North Sails NEWS

February 6, 2018


North Sails expands the global One Design team welcoming Matteo Sangiorgi

Gosport, UK, January 31st 2018: North Sails have announced today that Matteo Sangiorgi has joined North Sails as a One Design Expert for the Optimist Class.

“I decided to join North Sails because I love the idea of being part of a company that is able to supply sails for everyone from Optimist sailors to America’s Cup sailors. I also like the idea of being involved in such a big network, where research and development a key focus for everyone.”

Matteo brings years of experience with him, from coaching Optimist sailors to sail development in the Optimist, 420 and 470 classes. He will work alongside the global One Design team with a focus on the Optimist class to increase our market share in the most popular and largest global junior racing boat.

Tim Healy, President of One Design at North Sails added,

“We are delighted to welcome Matteo to North Sails. He brings a wealth of experience and his passion and dedication for the sport is clear. Combine this with his valuable knowledge and sailing skills makes him a great asset to our one design team.”

North Sails is backed by over 60 years of experience in One Design sail making and design. North’s team of One Design experts utilize design and product innovation available to supply the most advanced sails to One Design fleets, which includes everything from club racers to Olympians.

Full Interview with Matteo

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