The Dart Sails and Covers team have led on the race track, collectively we have made sails that have won many championships and regattas. Sean has a reputation as a great sail designer and maker, and with our team have made some race-winning sails!

Our Achievements so far…

Peter Symons and his team on ‘Dochas’ an Elan 295: 3rd in class at Dartmouth Regatta

John Brunner and team in his x332 “axeman”: 1st in IRC class in the Brixham/Exe race using a full Dart Sails inventory

Matt and Michelle Dodd in ‘Fearnought’: 1st in the Impala 28 National championships

Mike Mackie and crew of “Jiggy” a 2nd place race during the J24 European championships with their new Dart Sails genoa

Sam Marshall and crew of “Midnight Express”: 2nd Westerly during the J24 European championships

J97 Juno: 1st in the IRC class in the Royal Torbay yacht clubs winter series race by 3mins using their new Dart Sails and Covers mainsail

Dom Hanley: 1st Tamar River regatta using a full inventory

Steve Linley Shaw in his Sonata ‘Apiano’: Won their class in Brixham Regatta

Phil Meek in ‘Hope’: won the last race in Torquay Regatta

Caroline Aisher in Lennie: All 1st places in class  in Torquay Regatta

Peter Boote and Kit Noble in their YW Diamond: won every race in their class at Dartmouth Regatta

Simon Unwin: All first places in his class at Dartmouth Regatta


There are 4 major sail cloth manufacturers that supply sail cloth worthy of consideration for new sails. They are:

• Dimension-Polyant from Germany and USA
• Contender from the Netherlands and USA
• Challenge Sailcloth from the USA
• Bainbridge from the UK and USA

When deciding on selection of suitable sailcloth a number of factors need considering including:

• Budget
Type of Sailing – the sail is expected to be used for and the owners priorities of requirements, these can be as varied as day sailing, coastal and weekend cruising, Offshore Cruising, Oceanic Cruising, short-handed sailing, club racing, inshore or offshore regatta racing or Grand Prix racing and often a combination of these.
• Performance – which is usually related to the weave style and quality
• The loads expected in the sail – these vary depending on sail type batten configuration and whether the sail is high aspect (long luff / short foot) or low aspect (shorter luff / long foot)

More information on Racing Sails coming soon. If you would like a quote for a new racing sail, please click on the Quote Request button.

Specification Sheets:

Racing Mainsail
Racing Headsail
Racing Jib
Code Zero
Racing Assymmetrical Spinnaker
Racing Symmetrical Spinnaker
Racing Spinnaker Colour Swatches