Yellow edge on Race Sail?

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  1. signal charlie

    signal charlie Active Member Staff Member

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    Anyone know why this North Race sail has yellow seam tape?

    Thanks
    Kent North race sail.jpg
     
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  2. Alan S. Glos

    Alan S. Glos Active Member

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    Kent,

    A lot of the North Sunfish race sails had colored luff tabs. Blue and purple were common, but I have never seen yellow.
    In recent years, they are all white.

    Alan Glos
    Cazenovia, NY
     
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  3. beldar boathead

    beldar boathead Well-Known Member

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    Yellow and orange were also used. Don't believe I have ever seen red or green. The first couple years of racing sails were white edges, then there were a number of years with colored edges, then for at least 12 or 14 years they have been white.
     

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