North Sails LOFT NEWS


Seb Menzies and George Lee Rush competed in the Optimist Worlds in Thailand. Finishing with flying colors, we caught up with them to get their full story on their experience.

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Seb Menzies and George Lee Rush competed in the Optimist Worlds held in Thailand and performed with some Outstanding results and great experience it was for them.

Joshua Hyde competed in the European Optimist Championships held in Bulgaria and also had an amazing regatta including winning race 5.

Yamaha win 18ft European Champs in lake Garda

Salesman Matt Steven and team David Mcdiarmid with Brad Collins dominated the regatta with winning every race apart from one with gear failure. The team is now focussing ahead of the JJ Giltinan World Champs held on Sydney harbour in March which will see them with some new 3di Sails.

Rough n Ready Dominate Elliot 5.9’s at Marsden Cove

Recently Matt Kelway – North Sails Salesman Teamed up with Craig Satterwaite and Richard Bearda in the Travelers series, although they won six out of the ten races they were pushed hard by Sam Edwards (also using North Sails) on Brizo.

Sisters win 470 World U- 20 World Championships in Japan

The 17-year-old twins Courtney and Brianna Reynolds-Smith who sail out of the Murrays Bay Sailing Club recently won the U-20 World championships. They have made the transition from the 420 very well!

Watch out for these girls in the future!

OK Dinghy World Championships Barbados

Luke O’Connell continued his season form finishing third at this years OK dinghy worlds. NZ Sailors are performing very well in the class and are excited to host the Worlds champs in 2019 held at Wakatere.



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