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7/16/2019 at 4:32:49 PM GMT
Posts: 19
Sail cover for my HA18

Hi folks,

My Herreshoff America "vintage" sail cover is finally too raggedy to put back on the boat.  Has anyone near Fall River, MA or Bristol, RI, ever replaced their aging sail cover? 

Thanks in advance for any recommendations or advice.

Marc



Marc Perry
Mount Hope Bay
Fall River, MA


7/20/2019 at 10:59:58 PM GMT
Posts: 3
Thurston sails made a new one for me, they are the original maker of the sails for your boat and have the dimensions


8/12/2019 at 7:25:08 PM GMT
Posts: 3
Tip... make a template from the cover and save it... even better tip.. remember where you save it when its needed years later


8/14/2019 at 6:35:08 PM GMT
Posts: 19
Hi folks, thanks for the good advice, including the memory related tip...!
I did have Thurston make a cover for me, and Neil Thurston even offered to take some measurements directly from Pixie at her slip, (I keep her in Portsmouth, one town over from Thurston's location in Bristol). These folks have always been awesome to work with, they refurbed my original flag sail a few years ago. I will definitely buy my new sail from them when I can afford it.

Marc Perry
Mount Hope Bay
Fall River, MA


Last edited Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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