Male working in his sail repair shop, repairing sails for windsurfers and kites

Sail Maker

Sail Makers fabricate and repair sails and other articles from sailcloth.

Overview

Sail Makers fabricate and repair sails and other articles from sailcloth.

Day-to-day

  • prepares sailcloth to design specifications, patterns and drawings
  • fabricates sails.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

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To become a Sail Maker

  • You can work as a Sail Maker without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III in textile fabrication is usually required.

    Take a Certificate II in TCF Production Operations

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