North Sails Thistle VS Mainsail

THISTLE VS MAINSAIL

All-Purpose

The VS mainsail won four of the last five Nationals. It is a very pleasing sail to trim and is exceptionally smooth. While slightly flatter down low than the DSD, it is full and powerful up high for true all-around performance. It is a slightly more mainsheet sensitive sail and due to its lighter, stiffer fabric reacts quickly to changes in wind velocity. The VS main responds well to vang sheeting, so it is an ideal choice for Thistlers who are comfortable with vang sheeting when sailing in bigger breeze.

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North American | National

color: White
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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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THISTLE TUNING GUIDE

Get ready to tune up your Thistle like a pro with the North Sails Tuning Guide. Packed with cool tips and tricks, this guide will help you unlock the speed and excitement you crave on the water. Level up your Thistle game and sail with style using North Sails' expert tuning advice.

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