Category: Recycling

  • I like to buy a used genoa, how do I proceed?

    I like to buy a used genoa, how do I proceed?

    Buying a used genoa can be a great way to save money while still getting a quality sail. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to proceed: By following these steps, you can successfully purchase a pre-owned genoa and enjoy sailing with your new-to-you sail, while saving money in the process. Resail, there is always a…

  • Sail seeker: Your Guide to Finding a Used Mainsail

    Sail seeker: Your Guide to Finding a Used Mainsail

    Why opt for a pre-owned mainsail? Things to consider when buying a used mainsail:  When you opt to search online be aware that sending full size battens may be expensive, sometimes you are better of sourcing these locally. Good luck finding a sail! Resail, there is always a second life for sails! #Used-Sails #Recycling #Savings…

  • Recycling of sails (update 2023)

    Recycling of sails (update 2023)

    Recent (2023) publications across Europe are very promising. For carbon reinforced sails The University of Bristol (Bristol Composites Institute) has defined a recycling pathway for the recovery of EOL (End of Life) 3Di sails. Carbon Fiber is reclaimed via a superheated steam pressure/ swing process. Full details can be found at: For coated sails (polyester)…