UK Sailmakers Texas

About the Loft

UK Houston’s opened in 2001 in Houston, Texas. We dedicate to produce custom Racing and Cruising sails for offshore and inshore sailing, also we make and developed many One design sails. We count with an extensive trajectory making sails through 36 years and 25 years working with the same sail group. In order to secure the performance of our designs for each boat we count with the most advanced software Azure project, Accucut and Accumesure sail design programs.

Our 3,500 sq. ft. production facility utilizes the latest in sailmaking technology including a Carlson plotter cutter and heavy sewing machines to produce high quality custom sails.  

UK Sailmakers Texas

UK Sailmakers - Houston excels in a wide variety of classes, from J/boats (J-22, J-24, J-80, J-105, J-109), to Melges, Etchells, Ensigns, and various other racing classes throughout North America. Cruising sails from the smallest daysailor to modernocean cruising yachts are also constructed from start to finish in the full production loft. 

We make all sails at our loft in Texas for boats up to 40-feet. Our sails are designed and built with top quality cloth and fittings.

Business Hours

Weekdays 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am to 12:00pm


Pedro Gianotti, Emmett Dickheiser, Reed Cleckler
Austin Agent: John Bartlett - 512-266-1895
Corpus Christi: Doug Weakley - 361-815-3822 

Contact Information

UK Sailmakers Texas
2031 Anders Ln, Suite J, 
Kemah, TX 77565
Phone: 281-334-3464

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Congrats Suzy Bradford and the crew of the J/109 LEADING EDGE won the 2016 GBCA Women's Regatta. The boat sails with a full set of UK Sailmakers sails for PHRF and class racing.Shown above LEADING EDGE is flying her Titanium mainsail and carbon Tri-Radial Light No. 1 genoa.

Shown above is the classic 8-Meter DELPHIS which won the XXII Regata Illes Balears in 2016 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Martin Billoch's sails were made at our loft in Kemah with traditional woven polyester cloth (Dacron).  

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