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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:50 am 
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I have a 14 turbo. On the head of the sail where the rope goes into the mast has worn through. Is there a good way to repair this or should it go to a sail repair shop?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:10 am 
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Can you provide a picture? It probably just needs a wrap of sail cloth over the damaged bolt rope cover. You could try a piece of self-adhesive sail repair tape. Otherwise use dacron sail fabric. You can bond it to the existing sail cloth using contact cement and/or stitch it on. If it is all the way at the very top of the sail, I would probably recommend removing the head plate from the sail, then put on the repair patch and re-install the head plate. That way the patch is sandwiched inside the plate.

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