Sailmakers & Riggers of Fowey Cornwall


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Sail Shape now designing sails with Smar-Azure. Worlds leading sailmaking design software. Fast, efficient sail designs using cutting edge technology whether you need offshore durability or one design racing development, we can meets your needs.

Sail Shape provides sailmaking and rigging services throughout Cornwall and the south west. Sail Shape Ltd was formed to take over Mitchell Sails to allow the change of ownership from the previous owner Andy Mitchell to the new director Alan Harris, a past apprentice of Mitchell sails. The two have been working together from 2005 producing some of the best sails and cover throughout country providing high quality sails.

We offer both racing and cruising sails. Our racing expertise really look at our racing sails. Our head sails use our highly advanced SMAR -Azure which enables all the sail shape to be both easy to steer to but giving you drive and pointing ability in all conditions.

The loft started making sails in 1983 in the attic of Andy Mitchell’s home only 300 meters down the road. Andy Mitchell currently works for Sail Shape as the head cover maker alongside Alan Harris the Director/ sailmaker. The company has recently taken on two new apprentices, Hans Wehmeyer and Joshua Newton Sheppard who is set to become the head sail and cover makers in the years to come. Sail Shape also offer a wide range of downwind spinnakers including asymmetric and symmetric spinnakers for racing and crusing boats. Adding Karver furling systems, snuffers and different types of bags, we can really focus our downwind products to our customer.

Sail Shape operates in and around Cornwall but we also provid high quality sails and covers throughout the country and Europe


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