Multi- Purpose Sailcloth: Yellow
Multi- Purpose Sailcloth: Yellow, is a generic 0.75oz multi-purpose nylon fabric, designed specifically for cruise and club race applications. Nylon sailcloth is a popular and versatile fabric used in the manufacturing of sails for boats and other marine applications. It is made from synthetic polymers known as polyamides, which are woven into a strong and durable material. Nylon sailcloth offers several benefits that make it a preferred choice for sailors and manufacturers alike.
One of the primary advantages of nylon sailcloth is its exceptional strength-to-weight ratio. Nylon fibers are renowned for their high tensile strength, meaning they can withstand significant forces without breaking or tearing. This attribute allows sails made from nylon sailcloth to endure harsh wind conditions and heavy loads, ensuring reliable performance on the water.
• Boat Sails
• Marine Applications
• Light-weight awnings
Features & Benefits:
Nylon sailcloth exhibits excellent flexibility and elasticity. Sails are able to stretch and adjust to changing wind conditions, allowing sailors to optimize their sailing experience. The material's elasticity also assists in reducing stress on the sail, making it less prone to damage from gusts or sudden shifts in wind direction.
Nylon sailcloth main benefit is it's resistance to UV rays and water absorption. The fabric is treated to provide ultraviolet protection, preventing degradation caused by prolonged exposure to the sun's rays. Nylon is inherently water-resistant, which means it does not absorb water easily. This feature prevents the sail from becoming heavy and waterlogged, maintaining its performance and shape even in wet conditions.
Nylon sailcloth is also recognised for its excellent abrasion resistance. The fabric can withstand friction and rubbing against various surfaces, such as rigging and spreaders, without wearing down quickly. This durability ensures a longer lifespan for sails made from nylon sailcloth, reducing the need for frequent replacements.
Nylon sailcloth offers good dimensional stability. It maintains its shape and stability under different loads, ensuring consistent sail performance and manoeuvrability. This characteristic allows sailors to rely on their sails in various wind conditions, enhancing control and responsiveness.
In terms of maintenance, Multi- Purpose Sailcloth: Yellow is relatively easy to care for. It can be cleaned with mild detergents and rinsed thoroughly to remove saltwater or other contaminants. Additionally, the material is quick-drying, which facilitates faster drying times after use or cleaning.
Price is per meter. If you order more than one meter it will come in one continuous piece.
Width: 152 CM
Weight: 48 GSM
Sailmaker Weight: 1.12 SMOZ
Ripstop: 6.5 x 6.5 MM
Construction: 40 x 40
Apparent Wind Speed: 12
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