Offshore / blue water equipment

Offshore / blue water equipment for mainsail and headsail (for ships from 30 feet) in addition to the basic equipment the following features

  • many additional doublings and reinforcements
  • extra large corner reinforcements
  • Rutgerson stainless steel press rings or stainless steel rings reinforced with hand-sewn webbing
  • 2 or 3 rows of zigzag stitching (defined by sail designer depending on load) with UV yarn
  • low-stretch Dyneema woven tape
  • Overhead leech trim line (for larger sails)
  • Aluminum Clamcleats (sewn by hand)
  • Dyneema reinforcements in exposed areas
  • low-stretch Vectran trim lines
  • Sail batten pockets and closures in an extremely stable and resilient design
  • Webbing embedded fittings in luff area
  • 2 trim stripes for better visibility of the sail profile
  • Rutgerson aluminum headboard for mainsail

HydraNet or HydraNet Radial by Dimension Polyant (German manufacturer) or Fibercon Pro Hybrid by Contender (Dutch manufacturer)

Mastcar / roller slide systems from various manufacturers, e.g. Ronstan Ballslide (ball bearings) or Rutgerson mastcars, batten tensioners, reefing blocks e.g. from Rutgerson or Antal, reflective profile strips, etc.

Gennaker / Spinnaker

  • high-quality spinnaker cloths from Contender (market leader for spinnaker cloths, Dutch manufacturer)
  • generous reinforcements at the corners and leeches
  • Labeling of the corners for easy handling on board
  • Stainless steel rings at the corners, edged with webbing
  • triradial cut
  • modern sail bag
  • Starboard and port markings with green and red stripes on the leashes for easy handling
  • for larger sails, a combination of different fabric qualities (lighter fabric in the middle, stronger fabric in the corners and leech)
  • low-priced in standard colors, individual design possible at extra charge
  • Loose setting or setting with a snuffer spisock – alternatively roll gennaker for use with furler with special reinforcements of the corners and leech

traditional sail

  • special white or tanned Dacron cloths or classic canvas natural cloths from various European manufacturers (Dimension Polyant, Contender, Heatcoat, British Millerain)
  • Vertical, horizontal or miter cut
  • Generous reinforcements with leather or Dyneema webbing in exposed areas
  • 70cm wide lanes
  • low-stretch steel or dyneema lines in the luff
  • brass hanks
  • Aft and foot trim lines