North Sails Victory List
Warrior Won Bermuda Race 2016

Christopher Sheehan purchased Warrior Won, a new XP-44, in 2014 with the express goal of competing in the the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race. Warrior Won took the St. David’s Lighthouse… 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

I think this ACWS Portsmouth will go into the books as an all-around style regatta – it has had a little bit of everything. A bit of light air, medium… Read More

Sonar Team USA

US Paralympics Sonar coach, Mike Ingham, is leading Doerr, Kendell, and Freund off a World Championship win into the highly anticipated Rio Games. I am the team’s coach. I started… Read More

The most unpredictable event yet in the America’s Cup World Series. Why? An interruption of Olympic proportion. A few of the America’s Cup teams will temporarily lose key players as… 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

New Zealand Sonar team

Richard Dodson, two-time America’s Cup Winner and former owner of North Sails in New Zealand, was forced to stop competitive sailing due to MS. Here he tells us of his… Read More

Macnay Hughes 470 Rio 2016

US Men’s 470 Olympic contenders Stu McNay and Dave Hughes take up final preparations for the Rio Games. Hear from Dave on the importance of training, drawing from experience, and… Read More

Alioth extreme latitude cruising

“The purpose that we all share is to access places where one cannot normally go by boat, no charters available, those that are less explored and, coincidentally and fantastically, at… 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

North Sails is pleased to announce that Vince Brun has accepted the role of Director of Offshore One Design (previously called Class Sail Development-CSD). Brun, a renowned Brazilian-American Olympic sailor,… Read More

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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

After 100 nautical miles and almost exactly 23 hours at sea, Moon struck Too, Gordon Lawson’s J122, took victory at the inaugural St Kilda Challenge. Organized by North Uist’s Comann… Read More