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We covered the Basics of Heavy Weather Sailing already; now it’s time to look at techniques to help you sail well in strong winds, which will increase your range and… Read More

September 1, 2016

Heavy Weather Sailing Basics

First of all, heavy weather is not an absolute wind strength. It’s whenever the wind and waves are such that you risk losing control of your boat. This may happen… Read More

September 1, 2016

How to Trim a Genoa

There are three sources of genoa power: angle of attack, sail depth, and twist. Our goal is first to get the correct total power and, second, to achieve the correct… Read More

September 1, 2016

Sailing Downwind In Heavy Air

The following tips are taken from the North U Cruising and Seminar Course book written by John Rousmaniere, author of the Annapolis Book of Seamanship. These tips are meant to… Read More

September 1, 2016

Steering Upwind

There are a number of guidelines to help you steer effectively upwind. There is also information you can learn from the feel of the helm that will help you find… Read More

September 1, 2016

Introducing 3Di Race

Why is 3Di RACE different? RACE is attainable performance. With a unique, specialized layout, 3Di RACE sails will deliver optimized performance through wide wind ranges. Without surface tapes, RACE boasts… Read More

August 30, 2016

Old Dog, New Tricks: Adagio

A 46 year old trimaran wins the 2016 Bayview-Mackinac Race with a new custom sail package. On July 17, 2016, Adagio won her class in the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac… Read More

Imagine this 101 MC Scows, championship racing and Crystal Lake, Michigan one of the world’s nicest lakes. That was our setup for this year’s MC National Championship. This regatta was… Read More

North Sails partners with Warrior Sailing Program Competitive Team for the J/22 Worlds in Kingston, Ontario Since 2013 the Warrior Sailing Program has introduced 165 wounded veterans and active military… Read More

August 24, 2016

Racing Your House

Accomplished One Design sailors Phil and Wendy Lotz have embarked on a new project: a liveaboard multhull. We caught up with them after their first two regattas on their new… Read More

August 24, 2016

Extreme Latitudes Only

In late 2015, childhood friends Vincent Moeyersoms, Olivier Moeyersoms, and Marc Vander Stricht bought the 53’ aluminum, French-designed exploration sailboat, Alioth. Why? Because these Belgian cruising sailors share a love… Read More

Looking to take your team to the next level? Off the back of J/111 Worlds, North Sails catches up with Martin Dent on how he and the team on North-powered… Read More