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
Leech telltales at every batten
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.