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'There is only one standard of work in this loft, that is the very best.'

T.W.Ratsey 1833

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The history of Ratsey & Lapthorn is synonymous with that of yachting.  The firms first sail loft preceded the establishment of yachting and for over two hundred years the world's leading yachts have set the firm's canvas. 

For a hundred years Ratsey & Lapthorn were the sail makers of choice for yachts competing for the America's Cup.  Members of the Ratsey and Lapthorn families sailed on the greatest yachts and liaised with a client base that included Kings, Emperors and tycoons.

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