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  • X-CUT
  • TRIOPT
  • EPEX
  • X-CUT
    Et crosscut (x-cut) sejl består af et antal horisontale parallelle paneler i lodret linje mod agterliget. Det er en effektiv og økonomisk måde at producere holdbare sejl på. Som det første sejldesign på markedet har det bevist sit værd. Crosscut sejl fremstilles typisk af vævet polyester dug med lige skudtråde, der er stærkere end kædetrådene. De stærke skudtråde ligger i belastningsretningen af sejlet og giver dermed et meget holdbart sejl.
  • TRIOPT
    Det trioptimale layout går også under navnet radial, da panelerne er radiale mod hjørnerne af sejlet, der giver den triangulære facon. Sejldesignet gør, at belastningen på sejlet fordeles mere effektivt og dermed holder sejlet bedre sin form. Panelerne i det radiale layout er nøje placeret i forhold til belastningen for at opnå den bedste stabilitet. Medvindssejl i trioptimal layout er typisk lavet af et laminat, der er en sandwich dug bestående af flere lag. Men det trioptimale layout anvendes også til modvindssejl, der typisk fremstilles af nylon.
  • EPEX
    EPEX er vores unikke og patenterede membran teknologi, vores flagskib. Et 100 % custom- design, hvor hver enkelt tråd lægges ud nøjagtigt i forhold til designet af hver enkelt sejl. Det giver den helt optimale fordeling af belastningen på sejlet, der får en enestående form-stabilitet og ydeevne. En bredspektret udvalg af tråde giver et utal af kombinationsmuligheder, der møder ethvert behov. Materialerne i en EPEX membran presses sammen under ekstrem og ensartet vakuum og efterfølgende laminering.

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Heavy Weather Jib - Woven Dyneema, Hydranet

The Furling Heavy Weather Jib is perfect for heavy upwind sailing, sparing the working headsail from the toughest conditions. Use the jib fully unfurled. The jib can also be used as a staysail on the same side as the mainsail to balance the boat, when sailing wing and wing with your main- and headsail. This heavy weather jib is made from a solid woven polyester cloth or woven dyneema, keeping the nice white look for years and years to come. The cross-cut sail design is a widely used design that is a very price conscious choice.

 

 

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Performance, durability and price indicators are illustrated for each material combination on a scale from 1-10, 10 being the highest.

 

 

Other Headsails

If the above product example is not what you are looking for, check out all the other head sails in this layout in our SOLANO segment.

  • Jib - no battens
  • Jib - short battens
  • Furling Jib - no battens
  • FatFurl Jib
  • Selftacking Jib
  • Self-tacking furling Jib
  • FatFurl Selftacking Jib
  • Genoa
  • Furling Genoa
  • Staysail
  • Furling Staysail
  • Furling JibTop
  • Storm Jib
  • Wing Jib
  • Jib - no battens

    Jib - no battens

    Sail Type
    The all-round jib is the working headsail for upwind sailing in most wind conditions when there is no furling gear to handle the sail. It is sheeted in front of the shrouds which gives the possibility of being trimmed with a narrow sheeting angle.

    Some options are e.g. trim stripes, different clew and tack attachments, race head and foil bag. A reef could also be fitted to this sail as that will reduce the area to a typical heavy weather jib area.

    Layout
    Available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The all-round jib can be used in most wind conditions.
  • Jib - short battens

    Jib - short battens

    Sail Type
    The all-round jib is the working headsail for upwind sailing in most wind conditions when there is no furling gear to handle the sail. It is sheeted in front of the shrouds which gives the possibility of being trimmed with a narrow sheeting angle.

    The sail may be with or without battens. If you choose battens, normally the top batten will be full and the lower ones short. A sail with battens will be wider in the upper parts and thus more efficient.

    Some other options are e.g. trim stripes, different clew and tack attachments, race head and foil bag. A reef could also be fitted to this sail as that will reduce the area to a typical heavy weather jib area.

    Layout
    Available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The all-round jib can be used in most wind conditions.
  • Furling Jib - no battens

    Furling Jib - no battens

    Sail Type
    The furling jib is the working headsail for upwind sailing in most wind conditions. It is sheeted in front of the shrouds which gives the opportunity of being trimmed with a narrow sheeting angle.

    The sail may also be with battens. If you choose battens, they will be parallel with the forestay to make the furling work perfectly. A sail with battens will be slightly bigger than without battens.

    Some other options are trim stripes, different clew attachments, UV cover in foot and leech.

    Layout
    Available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The all-round furling jib can be used in most wind conditions.
  • FatFurl Jib

    FatFurl Jib

    Sail Type
    The fatfurl jib is the working headsail for upwind in most wind conditions. It is sheeted in front of the shrouds which gives the opportunity of trimming with a narrow sheeting angle.

    The sail is supplied with both full and short battens that runs parallel to the forestay to make the furling work perfectly.

    The full battens in front of the sail give the opportunity to design the sail with a large area in the upper part of the sail, which again gives a more efficient sail for all conditions; more powerful in light winds because of the larger sail area and more “self-tuning” in heavy winds because the big roach in the upper parts will twist and flattens the sail in heavy winds.

    Some of the options are normally 2+2 battens, trim stripes, different clew attachments, UV cover in foot and leech.

    Layout
    Available in trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The FatFurl jib can be used in most wind conditions.
  • Selftacking Jib

    Selftacking Jib

    Sail Type
    The self-tacking jib is the working headsail for upwind in most wind conditions when there is no furling gear to handle the sail, and you are going to sheet it on your self-tacking track.

    The sail may be with or without battens. If you choose battens, normally the top batten will be full and the lower ones short. A sail with battens will be wider in the upper parts and thus more efficient. For many boats/rigs the self-tacking jib may be small in light conditions. A Code 0 sail could in other words be very good to combine with the self-tacker to be able to fully enjoy the sailing in all conditions.

    In addition to battens, other options are e.g. clew board, trim stripes, different tack attachments and race head foil bag.

    Layout
    Available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The self-tacking jib can be used in most wind conditions.
  • Self-tacking furling Jib

    Self-tacking furling Jib

    Sail Type
    The self-tacking furling jib is the working headsail for upwind in most wind conditions when the usage is handled with furling gear. The sail is sheeted on your self-tacking track.

    The sail may be with or without battens. If you choose battens, they will be parallel with the forestay to make the furling work perfectly.

    A sail with battens will be slightly bigger than without. For many boats/rigs the self-tacking jib may be small in light conditions. A Code 0 sail could in other words be very good to combine with the self-tacker to be able to fully enjoy the sailing in all conditions.

    In addition to battens other options are e.g. clew board, trim stripes and UV cover in foot and leech.

    Layout
    Available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The selftacking furling jib can be used in most wind conditions.
  • FatFurl Selftacking Jib

    FatFurl Selftacking Jib

    Sail Type
    The self-tacking fat furl jib is the working headsail for upwind in most wind conditions. The sail is sheeted on your self-tacking track.

    The sail is supplied with both full and short battens that runs parallel to the forestay to make the furling work perfectly. The full battens in front of the sail make it possible to design the sail with a large area in the upper parts of the sail resulting in a more efficient sail for all conditions. More powerful in light winds because of the larger sail area and more “self-tuning” in heavy winds because the big roach in the upper parts will twist and flatten the sail in heavy winds.

    Even though the fatfurl jib is powerful, many boats/rigs may be underpowered in light wind with a self-tacking jib. A Code 0 sail could in other words be very good to combine with the self-tacking fat furl jib to be able to fully enjoy the sailing in all conditions.

    Normally the sail is equipped with 2 full plus 2 short battens and other options are e.g. trim stripes, clew board and UV cover in foot and leech.

    Layout
    The sail is available in trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The selftacking fatfurl jib can be used in most wind conditions.
  • Genoa

    Genoa

    Sail Type
    The genoa is a sail that overlaps the mast. Normally the LP (perpendicular measurement from clew to luff) is between 135- 150% of the boats J-measurement. This makes the sail efficient in light and medium winds.

    Since the sail overlaps the rig, battens are not possible. The luff can be attached to the forestay with foil, metal hooks or soft hanks of different types.

    Some of the options available are e.g. different tack and clew attachments, telltale windows, trim stripes and race zipperbag.

    Layout
    The sail is available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The genoa is efficient in light and medium winds.
  • Furling Genoa

    Furling Genoa

    Sail Type
    The furling genoa is the primary headsail for boats built and set up for overlapping headsails. When used fully unfurled, it gives the boat power in light and medium winds.

    The furling genoa can be delivered with a reefing compensator that makes the shape of the sail flatter and efficient also in reefed condition, when the wind increases.

    In addition to the reefing compensator other options are e.g. UV in leech and foot, trim stripes and sail number.

    A furling headsail that is left on the boat furled in when not in use needs to be protected against degrading from UV. This can be done either with a layer of cloth (e.g. acrylic/polyester) sewn on in leech and foot or with a furlcover that is hoisted with a spinnaker halyard.

    Layout
    The sail is available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The furling genoa is efficient in light and medium winds.
  • Staysail

    Staysail

    Sail Type
    The staysail is perfect for heavy upwind sailing, sparing the working headsail from the toughest conditions.

    The flat shape and reduced sail area make heavy weather sailing fun, as the boat is well balanced and easy to handle. It is used on an inner forestay, very often with hooks mounted in the luff of the sail.

    Some of the available options are e.g. battens, different tack and clew attachments and race zipperbag.

    Layout
    The sail is available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The staysail is for heavy winds.
  • Furling Staysail

    Furling Staysail

    Sail Type
    The Furling staysail is perfect for heavy upwind sailing, sparing the working headsail from the toughest conditions.

    This sail can be used mainly in two different ways; on a permanent mounted furling system inside and below the normal headstay, or with an AT cable in the luff of the sail to be used as a free flying furling staysail. In the last case a 2:1 halyard or maybe a lock system mounted in the mast may be required.

    The jib can also be used as a staysail on the same side as the mainsail to balance the boat, when sailing wing and wing with your main- and headsail.

    Some of the options for permanent furling system are UV cover in leech and foot, reefing compensator, different clew attachments and trim stripes. Some of the options for free flying – furling: AT cable, different clew attachments, trim stripes and race zipperbag.

    Layout
    The sail is available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The furling staysail is for heavy winds.
  • Furling JibTop

    Furling JibTop

    Sail Type
    The furling Jib Top (sometimes referred to as a Furling Yankee) equals a (large) overlapping furling genoa in size, at typically 140-150% LP. The sail is designed to perform at open courses, typically from 50-120 degrees on true wind.

    It is designed with a high clew, that contributes to more control of the leech and thus easier trimming.

    It will work nicely in combination with a self-tacking furling jib, when reaching and in light wind conditions.

    Some of the options are e.g. UV cover in leech and foot, reefing compensator, trim stripes and sail number.

    Layout
    The sail is available in crosscut, trioptimal and EPEX.

    When to use
    The furling jip top is for light winds.
  • Storm Jib

    Storm Jib

    Sail Type
    The storm jib is designed for unpredictable weather situations and thus important to bring on your boat e.g. if you are going to sail long distance or distances where the wind is hard to predict.

    There are many different solutions on how to set the sail regarding luff details. Consult your sailmaker to find the best way for your boat and crew.

    Layout
    The sail is available in crosscut.

    When to use
    The storm jib is perfect for distances with unpredictable weather situations.
  • Wing Jib

    Wing Jib

    Sail Type
    The wing jib is a supplement to modern yachts, especially suitable with a furling self-tacking jib. To gain better control of your steering when the wind picks up, you simply furl in your self- tacking jib and hoist the wing jib, around the roller forestay.

    With the wing jib you can be prepared for the windy situation where helming and trimming with your bigger headsail becomes difficult. The clew corners of a wing jib are placed much higher than on the traditional self-tacking jib, which makes it a lot easier to trim the sail. The sail is two-plied and thus easily hoisted around the existing forestay.

    The wing jib can be designed as a storm jib as well as a heavy weather jib, all depending on the sailing conditions you expect.

    Some options are zipperbag and different tack/clew solutions.

    Layout
    The sail is available in crosscut.

    When to use
    The wing jib is effective when the wind picks up.

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