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Story Contributors: Jack Orr, Austin Powers

LET’S TALK FURLING

Furl Everything with Jack Orr and Austin Powers

Furling and stowing systems used on both Racing and Cruising boats make sailing easier and safer. North Sails experts Keith Church and Austin Powers discuss sails, systems and the best applications for you.

Story Contributors

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Jack Orr

One Design Expert, Sail Expert, Service Expert — Milford, Connecticut

Jack Orr is based out of Milford, Connecticut. He has been a part of our North Sails team since 1988. His expertise is found in (but not limited to) the J/88, J/109, and J/111. He has a wide range of...

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Austin Powers

Sail Expert — Annapolis, Maryland

Austin started his sailing career at Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville, VA, racing Optis and Laser Radials in the FBYC junior race program and sailing with his parents on their cruising boat. The sailmaking industry was always on his...