Sunday, October 31, 2010

Back when they did it right

Sailmakers today have hydraulically pressed rings, big honking Cordes sewing machines, synthetic ropes, hot knives, seamstick, mylar laminates. Let's hearken back to when everything was hand sewn.......




"Supposedly if you get any blood on the sail. You get a tot of rum (from the sailmaker)"

2 comments:

michael b said...

You only get the Tot if your wounds are from hard work. Slackers get the Sack.
doryman

johnz said...

I think he said "you get a tot of rum for that, for messing the sail up" as in you, the guy paying for the sail, get the tot from the sailmaker for messing up your sail.