North Sails NEWS

August 14, 2018

Get The Most From Your J/70 Racing Experience

The sailing season has already started. Is your team ready? Our tool kit will help you finish in front of the pack. Read our tips on boat speed, boat handling, crew techniques, and more. Created just for your by our team of experts.

Winners Choose North

There is no better performance test of a sail than the results it produces. In 2018 alone, North Sails J/70 inventories powered the winning teams at regattas all over the globe. Clients trust in our products to get the most out of their sailing experience.

Tim Healy’s Winning Inventory

No matter what the weather will bring, we’ve got options for any condition. Here is Tim Healy’s suggested inventory to help you get you started.

Light Air Tips

A week of intense training with the Japanese teams in Newport, RI taught Tim and his team a lot about light air tuning and trimming. Here are his tips, which include some important points to optimize your light air speed.

Fine Tune With North

Find your groove. Get your numbers. Be confident in all wind conditions. After countless hours sailing, testing, and competing in the J/70, our World Championship sails will get you up to race winning speed quickly. Reach your competitive goals with North.

Downwind Tips

Whether you are in displacement mode, wing-on-wing, or full plane, there are many ways to achieve better boat speed. Read more from Tim on how to enhance your performance downwind in all conditions.

Get Up To Speed

Pulling all the pieces together can be challenging. North Speed Guides will help you leverage our expertise to make the most of your one design sailing.

Our Road To 2018 Worlds

One design experts collaborated in a three-day clinic that combined the talent and intellect of the North team. Our commitment to excellence keeps us evolving designs within the J/70 product line.

Client Performance

An entertaining and educational interview with the 2018 Corinthian J/70 Midwinters Champions and 1st place Corinthian Marblehead NOOD team,  Joint Custody.

Our Experts Make It Happen

Have questions? Contact your local J/70 expert today for more information on how choosing North can up your program.


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