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Interested in joining an elite group of industry-leading Design Engineers?

Since North Sails was founded in 1957, the approach has been simple – hire the best people, and they will develop and build the best products in our market. By relentlessly following that simple idea, North Sails has become the world’s leading sailmaker with an ongoing commitment to superior performance and technical innovation to enhance the sailing experience of our customers. 

As such, we are always interested to hear from qualified design engineers who are interested in joining our global design team to work on various projects using the North Design Suite, an exclusive and powerful design software.

North Sails has exciting opportunities with North Design Services, our external consultancy team based in Lymington, UK. This group, predominantly of a Naval Architecture background, engages with our clients and industry partners on the most ambitious and innovative projects in the sailing industry. Each project is a unique and exciting engineering challenge that relies on the skill, experience, and analytical tools of North Sails – often many years in advance of the first splash. 

Qualified candidates hold a Masters degree or equivalent in Naval Architecture or Aeronautical engineering and a passion for sailing. Experience and proficiency in Python scripting and engineering software development are preferred. If this sounds like you, we would be excited to hear from you. Please send your CV with cover letter and requests for further details to

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