Standard Size vs Custom Size Shade Sails

Custom Sized Shade Sails are made to fit your specifications exactly, eliminating the need to calculate attachment points on your own. With a custom-sized shade sail, you install your posts and other attachment points, take all of the measurements and Shade Sails Canada will make a custom-sized shade sail to fit that space exactly.

Standard Sized Shade Sails are measured from corner to corner when the shade sail is tensioned. In order to properly tension your shade sails, you will need to position your posts and/or other attachment points to take into account the space needed for the hardware. The below example shows a standard-sized 18′ x 12′ shade sail:

Corner’s A & C have turnbuckles and D-rings attached
Corner A to attachment point X is approximately 13” (same for Corner C)
Corner’s B & D just have D-rings and kwik clips attached
Corner B to attachment point Y is approximately 4” (same for corner D)

Shade Sails Sizing Guide

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