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Jamie Lea Joins North

North Sails

North Sails are pleased to announce that Jamie Lea will be joining the One Design production and sales team at our UK loft.

Having previously worked for One Design, Jamie re-joins the team where he will be in the loft developing and manufacturing sails and will also be seen out and about on the circuit in a selling and servicing role.

A very talented sailor Jamie, a former Olympic campaigner, has a number of World and National titles to his name ranging from the Cadet class to the Melges 24, including the 2013 Dragon World title.

Jamie will be specialising in the small keelboat classes and will be racing on the UK XOD circuit this season, he will also be competing at a number of the International Dragon and Melges 24 events.

Jamie talked about his new role in the company saying “It's great to be back at North and I’m really looking forward to the new challenges ahead. Sailing is my passion and being part of North Sails offers great opportunities to develop, manufacture and sail with the best product in the world."

“It's fantastic having Jamie back" says Paul Hobson, Managing Director at North One Design Europe.

"A true gentleman and a great asset who will be a key member of our production team whilst offering a great service to customers out on the circuit.”

Jamie can be contacted on 07967 451871 or