Woven Polyester (Dacron)

Woven Polyester (Dacron)

Woven polyester fabrics are developed to a very high standard. Polyester is the most used sailcloth, known as Dacron, Tetoron, Terylene, Trevira and Diolen too.

Pros

  • A very durable fabric, good against UV, flex and economical.
  • Suitable for sails requiring durability.

Cons

  • Stretch resistance is not good enough for high performance sails on modern rigs.
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