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Presentation repairing the sailcloths

Wednesday July 15 you will see the miller at work repairing and splitting the ropes attached to the sailcloth of a mill. The presentation will take place at Nederwaard Museum Mill.

In order to catch the wind, windmills need sailcloths. These cloths are stretched in front of the sails by the miller. The sailcloths wear out in all weathers. The miller has the opportunity to repair the cloths on windless days. Wednesday July 15 you will see the miller at work repairing and splitting the ropes attached to the sailcloth of a mill. Come and see this artisan work up close and find out how big such a sailcloth actually is! The presentation will take place at Nederwaard Museum Mill. Book your online tickets now!

Nederwaard Museum Mill in its full glory.

Nederwaard Museum Mill in its full glory.