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    Dear All,

    I have a reasonable set of sails and I am considering adding reefing points. can anyone recommed a good sailmaker that will do the job correctly but not charge me a fortune (as I may as well by a new main sail!)? I’m located in Gloucestershire.


    Dave Hansen MK2 SD 8091


    After buying a Helyar reefing system, I needed a pocket sewn onto the luff of my genoa, and used the recommended Reasonable rates and excellent work that was returned to me within a week.


    Mike MacNamara put two rows of reef points into my main a couple of years ago, total cost inc postage was just shy of £100. He also did a couple of minor repairs that I hadn’t asked for but as he didn’t charge for that I was very pleased. He even put up with a length email discussion with me about how high to set each row of reefs.

    Colin Parkstone

    On the internet I found two sail makers or repairers in your area, ask them for some prices! CP


    Thanks All

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