Nylet. Fine Sails & Quality Products since 1932 ~ 87 Years.

Welcome to the 2019 Nylet website: everything for the model yachtsman. World-wide Mail Order Service since 1958.

EVERYTHING FOR THE MODEL YACHTSMAN. "Quality First". World-wide mail order (since 1958).
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Any sail suit carefully made to your special order either in synthetic sailcloth, or for the Vintage or Classic yacht we make fine sails in cotton.
IOM Sail Rig Kits, also separate Sail Suits. Replacement kit sails such as Fairwind, Seawind, Victoria, etc. Sails made for 200 plus different designs (and which include Vic Smeed's Starlet). Quick despatch from stock of large range of mast & deck fittings, aluminium tubing (incl 7075), wires & cordage, screws, tools, booklets & other quality products for model yachts (see price list, 600+ items). Nylet racing sails with "wind catching" shape - all sails cut specially to order and designed to enable your yacht to respond to varying *wind conditions, sails you can be proud of to compliment your model racing or cruising yacht. Sails with that extra sparkle.
Cross-reference listings of fittings in section E of our price list with the online "fittings & photos" page.
Model & miniature makers spanning 4 centuries and 12 generations, with an example of our 18th century work held in the British Museum, London.
Full size Sailmakers and Contractors to the Admiralty 1932-1966.
Makers of model sails to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.
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  • Product & price list

    PRICE LIST - your first stop - over 600 items (fully searchable pdf file).

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  • Quick guide to Sails

    IOM, M-class, Ten Rater & other sails. Replacement kit sails - Fairwind, Voyager 2, Northwind, Seawind (over 150 other sails available).

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  • Our Sailmaking Service in detail

    Creating the Finest Sails for - IOM class in scrim, Mylar film, and Dacron. Any sails made to your sizes. Give your yacht a turn of speed with our wind catching sails.read more

  • Fine 'Vintage' style cotton sails

    Creating the Finest Sails for Vintage & pond model yachts, Nylet cotton sails are specially made to order.

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  • IOM rig carry bags & yacht stands, IOM carbon-fibre fin sets, ballast.

    Sail rig carry/stowage bags; scissor wooden yacht stands for IOM; lead ballast; high quality c.f. fins/rudders.

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  • Nylet 'How To' booklets & books

    A range of 'How to' booklets, also books on sailing & building model yachts.

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  • Rig & deck fittings, wires etc.

    Prompt despatch on our large range of quality rig & deck fittings (& photos), cordage, wires, stainless steel screws & nuts, brass wood screws, tools, etc.

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  • IOM yacht kits

    IOM class racing yacht kits, SPIRIT 3.

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  • Vintage yacht restoration

    Your vintage model yacht can be carefully restored in our workshop.

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  • Mast & boom tubing

    Range of aluminium mast & boom tubing (incl 7075 ali).

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  • Yacht sail winches

    Sail winches to suit 36 inch, IOM, Marblehead, 6M & A-class.

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Nylet. Master Sailmakers - Quality First. Established 1932. Click the "contact us" button for phone numbers/email & postal addresses/business hours & any holiday dates.

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