Awnings with taut sail are a popular choice for protecting outdoor areas from rain and sun. These awnings are composed of a strongly stretched fabric over a support structure, which gives them their characteristic tumbling shape. Here are some of the features and benefits of taut sail awnings:

  • Sun Protection: Tarpaulin awnings provide excellent sun protection as they can block up to 95% of harmful UV rays. This helps keep the area under the awning cool, making it ideal for use on patios, decks and other outdoor areas.
  • Versatility: These awnings can be designed to adapt to any shape or size, which makes them very versatile. In addition, they are available in a variety of colors and designs, which allows them to fit perfectly into the decoration of any space.
  • Durability: The materials used in the manufacture of the awnings with heated sail are resistant to UV rays and the weather, which makes them very durable. In addition, they are made to withstand extreme weather conditions, such as strong winds and heavy rain.
  • Low maintenance: These awnings require very little maintenance, as the fabric is resistant to discoloration and mold. Also, if the fabric gets dirty, it can be easily washed with water and neutral soap.

The popularity of taut sail awnings has increased in recent years, thanks to their minimalist style, their easy installation and their ability to adapt to any outdoor space.

The advantages of awnings with tensioned sails are many. On the one hand, its aerodynamic and lightweight design allows the fabric to easily adapt to the shape of the structure, which means that a variety of custom shapes and designs can be created to meet the needs of each space.

In addition, the fabric used is of high quality and is made from weather- and wear-resistant materials such as PVC-coated polyester or acrylic fabric. These materials offer long-lasting protection against UV rays and other climatic elements, making the tarpaulin awnings ideal for year-round outdoor use.

Another advantage of taut sail awnings is that they are very versatile. Which means you can enjoy a cool and comfortable shade even on windy days. In addition, tarpaulin awnings are ideal for use in a variety of spaces, from patios and decks to parks and pool areas.

In short, sail awnings are an excellent choice for those looking for a stylish and practical way to protect outdoor areas from the sun and rain. They are durable, easy to install and maintain, and are available in a variety of designs and colors to suit any space.


In tensioned sail projects, we work together with the client to offer customized solutions that are perfectly adapted to the space that is to be covered, and therefore guarantee an optimal and top quality result.

We take care of the complete project, from design to installation, to achieve a unique and functional space with an original and elegant finish.


Technical characteristics of the masts:


  • Stainless steel mast of 50 / 57 / 108 / 219 mm. of 3 mm. of thickness
  • With aluminum outer tube in different ral colors.
  • Internal reinforcement with stainless steel tube.
  • Anchor tube in the ground for the placement of the masts in measures of 25 to 50 cm. of deep



  • At Tendals Girona we have been in charge of the sale, installation, placement and repair of Sails throughout the province of Girona for over 30 years.