Category Archives: Sail Maintenance

Maintenance tips pertaining to sails and canvas.

Two Old Jibs and a Boat Cover

I know, I know… Sounds like the entry line to a bar joke, but after nine days, I managed to transform two old jibs into a winter boat cover for Second Star. The cover is to protect the fore deck … Continue reading

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Sail Cleaning

Here is the line up of household chemicals I used for sail cleaning. Borax and OxiClean are common laundry detergents that can be safely used on sail cloth. Tilex contains chlorine bleach and should not be used on sails, but … Continue reading

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