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Brian E. Evans
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Post by Brian E. Evans » Wed Sep 24, 2008 5:07 am

A friend of mine has just handed me a Genoa jib for a cruiser he would like me to sell. The sail appears to be well made, however it is made by a company I am not familiar with.
The maker is the A team ,from some where in eastern England, does anybody know about this sail loft, and can give me a reference on them.
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Re: sails

Post by Brian E. Evans » Mon Oct 13, 2008 10:51 pm

Gentlemen,
by the lack of response to my question, I am getting the idea that ,nobody, cares to venture an opinion on the quality or reputation of this sailmaker.
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Post by Brookesy » Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:34 am

This is not a loft I have heard of before but maybe someone else could help.
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Re: sails

Post by davidh » Tue Oct 14, 2008 10:45 am

Brian,

there are those on this site who've quite a knowledge of sailmakers.

BEST way forward is to take a quick photo of thge sailmakers label and then post that here - I'm sure that you'll get a response.

That is...unless it was one of the lofts that just did big boat sails - Crusader and Arun spring to mind here (Arun as in 'A' maybe).

If you cannot do a picture then a detailed description of the sailmaklers 'mark' would be the next best thing. It is very hard to answer some of the questions that get posed with the very limited info available.

But..we'll try

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Re: sails

Post by roger » Tue Oct 14, 2008 3:59 pm

Brian E. Evans wrote:Gentlemen,
by the lack of response to my question, I am getting the idea that ,nobody, cares to venture an opinion on the quality or reputation of this sailmaker.
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Brian, i dont think its that nobody cares more like nobody knows.
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Re: sails

Post by CJR1100 » Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:42 pm

Did young Kevan at Alverbanks, start off as the A Team? I will find out.
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Re: sails

Post by Rich » Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:24 am

The Phantom I am restoring (P499) came with an 'A Team' sail. By the look of it I would guess it is as old as the boat which would probably date it back to the late 70's or early 80's, unfortunately now only usefull as a dust sheet :( .
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