McFly J-111

North Sails J/111 expert Jeremy Smart re-caps the recent world championship regatta on the Solent. The Pre-Worlds were hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble on the mainland… Read More

Eugene Yacht Club is a special place both on and off the water. We have raced the last two Nationals there, so we immediately signed up again this year, barely… Read More

J88 winner Yonder

Doug Newhouse and his team on the J/88 Yonder won the 2016 New York Yacht Club Race Week, posting three firsts and three seconds over the eight race series. We… Read More

Winners Tim Sadler & Richard Sault with Commodore David Faithfull © Gareth Fudge Congratulations to Tim Sadler & Richard Sault who have retained their title – winning the Enterprise UK… Read More

Saskia Clark, Hannah Mills 470 Gold Rio

Silver medal 470 sailors Saskia Clark and Hannah Mills are ready for their most challenging venue yet in Rio de Janeiro. “We use North Sails from Japan for our full… Read More

Congratulations to North Sails Melges 32 clients for sailing exceptionally well in the European circuit. North Sails powered every overall podium position in the 2016 Sailing Series®. The fourth and… Read More

One of the things I have really come to enjoy over the years is having the opportunity to crew for many talented sailors, and watch and learn (or re-learn) how… Read More

Permalink to Having Trouble Pointing?

Juni 29, 2016

Having Trouble Pointing?

There are times where you may find yourself struggling to either keep your upwind lane, or just can’t get that height to pinch off a boat to weather. We all… Read More

Last weekend twenty five Dragons from five countries raced at the Linkers International de Deauville. After 6 races, in varied weather conditions, Paul Hoj Jensen won the regatta. North Sails… Read More

Last week the 420 Championship was held in San Remo, Italy, with the attendance of 262 boats from 23 countries. In the Open class, Portuguese brothers Diogo and Pedro Costa… Read More

Permalink to Insights from J/30 Annapolis NOOD Winner Bob Rutsch

After Bob Rutsch won the J/30 class by one point at the 2016 Annapolis NOOD with two firsts on the final day, Jonathan Bartlett from North Sails Chesapeake asked him… Read More

Congratulations to North Sails Pete Mitchell who won the Solo UK Southern Championship at the weekend. Pete won 3 of the 4 races and sailed using an ST-2K design. Well… Read More

Racing the C&C 30 is a “mind clearing event” … during my time on the water, I am in control of boat speed and the maneuvers, and everything else fades… Read More

Back in 2014 I was offered the chance to become a North Sails Jockey by the Dinghy Specialist Sailingfast. Fresh out of the 420 youth class there was no better… Read More

In an exciting development for the future of One Design multihull sails, Glenn Ashby, world class sailor and multiple multihull world champion, has teamed up with North Sails to develop… Read More