The most exciting unexciting spinnaker ever.



The single-skin-wing version of the Parasailor for great light wind performance.



Hoisting and snuffing made easy.



Clever storing solutions for your downwind sails.

Latest News

To Roll or not to Roll

This video shows very nicely how a sailboat with double head sails going downwind rolls significantly more than the same boat flying a Parasailor. Recorded on an Amel Super Maramu 2000 during the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) 2010. Many thanks to our customer for providing this awesome comparison video.

Owner demonstrates how easy the Parasailor is

Parasailing from Tonga to Fiji on catamaran Luna - a Lagoon 380. Look the video and see the Owner demonstrating how easy the Parasailor is.

275m² Parasail sailed on the brand new Outremer 5x

275m² Parasail sailed on the brand new Outremer 5x during the last international multihull fair in France.

Exhibiting at boat shows worldwide

Boat ShowCityStand Location
Southampton Boat ShowSouthampton, UKtbd
Salone Nautico Internazionale di GenovaGenoa, ItalySection "Accessories", Level B, Stand M15
US Sailboat ShowAnnapolis, MD, USAC39A C39B
HansebootHamburg, GermanyB5 A160
Salon Nautique de ParisParis, Francetbd
London Boat ShowLondon, UKtbd
BootDüsseldorf, Germany11 F40

Parasailor SA

ParasailorSA is an ISTEC dealer in South Africa, providing service to sailors from Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands JewelMarine, trading as Parasailor SA is an independent company in South Africa andis an approved ISTEC Parasailor dealer.

Address: P O Box 657, Rondebosch, 7701, SOUTH AFRICA

Mobile: +27 (0)82 566 2197

Facsimile: +27(86) 684 3726


ISTEC - The Downwind Company

ISTEC delivers in­novative downwind sailing technologies. Invented and engi­neered in Germany, the Parasailor, ISTEC's flagship product, is the first ever downwind sail with an integrated, inflated airfoil. ISTEC's product range further in­cludes the Parasail, another airfoil in­te­gra­ted downwind sail, the snuffing system Easysnuffer, and handy sail bags — true to ISTEC's mission: the Downwind Company.