Resources


At the UK Sailmakers learning center it is easy to perfect your sailing knowledge - all in one space! You can watch instructional videos and read skill-building articles, as well as referring to our Encyclopedia of Sails.


Rules Quiz


Test your knowledge of the Racing Rules of Sailing with the UK Sailmakers Rules Quizzes. The Racing Rules of Sailing are complex and complicated, usually requiring drawings to illustrate the rules applying to a specific situation. In some cases, however, static drawings just aren't enough. More...


IRC Center


We have a whole section devoted to IRC where you can learn how to measure your boat for IRC and obtain an IRC rating. More...


Encyclopedia


UK Sailmakers is happy to make this booklet on sailmaking available to our customers. The first half should be used as a reference tool or as a way to gain enough information about sails that you can work with your sailmaker to ensure that you get the sails that best suit your needs. The second half of the book gives hints and tips on sail trim, sail handling, rig tuning and sail maintenance. More...  



Photo Gallery


Visit our photo gallery for a great selection of sailing pictures.  More...   


PDF Library


We have many documents available in Adobe Acrobat format. More... 




Screensavers


We have a great selection of screen savers available for download.  More...


Links to Partners


This section of the site pulls together articles form our blog archive that focus on racing rules. We hope these articles will be helpful to you as you are educating yourself about the various rules of racing. More...


AccuMeasure


UK Sailmakers' AccuMeasure is a valuable tool for all sailors. With it, you can view pictures of your sails on your computer and take measurements directly off the image. Using digital technology and an easily manipulated high-tech program, you have a state- of- the-art measurement and analysis tool as a member of your team.
The program is simple to operate. There are a number of good sources of digital images of your sails. Your local UK Sailmakers lofts are ready to help you analyze your results. More...