As a springtime present and to help our landlocked sailing friends keep learning and enjoying their sport – The American Sailing Association is premiering a series of new webinars presented… Read More

March 31, 2020

Cruising Sailors Tool Kit

Our experts have created a variety of articles to help you gain confidence for your next getaway. Topics include battens, weather, safety, durability of cruising sails, and more. Whether you… Read More

Hardcore ocean racers and coastal cruisers alike should all make safety at sea a priority. Practices from racing around the world, including the toughest conditions of the Southern Ocean, can… Read More

Libby Greenhalgh has navigated around the world twice with the Volvo Ocean Race; she’s a director with the Magenta Project and has an offshore resume that ranks her among the… Read More

There are many ways you can help prolong the life of your sails. Here are some pointers to keep you aligned with our sail care maintenance practices, which can be… Read More

What happens if you furl your sail the wrong way? – with the sun cover on the inside instead of the outside of the furl? Unfortunately, we see the effects… Read More

Rob Greenhagh has won National and European titles in the International Moth Class and serves as the North Sails Moth Class Leader. For the newest member of the fleet, to… Read More

Thinking about battens? Preparing for a new season is something that is on everyone’s mind. Whether you’re staging your boat to launch or planning an extended cruise, it’s important to… Read More

Day after day, mile after mile, distance racing reminds us of that never-ending feeling of being stuck in one place for extended periods of time. Hear more from Casey Smith… Read More

March 13, 2020

Cruising Sail Peformance

North Sails is proud of our many successes on the racecourse, but did you know that more cruising sailors rely on North than any other sailmaker? At North Sails, we… Read More

March 13, 2020

Cruising Sail Durability

Cruising sailors demand durability. Yet, durability is not an easily quantified element of sail performance. Predicting durability is a tough challenge, because sails are subjected to so many different forms… Read More

North Sails expert Tom Davis takes a close look at spinnaker sailcloth to explain how to use all your senses to answer this question for yourself. Remember when your spinnaker… Read More