OPEN BOAT SAILKIT UPGRADES, OPTIONS, AND ACCESSORIES

UPGRADES

SailboatsToGo offers substitutions of selected standard components. Consider buying these upgrades while you are making a purchase of a sail rig or related component from us.  Upgrade prices reflect a credit for deleting the standard version of the component and you pay just price difference between the standard and the higher cost component.  You may also want to check out the deluxe  package versions of our products. The deluxe versions include popular upgrades at a discounted price.  A little farther down the page are options and accessories not involving a substitution, but rather just an add-on of something to enhance your sailboat.

Please note: Upgrades are substitutions for standard components and can only be purchased at the upgrade price with a sail rig or the standard component being upgraded.

LARGER SAIL UPGRADE

Upgrade from 45 square foot to 55 square foot sail. Includes Sail, heavy duty mast, and spar extension.

(Not just Light Blue/Dark Blue sail shown; pick from any of our eight 55 square foot nylon sails)

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NEIL PRYDE DACRON SAIL UPGRADE

Custom sailmaker Neil Pryde International's dacron sails available in four color schemes.

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HEAVY DUTY MAST UPGRADE

Stronger, taller mast. This is included if you upgrade to the larger sail.  But even if you get the standard 45 SF sail, you can benefit from this upgrade. The taller mast gives you more headroom under the boom.  It's greater strength gives you peace of mind that you have the strongest mast in case you are ever caught out in a sudden storm.  And if you ever decide to upgrade to the larger 55 SF sail, this is the mast you will need.

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UNBREAKABLE LEEBOARDS UPGRADE 

Upgrade to the higher performing unbreakable polycarbonite leeboards (left) from the standard phenolic leeboards (right).

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CLAMP ON RUDDER UPGRADE

This upgrade applies to the Deluxe Sailkit with Rudder Steering. It replaces the rudder steering that bolts onto the transom with a rudder that clamps onto the transom.

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WHITE DACRON SAIL UPGRADE

Upgrade to classic white Dacron for your sail material.

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BATWING SAIL UPGRADE

Upgrade to the high tech modern design Batwing Sail. Greater upwind performance from a smaller 36 sq ft sail.  Reefable by means of zippers. 

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OPTIONS AND ACCESSORIES

Outfit your rig with these extras to make sailing even more of a breeze!

SECOND STEERING OAR & OARPIN

If you purchase one of our Open Boat Sailkits that uses steering oar steering, then your sail kit has a steering oar socket on each side of your boat, but only one steering oar is included with the sail kit. It’s generally more comfortable to steer with the oar on the downwind side.  With 2 steering oars, you simply switch hands whenever you want, letting the other oar trail behind freely.  This saves having to move the oar to the socket on the other side.

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CARRY BAG 

Big enough for the sail rig and more. Strong fabric and strong zipper.  

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SLIP-ON WHEELS

Once you get these you'll wonder how you got along without them.  Wheels on legs slip quickly and easily into the front crossbar of your sail kit and turn your boat into a wheelbarrow!  Okay to submerge them.   Light and compact enough to stow in the boat while sailing.  Or, bring a cable and padlock and lock them to a tree while you are on the water!

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CLAMP-ON RUDDER

Adding this to your cart adds the rudder and does not replace the steering oar and crossbar if you are ordering a sail kit.

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