Finally, the sun peeks out here in Denmark! Reminding us how important it is to check our sails and gear, when the season starts and again if you plan to head out on a longer summer cruise. Preparation is key to a smooth and joyful summer on the water. And who does not want that?
It is no secret that we have devoted a lot of time and hours into designing furling sails - and we continue to do so. Why? Because furling sails are easy and safe to furl in and reef from the cockpit. And luckily, the average life expectancy is increasing and with that the demand for convenience and safety.
Usually new yachts are being awarded during the International boot Düsseldorf. But since usual is non-existing for the time being, the announcement of this year´s winner took place digitally on YouTube on January 22nd 2021.
Check out this cool yacht from X-Yachts.
We have introduced the first recycled sail cloth materials. And we continuously work to source more recycled materials for our sails. We believe it´s time to listen to nature´s message and respond with a sustainable approach.
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.