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Get The Most From Your J/70 Racing Experience!
Teams around the world are heading to Torbay in Torquay, England for the much anticipated J/70 World Championships. Our 2019 tool kit features tips on boat speed, boat handling, crew techniques, and much more from our team of J/70 experts.
What To Expect in Torbay
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J/70 Upwind Trim Tips
North Sails expert Zeke Horowitz shares important J/70 upwind sail trim takeaways from his recent experience at Long Beach Race Week.
What do we look for in headstay sag to optimize jib trim for a variety of light-air conditions? World champion Tim Healy explains.
Managing Your Risks
North Sails expert Zeke Horowitz talks about placing your boat in the right place on the race course to make gains and minimize losses.
Light Air Speed Notes
A week of intense training with the Japanese teams in Newport, RI, taught Tim Healy a lot about light air tuning and trimming.
Five Downwind Modes
Displacement mode, wing-on-wing, or full plane? Understanding the J/70’s different downwind modes will help you choose the right option.
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 tuning guide will help you achieve race-winning speed.
Telemetry Testing for Faster J/70 Sails
A sail design can be improved, but unless you understand how to trim and tune it properly, you’re not going to get the benefit. Here’s a look at the North Sails technology that goes into designing fast J/70 sails.
Get Up To Speed
Pulling all the pieces together can be challenging. The North Sails J/70 Speed Guide leverages our expertise to help you make the most of your one design sailing.
Our Experts Make It Happen
Have questions? Contact your local J/70 expert today for more information on choosing the right J/70 sails.