I have decided on getting a 0.75 oz asymmetrical spinnaker
on a Selden furler
. In discussion of details, the following statement was made by the sail maker:
"Just a note. On this sail the radial seams are glued and the horizontal seams and patches are glued and sewn."
I think that gluing and sewing sounds perfect but am alarmed by the fact that the radial seams are only glued. Is this normal procedure? Wouldn't this kind of seam be subject to earlier failure? Heck, I would think that even the flexing of the fabric
would weaken the glue joint. I don't want to be repairing the sail every season ....
Am I out of touch with reality and modern materials or am I justified in doing a double-take of this construction method ?