Ullman Sails – quality sails worldwide 

A business built on family

Ullman Sails is an international group of independently owned lofts located in 25 countries and 75 locations worldwide.

“We are a business built on family and our bloodline stretches continents.”

Established in 1967 by David Ullman, Ullman Sails has grown from a humble garage in Newport Beach, California to a global family of skilled designers, experienced sailmakers, and decorated sailors. It boasts one of the largest sail manufacturers in the world, based in Cape Town, South Africa.  

Ullman Sails is focused on sharing its passion for sailing by providing its customers with quality sails that are built to last. With attentive and knowledgeable customer service, Ullman Sails builds lasting relationships wherever they do business. 

They build sails for boats big and small, racing or cruising, from Super Yachts to Optimists with a One Design division that puts winning sails on upwards of 16 classes. Using top-quality materials, world-class craftsmanship, and cutting-edge techniques, their sails win races, power safe passages, and fuel one’s passion for the water.

Ullman Sails has expanded to three family brands producing Wings and Apparel through Ullman Windsports, Ullman Gear and Six Seven by Ullman. 

Multiple brands under main stable


Ullman Windsports leans on the expertise of craft from Ullman Sails and produces wings with considered design and technically superior materials. Their wings are light and compact and perfect as the ultimate toy for cruisers.


Born from the drive to reuse sail waste, Ullman Gear has grown from upcycled bags and extended its range to high-quality apparel built for the sailing enthusiast. 


A women-run, women-crafted clothing range made in Cape Town inspired by the sailing lifestyle. Six Seven by Ullman creates quality clothing that is comfortable, fashionable, and sustainable. 

Ullman Sails is committed to putting quality sails on the water and nurturing its expansive family of sailmakers and sailors alike.

To get in touch give them a call or drop them an email and they can direct you to your nearest loft. You can find their website here.

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