Would you like a North Sails Expert to call you? Just leave us your number and a short message we will direct the inquiry to the right person to help. We promise to call as quickly as possible, but at some times we may be out sailing. Looking for a quote? Please use the request a quote tab above.

Let's Talk
Sending

Find My Expert

Please search by name or location to find your local North Sails Expert.

Search
Generic filters
Filter by Custom Post Type

Find My Loft

Find your local loft below.

Search
Generic filters
Exact matches only
Filter by Custom Post Type

Are you looking for something you can’t find on our web site? Do you need product information or help with a sail? Just send us a message and we will respond promptly.

Request for Info
Sending

Are you ready to buy? Would like to learn more about products and prices? Please fill in the forms below and we will have your local North Sails Expert create a custom sail proposal for you.

Request a Quote
Sending
North Sails LOFT NEWS

June 14, 2019

NORTH SAILS DOMINATES BAYVIEW ONE DESIGN REGATTA

Bayview One Design Regatta 2019

BOD Regatta
Overall Boat of the Week, Jim Allen, winner of the Lightning Class. Photo Credit: Skip Dieball

Racers eagerly lined the docks for the 2019 Bayview One Design Regatta at Bayview Yacht Club the first weekend in June to kick-off a race filled weekend.

What a great event. Even though the weather didn’t cooperate for the whole weekend. Congrats to Race Chair Nathan Hollerbach, Bayview Yacht Club and all the Volunteers on a great event. North Sail is pleased to see all of our customers have a great time on and off the water. We had many accomplishments on the water that it is hard to highlight them all.

North Sails Detroit local expert Karl Kuspa shares;

One team that really caught my attention was the Kirkman sons Michael and Conner. They sailed the family J70 in this weekend finishing 5th but winning two races. The average age of their crew was about fifteen. How exciting. Of course we also need to acknowledge Jim Allen who won the Lightning Class in his boat powered by North. His performance earned him Overall Boat of the Week.  

We were pleased to see how many people took advantage of us bringing Andreas Josenhans (AJ) in for post-racing debriefs. He did a lot of one on one consultations with boat owners and crew; there was a line all weekend to talk to him. What a great resource, we appreciate AJ coming in for this event and sharing his years of experience.

Local sales expert Geoff Moore, racing on a Beneteau 36.7, also mentioned the benefit of having AJ on site for racers to connect with post-racing and learn from.

Photo Credit: Element Inc
North powered J120 “Hot Ticket” owned by Mike and Bob Kirkman Photo Credit: Element Inc
North powered J35 “Blackhawk” owned by Tim and Amie Ross Photo Credit: Element Inc
Bayview One Design Regatta 2019
Star
2nd Compulsion / Terry Gibney
Lightning
1st Atom / Jim Allen
2nd USA14867 / Ernest Dieball
3rd USA15545 / Todd Wake
Beneteau 36.7
3rd Patriot / Ken Sharpe
J120
3rd Kairos / Greg Baker
PHRF A
2nd Spitfire / John Marentette
Tartan 10
3rd Taz / Hanson Bratton
C&C 35
1st Contender / Gary Graham
Cal 25
1st Pagan Baby / Merc and Eric Hollerbach
J70
1st Pale Horse / Jake Christy
2nd FM / Todd Sackett
4th Hot Ticket / Michael Kirkman
* Denotes Partial North Sails Inventory