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The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s 2019 IRC National Championship was dominated by strong Solent tides and varied wind conditions. North clients had an excellent showing in the 22-boat fleet, snagging… Read More

When I first saw a photo of a foiling Moth in Seahorse Magazine I did not understand what I was looking at. Since then, as I watched foiling expand from… Read More

North Sails is proud the be the Official Sailmaker to the 12 Metre World Championship, which began in Newport, Rhode Island on July 8th. Our sponsorship included bringing in sailing… Read More

The IRC National Championship in Cowes, UK, attracted over 100 boats and twenty-two boats in IRC2, the most competitive fleet . Stuart Sawyer’s J/122 Black Dog scored four bullets in… Read More

There are currently two big ocean races on the radar this week; finishers are trickling in from a very light air Transatlantic Race, while the Transpacific Race fleet sets off… Read More

The 30th Lightning World Championship was held in beautiful Espoo, Finland. Defending champion Javier Conte (ARG) with teammates Ignacio Giammona and Paula Salerno were able to hold off several strong… Read More

One week after finishing the second leg of the Bermuda 1-2, Jonathan Green, owner of the Class 40 Privateer, is still grinning. The unique race takes a fleet of singlehanded… Read More

Lowell North founded North Sails in 1957, one year before the America’s Cup ushered in 30 years of storied racing in the 12 Metre Class, creating some of the most… Read More

After a tough battle at the J/70 European Championships in Malcesine, Lake Garda, the North powered Petite Terrible won the European title. With Italian Class Expert Giulio Desiderato sailing onboard as Main Trimmer, he… Read More

July 2, 2019

J/70 Upwind Trim Tips

North Sails expert Zeke Horowitz shares important J/70 upwind sail trim takeaways from his recent experience in California, USA at Long Beach Race Week. Zeke sailed with Jeff Janov on… Read More

The very first Transpac was run in 1906, had three entries, and took the winner twelve days to complete. In 2017, North Sails helped several boats set new course records,… Read More

North Sails experts have been busy figuring out the IC37 since the first boat became available in 2018. In Volume Four of our class tips, we suggest solutions to some… Read More