How to Make a Sail Cover

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Sail covers are invaluable for protecting your flaked mainsail from damaging UV rays, pollution and other elements that can shorten the lifespan of your sail. With a Sail Cover Kit from Sailrite®, it’s never been easier to DIY your own, and our kits include all the materials you need, minus tools, to sew a sail cover. We provide detailed written instructions and a streaming online video that shows you the step-by-step construction process. Our kits come with the pattern pre-plotted, so all you have to do is cut out and sew the pieces. We’ve taken the planning and guesswork out to make this a fun and enjoyable project.


At Sailrite, we believe in using only the best tools and materials for all our kits and DIY projects. Our Sail Cover Kits feature Sunbrella® Marine Grade fabric, a leader in the marine textile industry. Sunbrella fabric is solution-dyed acrylic that won’t fade in the sun and has excellent abrasion and water resistance to keep your mainsail protected for years.

Our Sail Cover Kits come in four size options — booms up to 10, 13, 16 and 19 feet — so you can choose the kit size that best fits your sail. And you can pick a color that complements your boat with a wide selection of Sunbrella Marine Grade fabrics to choose from. We provide enough fabric and supplies for you to make a perfectly customizable sail cover with a better fit and a higher quality than anything you would find premade.

Explore our inventory of Sail Cover Kits and find the one that’s right for you. Need help? We’re always here to answer any questions. Visit us at or call 260-244-4647.