91Re: [capri26] We found a new sail
- Jul 6, 2007
Re: [capri26] We found a new sailOn 6/25/07 4:33 PM, "Mary Kinnunen and Jeff Eaton" <iceout@...> wrote:
I contacted Ullman Sails in CA (we were told at our marina that they
made the Capri's original sails) via two emails and one phone message.
No reply. So I called one of the lofts. A young child answered and said
his father was "busy." Having owned a business with a small child in
tow I get it. But I moved on and found Scott Gibbs at the Ullman
Chesapeake Bay loft. I faxed him the measurements we took on the boat
rigging and hardware and he got back to me two hours later with a
quote. We now have a new Genoa ordered to be shipped NEXT WEEK for
$1117. 80. 135%, UV protection, made to fit our CDI 6 furler.
I got a couple quotes from other companies but the prices were higher
or the sails were not US-made or the turnaround time was longer.
In the meantime, we had our original, torn sail patched with new Dacron
and re-sewed for $135 at our local canvas repair shop so we'll have a
good backup. The seamstress said some of the thread had "rotted." Our
main was replaced in 1999 so we should be in good shape sail-wise...
Thanks all for your help!
Mary and Jeff
When I visited Catalina factory many moons ago, they had their own sail loft. Glad you got a replacement in such short order.
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