North Sails Victory List

Act four of the 2019 Melges Tour was the last hurrah before the World Championship in Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy. Andrea Pozzi and his team Bombarda have been chomping at the… Read More

2019 VX One North Americans

36 VX Ones gathered in Newport, Rhode Island from September 19-22 to race in the 2019 North American Championship. Class expert and designer Mike Marshall, sailing with North Sails design… Read More

American Yacht Club, located in Rye, NY delivered more summer than fall weather for the 2019 Etchells U.S. Nationals. The hot temperatures created instability in the breeze making it difficult… Read More

North Sails full-batten mainsails come with North Sails adjustable batten boxes installed on the luff end of the pockets. Our batten boxes eliminate batten loss through “shake out,” allow easy… Read More

Star Class: Augie Diaz, Pure Speed | Photo Art Petrosemolo | North Sails

September 18, 2019

Augie Diaz, Pure Star Speed

There is no better reward for us at North Sails than seeing a client win a big regatta. Witnessing world-class sailor Augie Diaz win two back-to-back Silver Star events using… Read More

“Winning the Europeans is a like a cherry on top of a cake,” says Filippo Pacinotti, skipper of the 2019 Melges 20 European champion Brontolo Racing. Along with trimmer Federico… Read More

Seahorse Magazine has given us special permission to republish this Tech Brief featuring JB Braun, North Sails Head of Engineering and Design, along with Grand Prix sail designers Dave Lenz… Read More

September 12, 2019

Clients Triumph In Porto Cervo

After five days of racing on coastal courses between the islands of the La Maddalena Archipelago, it’s possible everyone who participated in the 30th annual Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in… Read More

Eleven boats fought through three days of light to medium conditions at the J/80 UK Nationals on Christchurch Bay, hosted by the Royal Lymington Yacht Club. The top four finishers… Read More

September 6, 2019

On Top Of The J/70 Worlds

Not one but two North-powered teams were named World Champions at the J/70 Darwin Escapes World Championship in Torquay, UK. Paul Ward’s Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat, sailing with Mario Trindade… Read More

The 2019 Viper 640 World Championships in Long Beach, CA, supplied sailors with varying conditions across the board in regards to both wind strength and wave state. The first two… Read More

Hamilton Island Race Week just completed its second-largest event in the race’s history, and both conditions and results were a sailor’s dream. 235 boats enjoyed several days of 25+ knots,… Read More

Thirty-six crews from eight nations battled it out at the Worlds in Slovakia, hosted by Marina Liptov. With light wind conditions, the fleet could only complete five out of the… Read More

Rochester Yacht Club hosted the J/24 Nationals on the beautiful waters of Lake Ontario, with 48-boats in attendance. North Sails clients had the upper hand on the competition, bringing their… Read More

North clients took two podium spots in the Open Division at the 2019 Melges 24 North American Championship in Traverse City, Michigan. Travis Weisleder’s Lucky Dog/Gill Race Team scored only… Read More