UK Sailmakers sewing sails by hand on City Island since 1946

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The Bronx business has found success in a specialized industry for close to 70 years.

News 12 went inside one of the few sail making companies that still exist, and it's right here in the Bronx.

The UK Sailmakers have managed to stay afloat on City Island in a specialized industry for close to 70 years. It has been designing, stitching and even repairing sails since 1946.

The sail making process begins with a design concept, and takes anywhere from a couple of hours...

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