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SAIL CLOTH WEIGHT CONVERSION TABLE (approx.)

 
ENGLISH

(ozs. per sq. yard
36" x 36")

METRIC

(grams per
sq. metre)

AMERICAN *

(Traditional sailmakers'
ozs. per yard 36" x 28½")

1 34 ¾
51
2 68
85 2
3 102
119 
4 136
152
5 170 4
186
6 203
220
7 237
254 6
8 271
288
9 305 7
322
10 339 8
11 373
11½ 385 9
12 407
12½ 430 10
13 440 10¼
14 475 11
15 508 12
16 542 12¾
17 576 13½
    ( * to nearest ¼ oz. per yard 28½" )

 

For more information regarding sailcloth weight and sail size see the
Fabrication Application Chart for Challenge Sailcloth at www.sailcloth.co.uk

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