World's first sail containing recycled plastic bottles

EPEX jib on a First 40.7 made from a double taffeta, where the white light taffeta is made from recycled plastic bottles. The fiber combination is a Vectran/Polyester, where the polyester is 100 % recycled.

Even though COVID-19 has cleared the front page since March and still hasn't left us, sustainability is still an issue and an important path to follow. When it comes to doing business in a more sustainable manner, it is first of all a commitment. And now we are ready to embrace our sustainable journey with an overall approach, that we label EKKO.


EKKO Option is Elvstrøm's new, greener choice in sails


Read more about our approach here: Sustainability