COTTON SAILS - 90 years
NYLET. The Oldest Established International Master Sailmakers. Fine Products ~ Quality First. 90 years.
Finest Heritage 'vintage' style cotton sails explored in detail.
1932 ~ 90 years of sailmaking (including full size sails until 1966) ~ 2 generations and 106 years of experience ~ Quality First. Innovation alongside Tradition. We strive for perfection.
The Finest Cotton Sails made by special Commission for Private Collectors and Museums.
Makers of Model Sails to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.
Long established World-wide Mail Order Service.

The oldest established professional model sailmakers in the world ~ the only professional makers of the very finest cotton sails replicating our "1930's" style ~ perfect cut and finish ~ "Quality First."
Full size sailmakers and model sailmakers since 1932.
This year Frank Parsons celebrates 56 years of model sailmaking.
Comprehensive sailmaking service, world-wide.

Today. 90 years - Racing sails in scrim and film, Dacron sails & Heritage sewn Dacron sails. Nylet Finest 'Premium' cotton sails.
2022 - Frank Parsons marks his 56th year of model sailmaking.
1966 - Coloured Terylene racing sails.
1932 -Commencement of full size and model sailmaking.
1834 - Founding of the family firm, J.Parsons (canvas goods manufacturers).
1772 - My 4th gt grandfather, Michael, a Silk Mercer in High Holborn, London, working with fine cloths.
1738 - My 5th gt grandfather, Michael Compigné, Goldsmith, London, a specialist miniature maker for private customers, items made in gold & silver.
1620 - My 8th, 7th & 6th gt grandfathers, Clockmakers in Normany, London, and Winchester. 402 years of the finest craftsmanship.
402 Years of Tradition

Using technological advances in materials coupled with innovation, expertise, and tradition, over 400 years to bring you the very finest model sails.

Some photos of Nylet 'vintage' style cotton sails, and see photos, click on link 'Sail Gallery', also 'Moonbeam'.

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See photos of a Moonbeam rigged with Nylet Vintage style cotton sails, sewn fully seamed, tabled & detailed.

 

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