ONE DESIGN News

Luigi Giannattasio’s boat Donino (ARG) took gold at Event 3 of the Melges 32 World League after completing seven races in Riva del Garda. This is the team’s second victory… Read More

After a tough battle at the J/70 European Championships in Malcesine, Lake Garda, the North powered Petite Terrible won the European title. With Italian Class Expert Giulio Desiderato sailing onboard as Main Trimmer, he… Read More

IC 37 Boathandling | North Sails | Melges Performance Sailboats

North Sails experts have been busy figuring out the IC37 since the first boat became available in 2018. In Volume Four of our class tips, we suggest solutions to some… Read More

After taking bronze at the prestigious Dragon Gold Cup 2019, we talked to North powered Japanese-based team, Yanmar Racing, about their impressive result. Having only sailed together in the Dragon… Read More

As the world leader in One Design sailmaking, North Sails continues to develop products tailored to meet the needs and goals of racers in any and all classes and categories…. Read More

When it comes to finding extra speed, extra durability, or better usability for our products, North Sails is never satisfied. That’s why we’ve made important upgrades to our Viper 640… Read More

Optimist Tool Kit | North Sails

Juni 14, 2019

Optimist Worlds Tool Kit

Heading to Antigua? North Sails will be there! Our Opti experts put together this guide to help you prepare. There is no better performance test of an Optimist sail than… Read More

Optimist Designs | North Sails

Countless times a sailor, coach, or parent asks me, “How do I decide what Opti sail to buy?” The answer involves a number of different factors, some more important than… Read More

Etchells Tool Kit | North Sails

The 2019 Etchells Worlds is around the corner and here’s our Etchells Tool Kit for you and your team with tips and relevant information on sail trim, boat tuning and… Read More

North Sails 2019 Lightning Sail Development

For years the question of “what’s new” for Lightning sails has been answered as “not much”. Today there is a new answer. Following the heels of the success of the… Read More

North Sails Melges 20 Class Expert, Giulio Desiderto, called tactics onboard the winning Argentinian boat, Boogie 2.0 during the Melges 20 World League Event 2. The three day event in… Read More

The Finn European Championships brought more impressive results for North in Athens, with Giles Scott winning gold marking his third European Finn title. North powered boats won gold, silver and… Read More

An incredible number of talented sailors, including four Gold medalists, twenty-three Star World Champions and a Volvo Ocean Race winner battled last week for the $100K money prize in cold… Read More

From Moths to Maxis to Multihulls, this pro sailor can make any sailboat go a little faster. While Rob Greenhalgh didn’t officially join North Sails until 2018, he says the… Read More

2019 470 Europeans | Photo Gerolamo Acquarone

An exciting medal race concluded the 470 Europeans in Sanremo, Italy. With 80% of the fleet powered by North Sails, the regatta was packed full of exciting racing and continually… Read More