UK Sailmakers

Founded in 1946, UK Sailmakers is one of the world’s most established groups of sailmakers, with nearly 50 lofts and service centers. Our sails are made with the most advanced design technologies and materials. Owned by local sailors, our lofts retain the personal touch and provide quick, high-quality service along with well-designed, long-lasting sails.

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Cruising Sails

UK Sailmakers makes cruising sails for all boats, destinations and budgets.

Racing Sails

UK Sailmakers builds fast racing sails that last for all boats and race courses.

One Design

UK Sailmakers makes race-winning sails for many One-Design classes used around the world.

Options and Accessories

UK Sailmakers provides all the Accessories and Options you need for
Cruising and Racing!

Latest UK Sailmakers News

John Gottwal’s GS 44 EAGLE’S WINGS at the 2024 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series in Chicago. Photo by Sailing World / Helly Hansen.

2024 COLORS REGATTA RECAP

Columbia Yacht Club COLORS Regatta The Columbia Yacht Club COLORS Regatta, held on June 1-2, featured a mix of moderate and light, building conditions. UK Chicago sails customers made a strong showing across several one-design and distance racing fleets. Since…

UK's MC Scow sails leading the fleet. Photo by Bill Crawford.

UK CHICAGO ONE DESIGN SAILS HAVE PROVEN RESULTS

Small One-Designs off to a Great Start this Early Summer The early summer sailing season has kicked off with impressive results for UK Chicago sails in various small one-design events. From dominating the first Women’s MC National Championship to excelling…

Farr 30, CONSENSUS. Photo by Torgeir Sten Askvig.

SILVER AND GOLD FOR FARR 30 CONSENSUS

Congratulations to Farr 30, CONSENSUS, for their great performance at the 2024 ORC Double Handed Worlds held in Norway from June 11-13, 2024! With a brand new sail inventory from UK Sailmakers Sweden, including carbon X-Drive upwind sails and Matrix…

Brian Kaczor’s Tartan 10, ERICA, took home the overall title at the 2024 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series in Chicago. Photo by Sailing World / Helly Hansen.

UK CUSTOMERS DOMINATE IN THE WINDY CITY

The 2024 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series in Chicago, held from June 7-9, featured three days of thrilling sailing conditions. On Friday, June 7th, strong winds and big gusts tested the sailors. Saturday, June 8th, brought a light to…

2017 Intercollegiate Offshore Regatta PRO, Butch Ulmer presenting an award in honor of the late Thomas Carroll to the PHRF 1 Class winner, the team from Webb Institute sailing on Oakcliff Sailing's Farr 40. Photo by Maureen Koeppel.

BUTCH ULMER JOINS NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME

We are thrilled to announce that Charles “Butch” Ulmer, has been inducted into the 2024 Sailing Hall of Fame! Butch’s passion for sailing was nurtured from a young age, with his father, Charles “Buster” Ulmer, founding Ulmer Sails on City…

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BIG WIN FOR BIG APPLE III IN KOREA

Farr 45, BIG APPLE III, claimed victory in ORC Division I at the 19th Busan Super Cup International Yacht Race earlier this month. The event was a part of the 2024 Asia Sailing Festival which ran from April 25th to…

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Sales Representative UK Sailmakers Northeast

UK Sailmakers, based in Portchester, NY, is looking for a sales representative to cover the NY-Metro Area. He or she must be able to race on all levels of boats and have selling skills. Interested? Send resumes to Loft General…

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Floor Manager UK Sailmakers Northeast

UK Sailmakers in Portchester, NY, is looking to hire a floor manager to head up a staff of five. Sailmaking and administrative skills are required. Interested? Send resumes to Emmett Dickheiser of UK Sailmakers New York at: emmett@uksailmakers.com

Sewer and Floor Work

Sewer and Floor Work

UK Sailmakers Miami, located in Coconut Grove area, is looking for a candidate who can sew and work on the floor, while working well with others! This opening is for a person who is interested in helping to build and…

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