Sun protection sails


Conquer the sky with sun sail


The easiest and oldest way of sun protection

Sun sails are the founding fathers of sun protection systems. It has not only been discovered with the invention of weaving that large stretched cloths can protect from sun, wind and rain. Already before people used animal skins which were stretched in the sun for drying or plant fibers woven to light-weight sun roofs. (Sonnenschutzes, Sonne, Wind, Regen)

Nowadays numerous synthetic fibers are available which are more resistant to weather, more light-weight and more hardwearing than natural fibers and are therefore used for making awnings or sun sail fabrics for outdoor areas. The properties of the cloths can be adapted to various protective requirements, mechanical strains and optical demand by means of different weaving technologies or coatings. A wide range of sun sails is now available.

Mainly used for donating shadow to terraces and spare time facilities but the gain importance in architectonic design as well. They are easy to handle, fast to fix and give everybody the possibility to create an individual sky due to their various colors and shapes and their airy appearance. (Terrassen, Freizeitanlagen)

Sailing tips for landlubbers

Stretching a sun sail in the own garden requires no nautical experience. However, one should consider certain facts such as location, inclination, wind forces or even disastrous thunderstorms. Size, shape and type of a sun sail depend on the purpose of the sun sail system which is why the following points should be considered before a sun sail is bought:

  • How large is the surface which is supposed to be shadowed (sandbox or football pitch)?
  • Is the sun sail supposed to be permanently fixed or flexible (put up systems, flexible folding sails or rolling sails, mobile camping or spare time sails)?
  • Is one sun sail sufficient enough and does it protect from rain as well (waterproof fabric)?
  • Are several smaller or one large sun sail more suitable for the purpose (for uneven surfaces)?
  • How many points for fixation are available or do you have to create further ones (walls, ground, posts)?
  • Does it have to be able to resist strong winds (breathable and elastic)?
  • White, colored or with patterns (fitting the environment or flashy contrast)?

We have collected many information for you in order to make your search for the perfect sun sail easier. (Windstärken, luftdurchlässig)