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Cruising and Racing Sails

MZ8 Cruising Genoa - Performance Voyager

The ultimate high performance cruising sail. MZ8 Voyager cruising sails brings that sense of "sport car driving" into sailing, tame when needed but ready to accelerate as it brings a smile into your face. MZ8 Endurance for the non-compromise performance cruiser.
MZ8 Cruising Genoa - Performance Voyager

Sail Includes:
Load Path Membrane
Taffeta on both sides
Offshore Cruise Profile
UV Leech & Foot Cover
Tell Tales
Mid Height Clew
Webbing on Head & Tack
Sail Bag

Sail Overview

MZ8 range of performance cruising sails are available for the sailboat owner who want the ultimate on long lasting offshore cruising sails. These Load Path Membrane sails are ideal for mid-size and big sailboats. MZ8 sails feature a double taffeta for added endurance during long offshore passages.

Membrane Details

Polyester: 100% Black Polyester passes. Insert 2222 Black Polyester @ 20 mm spacing.
Technora: 100% Technora passes. Insert 1670 Technora @ 20 mm spacing.
Carbon: 50% Carbon, 50% Technora passes. Insert 1670 Technora @ 20 mm spacing.

Taffeta Options

Taffeta films are 0.75 mil film with 50x50 or 150x150 white or grey taffetas.

Standard Features

  • Head can be fitted with a webbing loop, a stainless steel "O" ring or a press ring. Webbing loops on head and tack are default for roller furling genoas.
  • For performance offshore or multihull sails: Webbing Loops on Roller Furling headsails are fitted with leather reinforcement for chafe and UV protection (if required).
  • All luff tapes have double roping.
  • Port and Starboard wool Tell Tales for easy trimming.
  • Clam Cleat or V Cleat for the leech and foot lines.
  • Foam luff available in Foam Pad (default), Foam Strips, or Rope.
  • Dacron UV cover (white) is standard. Sunbrella UV cover is available.

Designer's Note

MZ8 cruising sail membrane only uses fiber reinforcement where it is required and not where it isn't! This keeps weight to a minimum without compromising the performance and durability of the sail. It also means that some or all of the weight savings made where reinforcement is not needed can be used to add extra reinforcement to the high-load path areas of the sail. The fiber reinforcement added to the membrane is also a continuous directional filament, which accurately follows the load path lines of the sail.


MZ8 cruising sails are guaranteed for 2 years against faulty workmanship or damage due to sailcloth manufacturing, subject only to proper maintenance and being used in appropriate wind conditions. Regular wear and tear are not covered.