Grand Prix - Yacht Sails For IRC and IRM Racing

The Hyde Sails Grand Prix range is designed for serious, no compromise racing either round the cans or offshore. Grand Prix fore and aft sails are available either as panelled sails with a tri-radial seam layout or in H5, the new Hyde Sails membrane system.

Grand Prix Mainsail

Grand Prix Mainsail Specification

3 Camber stripes
Sail numbers
Leech telltales at every batten
Alloy headboard
Boltrope or luff slides
Shelf foot - either loose or with a boltrope
Clewslider or webbing boom loop with velco fastening
Stainless steel pressed rings with webbing strainers
Floppy reef rings at luff
Low stretch leech line with alloy cleat-overhead option available
Tapered fibre glass battens
Adjustable batten tension
3 Step zig zag stitching or glued seams
Cunningham eyelet and leech flattener
Spreader chafe patches supplied loose for retro fitting by owner
Full length deck bag to enable sail to be stowed without folding
Full length battens (optional)

Sail Cloth Choice

  • X Tech - Kevlar yarns sandwiched between two layers of Polyester film. A version with one layer of taffeta is also available, which makes the material more durable.
  • GPL - carbonfibre yarns sandwiched between two layers of Polyester film. GPL is the most stable laminate on the market but does require careful handling.
  • H5 - the new Hyde membrane system. H5 is available in a large variety of fibres and constructions.

GP mainsail GP mainsail (310 KB)


Grand Prix Headsail

Headsail Specification

3 Camber stripes
Sail numbers
Tell tales with one tell tale window
Leech line with alloy cleat and back eyelets. Leech line will be 2:1 on boats over 35' oa
Stainless steel webbed on clew ring
Webbing tack and head loops with internal leather reinforcement
Spectra foot line
Webbing tack and head loops with internal leather reinforcement
Spectra foot line
3 Step zig zag stitching or glued seams
Spreader and stanchion chafe patches supplied loose for retro fitting by owner
Stainless wichard or gibb snap shackle fitted at tack
Double rope luff tape for quick, snag free hoists
Tapered fibreglass battens where fitted
Full length deck bag

Sail Cloth Choice

X Tech - Kevlar yarns sandwiched between two layers of Polyester film. A version with one layer of taffeta is also available, which makes the material more durable.
GPL - carbonfibre yarns sandwiched between two layers of Polyester film. GPL is the most stable laminate on the market but does require careful handling.
H5 - the new Hyde membrane system. H5 is available in a large variety of fibres and constructions.

GP Headsail GP Headsail (237 KB)

Hyde Sails Limited reserve the right to change these specifications in line with our policy of continuous improvement.

 

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