UK Sailmakers San Francisco

About the Loft

UK Sailmakers, with its office at the Alameda Grand Marina, services all of northern California, Oregon, and Nevada. The office is managed by Sylvain Barrielle, an accomplished racer with over 25 years of sailmaking experience. Barrielle raced in five America’s Cups on French entries back to FRENCH KISS in 1986, and most recently worked on his sixth America’s Cup campaign as a sail program manager for the 2013 China Team entry. He has also competed in several Admirals’ Cup regattas as well as raced on the International Match Racing Circuit. His broad experience includes racing and cruising all types of boats from dinghies to maxi-boats to super yachts. Sylvain even has experience in offshore multihulls and now the AC 45s. So no matter what kind of boat you sail, feel free to tap into his wealth of knowledge and experience. 

UK Sailmakers San Francisco offers a full range of sails for boats from 10 feet to 200 feet and is extremely competitive in price. “We opened our San Francisco loft to offer sailing customers an experience they won’t find elsewhere. We intend to impress them with our technology and price, while keeping them happy with our service,” said Barrielle. “In the past 10 years we have achieved a lot more than we expected.” Working with Sylvain in the loft is Jason Crowson and Dominic Marchal. Jason, an engineer by trade, is well known in the Bay Area, 

Repairs and service are handled by Dominic Marchal, known as Marchal Sailmakers. Dominic has 20 years of experience racing and cruising,  including the America’s Cup with Prada. If a sail can possibly be, recut, reshaped or put back together, he’s the only man for the job in the San Francisco Bay area.

Business Hours:

Weekdays 9.00 am to 5.30 pm
Saturdays by Appointment (Drop box in front of loft available 24 hrs a day) 
Tel: +1 510-523-3966


Sylvain Barrielle
Jason Crowson
Dominic Marchal

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