Rat Bags

Made by hand 

Born from the offcuts of our flourishing Sail Loft.

Rat Bags is located in The Thorofare, Town Beach on St Marys.

The Sail Loft ,located on Rat Island, St Marys Quay. 

We make a huge range of sturdy canvas bags, jackets, smocks & boating accessories. 

We make to order in your own colour choices.

Visit us at the shop, watch as we make your bag and browse the designs or you can order from our Online Shop.

One of our best sellers is the new Heli Holdall, designed by Helen & made to the correct maximum size for use on the Penzance Helicopters. Order your own special colours so you can easily identify your bag at the airport!

We also make the original & ever popular Rowing seat. Carol designed the first one in 1987 for the first ladies Pilot Gig crew to row to Sennon.

Ratbags have been spotted all over the world.

Open all year round.

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Opening Times

2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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Located in Thorofare, a parallel road between Hugh Town Beach and the main street. Turn off by Tideline, or The Steamship Office.

Thorofare, St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LN

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