All aboard in Hout Bay

Taken from Walters:

Where do old sails go to die? After catching the wind on the high seas and lakes of the world, most mainsails, spinnakers and headsails will eventually meet an inglorious end on a rubbish dump and take many years to decompose. That’s if they haven’t been recycled by two surfer brothers from Kommetjie in the Western Cape, whose sailing-apparel brand, Resails, breathes new life into old sails by turning them into anything from duffel bags to dog collars. Green Life caught up with one half of this entrepreneurial duo, 34-year-old Mike Schlebach, at the recent opening of The Boardroom in Hout Bay, the brothers’ first South African store.

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