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Advanced Software Optimizes Sail Shape

To go faster, you need optimum sail shape. So, UK-Halsey devotes extensive resources towards finding the perfect shape for your sails. 

It all starts with our proprietary CAD/CAMAccucut design software, a powerful program that uses bezier curves to accurately define a sail's shape on a three dimensional mold. This program allows UK's sail designers to study a design on the computer screen in 3-D perspective, to view the cross sections cut through the sail and to visually and interactively change the sail's shape. 

The design is then cut by a computerized cutting machine with incredible precision. The program plots the grid of tapes and the cutting machine draws the lines on the panels during the cutting process.