All our sails are made to the highest standards of workmanship and incorporate the very latest top quality fabrics, carefully selected and constructed.

The panel shape configuration and reinforcing of each sail is chosen to achieve maximum race winning performance all sails are designed and cut by computer - this means that the accuracy in design is transferred directly into the sail.

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J80 Mainsail

A careful balance of luff curve and seam shaping is critical in producing a sail that will provide optimum performance through the wind range. Making use of the rules, the Mainsail Roach is pushed out to the maximum for improved pointing ability and extra area downwind. 

J80 Kevlar JIB 

We have produced an all kevlar Jib that offers great flexibility allowing you to get the best performance throughout the wind range.
Tri - radial construction from the best materials ensures the desired shape can be obtained no matter what conditions you are sailing in.

J80 Kevlar MEMBRANE JIB

We have produced an all kevlar Jib that offers great flexibility allowing you to get the best performance throughout the wind range.
Tri - radial construction from the best materials ensures the desired shape can be obtained no matter what conditions you are sailing in.

J80 Asymmetric Spinnaker

Our experience and expertise with this type of sail is widely known. The J80 Gennaker is the product of this, creating a sail that will project to windward to give exceptional speed and depth when running deep.

 


The tale behind the sails at the J80 worlds

Saturday, June 23, 2012

After a spectacular world championship in Dartmouth, we talked to Rob Larke about his campaign, the sails and how the event unfolded for him… How did you prepare for the event? “About 18 months of work went into the boat and the event. We started with getting the keel ..

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Stunning spring series starts the season

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

The Warsash Spring Series and Spring Championships saw some stand-out performances for Hyde Sails The First 40 ‘Winston’ had a fabulous result in IRC2, while the J/80 (http://www.hydesails.co.uk/keelboat/j80)s ‘J2X’ and J’ai Deux Amours’ were battling it  ..

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Winning start for Hyde Sails powered J80

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Easter Weekend saw the Hyde-powered J/80, helmed by Rob Larke, taking the top spot. A great start for the team, which has its eyes on the class world title later in the year Conditions finally came good for the last day of the RORC Easter Challenge with the wind backing into the s ..

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