Hyde Sails have a long history and association with the Fireball class. Even as far back as the 70’s Hyde Fireball sails were the ‘must have’ rig. On into the 80s, 90s and this century Hyde sails continued to win championships. Dave Hall has sailed Fireballs since 1985 with results in the top 10 of the Worlds right up to the present including a 5th at the 2018 Championship. He joined the company in 2015 having already done a stint of 12 years a while ago and is your contact for personal service.

Sails are designed and available for the current popular mast sections and are constructed in the most up to date films and woven fabrics, The sails for this century are as fast and competitive as ever with results to prove it.

  • 1st 2019 World championship
  • 1st 2019 National championship
  • 1st 2019 North American championship
  • 1st 2019 Czech National Championship
  • 1st 2018 UK National Championship
  • 1st 2018 French National Championship
  • 1st 2018 International Week
  • 2nd,4th,5th 2018 World Championship
  • 2nd 2015 World Championship

Since the rule change the current Mainsail and Genoa are now made in white 5.52 Polykote. A very hard wearing and stable cloth ideal for the conditions and use the Sandhopper sails require

Hyde will continue to be involved with the Sandhopper, it has a place in Hyde’s history in that the company has its roots in the corner of the UK where Hyde’s first loft was based.

Hyde Sails are known in the fleet for their consistency in shape and reliability and are the best value sails available

Available to buy in our online store

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RYA Dinghy Show 2020 RYA Dinghy Show 2020

Hyde Sails will be attending the RYA Dingy Show on 29th Feb – 1st March come visit us on stand C71 to discuss your sailing needs.