Challenge

  • 36" White Challenge Sailcloth

    36" White Challenge Sailcloth

    Challenge Sailcloth, founded in 1986, has the largest line of woven sailcloth in the world. Duckworks established a business relationship with them a dozen years ago, and have since then supplied many of our customers with white 3.8 oz. sailcloth...

    $9.50
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  • 5-Ply Cotton Sailtwine

    5-Ply Cotton Sailtwine

    Easy-wax (not prewaxed) cotton no kink sailtwine for hand stitching. 1 ounce spools.Here is part of a letter we got from a customer who bought some of our 5-ply cotton sailtwine:Hey, Chuck :) I did get the cotton sail twine & a fine twine it is, tough,...

    $6.30
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  • 5/8" Stainless Sail Slides

    5/8" Stainless Sail Slides

    The strong reliable standard for external sail tracks. Attach with stainless shackles or lace them on. Fits 5/8" external sail track. You may want to use our sailmaker's D-shackles rather than lace or stitch these slides to your sail.

    $2.60
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  • Brass Jib Hanks

    Brass Jib Hanks

    Brass - 2 sizes Long an industry standard, these piston hanks are strong, durable and easy to install. Insert the tab into the grommet and press it closed. Part # size wire length CH-FP0 0 5/64" 1-3/4" CH-FP1 1 5/16" 2-3/32"

    $6.59 - $7.16
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  • Nylon Internal Flat Sail Slides

    Nylon Internal Flat Sail Slides

    The strong reliable standard for external sail tracks. Attach with stainless shackles or lace them on. Fits 5/8" Aluminum track. You may want to use our sailmaker's D-shackles rather than lace or stitch these slides to your sail.

    $0.50
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  • Nylon Jib Hanks

    Nylon Jib Hanks

    Nylon - 3 sizes - Easy to install, just slip over the headstay and twist 90° for a postitve lock. Each comes with a stainless screw for easy jib attachent. Can also be used for pennants or flags also. - Easy to install, just slip over the...

    $0.60 - $1.06
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  • Nylon/Stainless Sail Slugs

    Nylon/Stainless Sail Slugs

      Stitched to a sail's luff, these slugs allow sails to more easily go up and down a bolt rope slot. To raise the sail, insert the slugs into the slot rather than the boltrope. You may want to use our sailmaker's D-shackles rather than lace or...

    $1.48 - $1.52
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  • Package of 5 Sailmaker's Needles

    Package of 5 Sailmaker's Needles

    Hand sewing needles from W Smith and Sons. Made by hand to the highest quality standards with unique tri-angular shaped reduced edges to help the needle cut through the fabric. The special rounded thread eye is designed to not cut the twine. Assorted,...

    $11.11
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  • Polyester Insignia Tape

    Polyester Insignia Tape

    Polyester Insignia Tape - 2 inches wide - Precision slit from 70 x 100 denier taffeta polyester insignia fabric for seam reinforcement and protection or sail repairs. Sold by the yard only. Non-adhesive.

    $0.95
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  • Pure Beeswax

    Pure Beeswax

    Pure beeswax has many uses. Our intent here is to provide it for those who wish to use it on thread.

    $1.75
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  • Sailmaker's Hook

    Sailmaker's Hook

    Salimaker's Hook also called Sailhook, Benchhook, Stretching Hook or Third hand. Used to hold canvas, while pulling tight with the left hand. This ensures the canvas is tight while stitching, keeping the seam straight. See illustration below.Feedback:To:...

    $4.10
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  • Sailmaker's Palms

    Sailmaker's Palms

    Two Options These palms are made by Smith & Sons of England. The adjustable is fine for sewing - it has a buckle for changing the size. The roping palm has an extra flap of leather so you can pull thread or seizing twine through without cutting your...

    $15.99 - $78.50
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  • Seamstick Tape

    Seamstick Tape

    For sailmaking CH-AS3 - Regular Seamstick Tape - Non-Yellowing acrylic adhesive coated on both sides of a mylar carrier, has excellent tack properties. Used to hold panels of sailcloth while they are being sewn into a sail. 3/8" wide - 72 yards per...

    $8.65 - $9.66
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  • Spools of V69 Thread

    Spools of V69 Thread

    This is the thread that sailmakers use for stitching the panels on sails. It is heavy, bonded "Dabond" polyester thread that will work in most home sewing machines (use a #20 needle). The spool is made for industrial machines so be prepared to wind it...

    $5.95
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  • Spur Grommets

    Spur Grommets

    These are not the grommets you buy at Walmart or Home Depot. They have spurs, and the metal is substantial. The #2 Grommets are about 7/16" ID and the #4 are about 9/16" ID. They are either solid brass, or nickel plated brass. You will need a Spur...

    $4.34 - $5.98
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