North Sails is proud to be the Official Sailmaker to the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series. North Sails has a long history with the America's Cup, helping to power every America's Cup Defender since 1983. Our shared story is one of innovation, often resulting in breakthrough sail design and materials. Most recently, North Sails 3Di RAW was tested with Artemis Racing in the 34th edition of the Cup.

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The time buy a new North sail is now. Backed by factory incentives, your North Sails representative is offering Spring savings on all North Paneled Cloth (NPC), North Paneled Laminates (NPL), 3DL® and 3Di™. Get in touch with your local North loft now to order and sail into the upcoming season with North Sails performance and quality.

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3Di for Superyachts

North Sails 3Di composite sail cloth began its evolution in 2007. There were no established guidelines or existing knowledge to use. North Sails design and engineering teams started with small sails and worked up to larger sails as they learned. North Sails 3Di found success in the world's most demanding races such as the Barcelona World Race (2010) and Volvo Ocean Race (2011-12). Then Minden received a call. It was the Baltic 147 Visione - they wanted new sails, and they wanted 3Di. The Superyacht market had knocked.

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Volvo Ocean Race

North Sails has been deeply involved in the Whitbread and Volvo Ocean Race since the mid-1980’s. Collaboration between North Sails and Volvo Ocean Race programs has lead to breakthrough technology, most recently North Sails 3DiTM, which was born in response to skipper requests for reliable shape holding, durability, and of course lightweight, performance sails.

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