When it comes to sails Ratsey and Lapthorn are your experts.

Whether you are looking for a set of bespoke classic sails, racing sails or you want to repair your existing ones, we can help you. We offer a wide range of services, see below for more information to help you decide what you're looking for. If you have a specific enquiry or question then please get in touch.
Email: hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com or Tel: +44 (0)1983 294051
 
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    Our window to a bygone era, all sailors appreciate the beauty and elegance of a classic yacht. Owners of classic yachts respect their role as custodians of their beautiful craft preserving and investing in them for the future. Many turn to Ratsey as we have the boats original Sail Plan in our extensive Archive. Ask us to retrieve and share with you your boat’s historic  plan.  To look as they should a Classic boat can not go wrong than to embrace the “Ratsey Way”. Our understanding of the look and makeup of the Classic Sail is second to none and we pride ourselves on fitting your boat with a product that will match the beauty of your boat.  While respecting the past we embrace the future with us choosing only the finest materials and techniques from which to make your Classic sails. The Ratsey method of finishing sails involves the most traditional workmanship. Our hand-finished leatherwork is a standard that others try to match.     For information and quotes please contact us at hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com or 01923 294051   

CLASSIC  SAILS

Our window to a bygone era, all sailors appreciate the beauty and elegance of a classic yacht. Owners of classic yachts respect their role as custodians of their beautiful craft preserving and investing in them for the future. Many turn to Ratsey as we have the boats original Sail Plan in our extensive Archive. Ask us to retrieve and share with you your boat’s historic  plan.

To look as they should a Classic boat can not go wrong than to embrace the “Ratsey Way”. Our understanding of the look and makeup of the Classic Sail is second to none and we pride ourselves on fitting your boat with a product that will match the beauty of your boat.

While respecting the past we embrace the future with us choosing only the finest materials and techniques from which to make your Classic sails. The Ratsey method of finishing sails involves the most traditional workmanship. Our hand-finished leatherwork is a standard that others try to match.

For information and quotes please contact us at hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com or 01923 294051

 

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    Our history is steeped in winning races. Whether you want to win your local regatta or challenge for the Panarai series we can help you find the right sails to win. Ratsey’s history is based on racing classes from the America’s cup to J Class boats and Cowes own Daring class. This inspires us to give you the best level of service and set your boat up for success.  With lots of different sail plans and materials to choose from, making your boat go faster can be a challenge. Rest assured that the Ratsey team can give you the time and understanding your boat requires from rigging to rating rules to understand how we can make continued improvements to your inventory.  Our designers and sail makers are keen racers themselves and know how to make a boat go fast. Designing and shaping sails to make your boat competitive is what we do. We can advise on the choice of fabrication from a Classic Mitre cut sail plan through Radial, Tri- Radial and now Laminate technologies. Our aim is to constantly improve our levels of customer service and with you design a totally bespoke winning sail.     For information and quotes please contact us at hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com or 01923 294051

RACING SAILS

Our history is steeped in winning races. Whether you want to win your local regatta or challenge for the Panarai series we can help you find the right sails to win. Ratsey’s history is based on racing classes from the America’s cup to J Class boats and Cowes own Daring class. This inspires us to give you the best level of service and set your boat up for success.

With lots of different sail plans and materials to choose from, making your boat go faster can be a challenge. Rest assured that the Ratsey team can give you the time and understanding your boat requires from rigging to rating rules to understand how we can make continued improvements to your inventory.

Our designers and sail makers are keen racers themselves and know how to make a boat go fast. Designing and shaping sails to make your boat competitive is what we do. We can advise on the choice of fabrication from a Classic Mitre cut sail plan through Radial, Tri- Radial and now Laminate technologies. Our aim is to constantly improve our levels of customer service and with you design a totally bespoke winning sail.

For information and quotes please contact us at hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com or 01923 294051

 
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    Give us a call or visit the sail loft and our team will be only to happy to discuss what you require. Choosing what’s right for you will be our main aim and we can give you the time to work out what’s right. Setting you up so your boat looks as it should with the most robust and attractive sails you could want.  Whether it is ease of handling or a specific look from your sail plan you are after we can produce a suit of sails that will be the perfect solution to your yachting needs. One of the Ratsey team will be only too happy to come out to your boat and assess what you require and together we can decide what type of fabrication is best.     For information and quotes please contact us at hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com or 01923 294051

CRUSING SAILS

Give us a call or visit the sail loft and our team will be only to happy to discuss what you require. Choosing what’s right for you will be our main aim and we can give you the time to work out what’s right. Setting you up so your boat looks as it should with the most robust and attractive sails you could want.

Whether it is ease of handling or a specific look from your sail plan you are after we can produce a suit of sails that will be the perfect solution to your yachting needs. One of the Ratsey team will be only too happy to come out to your boat and assess what you require and together we can decide what type of fabrication is best.

For information and quotes please contact us at hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com or 01923 294051

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SERVICE & REPAIRS

We believe that regular servicing of your sails maintains the performance and life of them. We offer a comprehensive service plan which includes a detailed survey and clean of your sails. 

We also can make any repairs needed, and can offer storage in a controlled environment.

We know everyone has different needs, and welcome enquiries to discuss what we can do to help.

 

For information and a specific quote please contact us at hello@ratseyandlapthorn.com

or 01923 294051