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Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby dlandersson » Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:39 am

Any thoughts/impressions of the new "Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails?

"While Uni-Titanium is our most expensive line of sails, these grand prix sails hold their trimmed shape perfectly while being the lightest and strongest sails we make. On the water, results show they are not only fast, but they last." 8)
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby BOAT » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:20 am

How Much? :x
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby Tomfoolery » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:33 am

Kinda sounds like putting racing slicks on an RV. :wink:
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby BOAT » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:08 pm

This is like the Solar thing - no sooner than I got educated and started building my system the entire industry changed with technology that provides way more watts per panel than you could get even a year ago - but - of course - you need different charge controllers and so forth.

Same thing with batteries - after going through the GEL and AGM phase now I am purchasing LITHIUM! The Lithium batteries cost twice as much but put out 10% more energy and last 100 times longer!

BWY just got me going on Mylar - now this? :x Okay, so I have calmed down now.

All right,

How Much? :|
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby kmclemore » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:37 pm

Tomfoolery wrote:Kinda sounds like putting racing slicks on an RV. :wink:


^^^ THIS ^^^
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby BOAT » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:47 pm

yeah, but HOW MUCH?
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby NiceAft » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:00 pm

https://www.uksailmakers.ca/sails-overv ... -mainsail/

BOAT,

Before you start ranting “How Much!” again, the sails are made in the U.K. Think big dollars. :) The address I posted is Canadian. The sail may or may not be made in Canada.

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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby BOAT » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:55 pm

It says

Available with:
- Reefs
- Loose Foot
- Cunningham
- Telltales
- Draft Stripes
- Sail Numbers
- Leechline

You would think with all those options they would have a price.
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby 1st Sail » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:17 pm

They look a little oxidized in the picture like my black stripes. If I have to buff and wax then I'm out...no way. Anyway just put new sails (main and jib) on from BWY this fall. Like dropping a V8 is a VW.
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby Highlander » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:17 pm

dlandersson wrote:Any thoughts/impressions of the new "Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails?

"While Uni-Titanium is our most expensive line of sails, these grand prix sails hold their trimmed shape perfectly while being the lightest and strongest sails we make. On the water, results show they are not only fast, but they last." 8)


Mmm r u planning on entering the America,s Cup ? :o

J :P
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby Ixneigh » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:20 am

I don't think you are supposed to stuff mylar in a bag.
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby BOAT » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:50 am

no, the mylar was for the furling genoa - that's what i was thinking - but i still have no decided on the main yet - i thought a slightly narrower main out of this stuff might make the boat a little more tame in heavy weather
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby dlandersson » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:19 am

I don't think Goodwill sells them. :)

BOAT wrote:How Much? :x
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby dlandersson » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:20 am

Or an airfoil - :D

Tomfoolery wrote:Kinda sounds like putting racing slicks on an RV. :wink:
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Re: Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails

Postby dlandersson » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:22 am

Perhaps the "Chicago Cup". :)

Highlander wrote:
dlandersson wrote:Any thoughts/impressions of the new "Uni-Titanium Liteskin sails?

"While Uni-Titanium is our most expensive line of sails, these grand prix sails hold their trimmed shape perfectly while being the lightest and strongest sails we make. On the water, results show they are not only fast, but they last." 8)


Mmm r u planning on entering the America,s Cup ? :o

J :P
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