North Sails LOFT NEWS

Story Contributors: Alby Pratt, Rob Greenhalgh


We Look Forward to Seeing You There

North Sails invites you to an Open House day at the Sydney loft on Saturday 3rd July at 10:00.

Joined by North Kiteboarding and North Sails Performance clothing, our experts will run live One Design and Cruising seminars, sail repair lessons, unveil the latest North kites, talk all things foiling and take a look at the newest dinghies from NB Sailsports. Secure your spot and RSVP today!




One Design seminar panel with Rob Greenhalgh and special guests Scott Babbage and Phil Harmer. The group of experts will share their knowledge of dinghy and small boat sail trim. The seminar will be hands-on, with the panel using a rigged skiff as an example of mast setup and what to look for.


Cruising sails seminar: what should you look for in a cruising inventory? What is new from North? Our experts talk Helix Furling Gennaker, Tradewind sail, and 3Di OCEAN to share how these products might benefit you. They will also discuss Furling vs. Snuffing, Furlers, and In-Mast Furling. Special guests include Jan Scholten from Selden Masts.




Story Contributors

You’re Invited: Sydney Open House headshot
Alby Pratt

One Design Expert, Sail Expert, Sales Manager — Sydney, Australia

Since 1988, Alby has held almost every position within the loft: sailmaker, service manager, project manager, sales consultant and sales manager. Getting a job as a sailmaker was a great way to get into competitive sailing on a full-time basis. Dealing...

You’re Invited: Sydney Open House headshot
Rob Greenhalgh

One Design Expert, Sail Expert — Sydney, Australia

Rob Greenhalgh joined North Sails in 2018 and is the International Moth Class Leader. A UK native, Rob learned to sail at age seven from his parents while the family was living in Sri Lanka. After the family moved back to...

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