Hyde’s experience in delivering high volume yacht sails for the charter market, as well as top-end race boats, meant the company was ideally placed to fulfil the demanding needs of the brand new matched fleet of 12, 70ft ocean racers competing in the Clipper 13-14 Race and securing the contract for the 15-16 Race...Read More
Used correctly and in good time, storm sails can keep you sailing safely when conditions take a turn for the worse.
Like many boat owners, you probably have a storm jib tucked away; you might even have a trysail. But the chances are you’ve never experimented with either of them. But the harsh truth is that unless you understand how they work, they’re about as much use as a rabbit’s foot.
Hyde moved its maufacturing to the philippines and completed its first sails in october 2003. At that time there were 16 employees. By the end of 2009
this had increased to 250. The loft is managed by two hyde sailmakers with over twenty years experience of working with the company.