Large Yellow Ratsey Tote


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The original large yellow tote designed by Ratsey and Lapthorn in 1902 and designed to carry coal and ice to yachts before the invention of refrigeration and heating. The original ‘Ratsey’ bags were made from cotton sail scraps and designed to be super strong. Made by sailmakers in the loft in Cowes and comes with a lifetime guarantee. The first and still the best.


Ratsey and Lapthorn have been making the world's finest sails since 1790. And all their experience and craft skills go into making their bags. These skills have been handed down through generations. Ratsey and Lapthorn are so proud of their craftsmanship that they guarantee their bags for life. As T.W Ratsey said in 1833 "There is only one standard of work in this loft and that is the very best



  • Extra deep internal pocket

  • Double thickness, reinforced base with signature turn up sides

  • Reinforced seams using unbreakable thread

  • Embossed leather side seam covers

  • Full depth webbing handles

  • Low stow pockets

  • Embroidered Ratsey red badge



18 oz 100% cotton canvas, Sailmaking leather



42cm W x 43cm H x 18cm D - Handle drop 22cm





Crafted in Cowes, Isle of Wight by master sailmakers.

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