Here at HD Sails we are happy to help and advise in all areas of sailing. Below is a few recommendations of people who we believe to be very useful in our local area.
Creation Covers is owned and run by Chris Gould. Chris works within the HD Sails loft and produces some of the finest covers you will see in the dinghy park. Chris can put his hand to anything, his main work is proving undercover, top covers, towing covers, foil bags, toe straps, etc etc. Anything you need covering Chris can help!
Please call Chris on 07910291507
Birmingham Dinghy Services
Birmingham Dinghy Services is owned and run by Matt Biggs. Matt’s workshop and Chandlery is based directly underneath the HD Sails loft. Matt provides a fully stocked Chandlery, Rigging Service and Boat Repairs.
For further information, please call Matt on 07976881678
We have a long standing relationship with Phil Scott. Phil has many years experience and provides a great friendly service.
Wood, GRP, FRP, Carbon Fibre, Composite repairs and maintenance; Spray and brush painting;
Single and two pack paints and varnishes; “One string” rigging for Merlin Rockets; Mast and rigging repairs; Fitting out; First class Marine Ply; Insurance work carried out.
Please call Phil if you require any further information 07973 720732
Dinghy Tec is run by Chris Martin. Chris has been working alongside Phil Scott for as long as I can remember. Chris also provides Chandlery and is a fully certified RYA Sail Measurer. Currently he is also the class president for the Merlin Rocket Class.
Please call Chris 07966687785
Dave Hall is certainly the man if you need a drysuit or wetsuit repair. Dave provides quality repairs with reasonable prices.
Dry suit and wet suit repairs are carried out on site, this includes pressure testing and the replacement of latex and neoprene seals (neck, cuffs, ankle, boots and zips).
Repairs to knees and seat patches, tears etc.
Most brands of suits: Gul, Typhoon, Crewsaver, Gill and others.
Please call Dave on 07793 652989