Spinnaker cloth is known for its light weight. This weight is achieved by using an extremely thin material and as a result spinnaker material is more fragile and especially sensitive to exposure to UV rays and damage from flogging. By following the below best practices spinnakers can last substantially longer and offer better performance than if they are ignored. If you have any questions about how you can improve how you care for your sails, please contact your local Ullman Sails loft.
Defending your sails against UV exposure is extremely important. Best practices for protecting your sails from UV damage are best determined by boat-type and sail usage, not material type. To be sure that you are following all the best practices for your sails, click below: