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LIGHTNING M-5 MAINSAIL

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The Lightning M-5 Mainsail has proven to be a total all-around performer in all sailing conditions and has been part of inventories that have helped clients win around the globe from fleet to world championships. Our custom headboard as well as computer designed clew and head patches help the M-5 maintain a smooth shape. Built out of 3.8 oz. yarn-tempered cloth, the M-5 is the ideal mainsail for the sailor who enjoys the ability to change and set your tuning to fit your individual sailing style.

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NPC CROSS-CUT is a quality-leading dacron sailcloth for simple, easy sailing. Sails constructed with CROSS-CUT offer excellent shape holding through a wide range of conditions. Designed and constructed to the North Sail quality standards, CROSS-CUT strikes a balance of high quality and affordability.
Standard features
  • Leech Battens
  • Sail Numbers
  • Insignia
  • Cunningham
  • Dacron Foot Shelf
  • Visibility Window
  • Roll Bag

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LIGHTNING TUNING GUIDE

Welcome to the Lightning Tuning Guide from North Sails – your ticket to sailing success and having a blast on the water! Whether you're a seasoned sailor or just starting out, this guide is packed with tips and tricks to help you fine-tune your J/80 and sail like a pro. Get ready to unleash the full potential of your Lightning, make those exhilarating maneuvers, and leave your competition in your wake.

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North Sails wins more races than any other sailmaker because of their relentless commitment to innovation, technology, and performance. With a team of expert designers, engineers, and sailors, North Sails is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in sailing.

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