About Cygnus, based in Kettering, UK
Operating since 1975, Cygnus are widely recognised as one of the best watersports & extreme sports specialists in the UK.
The owner, Richard Eisler , is an enthusiastic windsurfer, kitesurfer, surfer, wakeboarder and dinghy sailor. (When do they get time to work?!!) Richard has built an unrivalled reputation on having the best Sail Repair Loft in the UK, Richard also makes a range of school sails that are built to last and are used by many of the best sailing schools in the U.K and abroad.Sails and boards and kites are sent from all over the UK and europe, as well as having an impressive shop that contains "everything you could possibly need" - all under one roof.
The Cygnus philosophy is to provide:
- The best windsurfing, dinghy and cruiser sail repair centre in the UK
- The best board repair and service centre in the UK
- The best watersports & skate shop in the UK
- The best wholesale facility for holiday centres, schools for windsurfing, waterskiing, dinghy sailing and all wind/water sports.
- To provide up-to-date information on equipment both new and used, holidays, sailing venues, sail design, tuning and accessories.
Since moving to our new premises Cygnus has expanded into other areas of service.
Our school sails are now regarded as some of the most durable sails available to schools and are used both here and abroad.
We offer a complete rigging service, and have invested in Roller Swaging Machinery that will splice up to 8mm and we still offer Talurit Splicing and U S approved Nicro Swaging.
Our Rope Rigging section is also an area we have expanded,we are able to splice 3 Strand and Braided ropes as well as tapering Main Jib and Spinnacker sheets,We also do contract wire and rope rigging for Stairs, Decking and Balustrade areas and also for the Marine Trade and Sailing Schools, You will find our rigging prices very competitive.
With the ever increasing work load we have taken on the services of Beverly,her machining skills are superb,and is also a very skilled Upholsterer.Cygnus is now able to offer exterior quality Upholstery using only the best marine acrylic canvas.
For some time now we have been involved in the restaurant industry and in conjunction with J.P.R. Graphics have supplied a number high street restaurant chains with outdoor dinning and seating areas.This includes our own range or budget and high quality Cafe Banner Posts and Graphics made from Marine Grade materials, Sun Shades, Jumbo Umbrella Repairs,Supply and Installation .John Rickard who handles all the outdoor business will be please to visit Restaurants, Cafes, Hotels,and Public Houses to survey the area and provide a quotation.
Due to the investment we have made in some of the best sewing machines available we can also offer specialist sewing services.as well as our sailmaking and upholstery we also sew and finnish Graphics for the exibition and desplay industry.
See our contact page for information on how to get in-touch.