The All Purpose sailmaker’s project to manufacture sails incorporating natural fibers finds its source at the end of 2019. “We had this desire and almost at the same time, Adrien Hardy asked us to find out what we could do in this direction to son Figaro 3.
The health crisis has turned plans a bit upside down and there was an important time requirement with the Solitaire du Figaro. This is one of the reasons why we chose to go with flax fiber, which has characteristics similar to those of black technora, the aramid that we use. Particularly in terms of implementation “explains Fred Moreau, sales manager of the All Purpose sailmaker.