Which sail is right for you? Each sail we make is custom designed and purpose built, so talking to a North Sails expert is the right way to get the perfect sail. To help start the conversation, for each type of sail, we do have some common attributes and basic features. Sail size, sail shape, cloth style and specifications are the key elements defining each type. Navigating all of these variables can be challenging for even the best and most experienced sailors. Use our Sail Type guide as a starting point to learn more about each sail. You will find that North Sails provides highly detailed information on each type and when ready, our North Sails experts will guide you to the perfect sail for your boat and your needs.