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New sails for classic yacht Zillaine New sails for classic yacht Zillaine

Zillaine has recently had a full suit of sails designed and cut by Ratsey... More

Ratsey & Lapthorn in the Mediterranean Ratsey & Lapthorn in the Mediterranean

R & L has a new sail loft  in Mallorca. Banks Sails and Ratsey &... More

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Ratsey & Lapthorn make classic sails in a style replicating the "Big Class"... More

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New sails for classic yacht Zillaine

New sails for classic yacht Zillaine


Zillaine has recently had a full suit of sails designed and cut by Ratsey and Lapthorn of Cowes, Isle of Wight. It was not too hard to find the original sail maker - tucked away in the forepeak was an unused storm sail, made by Ratsey in 1961! said owner / skipper Peter Riches.

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Ratsey & Lapthorn in the Mediterranean

Ratsey & Lapthorn in the Mediterranean


R & L has a new sail loft  in Mallorca. Banks Sails and Ratsey & Lapthorn. The loft is under the directorship of Juan Merayo and offers customers expert advice, service, repair, full on-board discussion/ consultation for new sails and after-sales help.

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Sails in a Classic Style

Sails in a Classic Style


Ratsey & Lapthorn make classic sails in a style replicating the "Big Class" era. Narrow panels, traditional corners, hand sewn rings, external cringles, hand-roping with tapered, Rat-Tail, ends, leather finishing. Our traditional sailmaking skills enable us to offer sails totally hand-sewn,...


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A Classic Restoration

A Classic Restoration


The famous racing cutter Lulworth has been bought and is in Italy. She is currently being checked with laser beams to ascertain how much she  has moved and the hull will be accurately set up level and any distortion will be corrected. Accurate templates will be made and steelwork...


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