For racing Ruffian carries a five fully battened mainsail, to carry the extra roach. It is made from a Pentex laminate and has three reef points.






For racing and to complement the mainsail we have roller reefing foresail made from  Liteskin and is made from carbon material, is extremely light with little stretch.




We carry three spinnakers the General purpose is 80 square metres and made of 0.75oz nylon,







        Our second spinnaker is a flat cut asymmetric made from 1.5oz nylon, which is often pressed in to service, flown from the spinnaker pole, for heavy weather sailing more down wind.




Our third spinnaker is a Code Zero and is flown from a top down furling system. It is made from Kevlar, again been both light and strong.