North Sails LOFT NEWS

March 7, 2018


Carasco – A few weeks after the entry of Matteo Sangiorgi in the North Sails network, the Carasco sailmaker announces the entry of a new important reinforcement in the technical-commercial staff, that of Giorgio Tortarolo.

Winner of three world titles, two continental and five national, Tortarolo, already engaged on board the TP52 Orlanda and Anonymous, boasts affirmations in all the circuits connected to the Melges classes (20 and 32), including the newborn Melges 40 Grand Prix. In addition, the activity carried out in the maxi area is also of absolute level, thanks to its involvement in Stig’s projects, protagonist on the international regatta fields with a Baltic 65 first and a Mini Maxi 72 then. Thanks to the highlights of a career dedicated to sailing and regattas, Giorgio Tortarolo obtained the titles of Azzurro d’Italia and was awarded the CONI of the Star for Sports Merit.

Backed by an experience of three hundred and sixty degrees deriving from having managed some of the shipyards, the last of which Savona ShipYard, Tortarolo, which in recent years has concentrated its competitive activity mainly on monotype, is ready to make available to North Sails and his clients as he matured in years of activity linked to sailing: “Being part of the North Sails network is undoubtedly a prestigious step in the career of every sailor. We are talking about a reference brand for each professional, one of the first to become familiar when deciding to devote himself to sailing and regattas. Over the years I have been able to appreciate the constant search for performance by North Sails: a goal pursued through major investments in research and development, that have equipped the technicians with the most modern and technologically advanced instruments and the boats of fast and reliable profiles. Moreover, looking beyond monotype, North Sails is a reference veil in the world of offshore and offshore regattas, areas that fascinate me because they leave great space for optimization and custom solutions “.

Available along the docks of the main Italian and international sailing events, Giorgio Tortarolo and his collaborators are available to customers at the North Service Point in the Marina di Varazze, where they offer services such as consultancy, sale and washing of sails and clothing supplies for crews.

Welcome to Tortarolo in the North Sails working group was the management of the Italian loft of Carasco: “Giorgio is one of the most active Italian sailors in the world of monotype: present at all the main events of the season, for years collaborating with the teams flagship and this makes it one of the most profound connoisseurs of the one design classes of reference. It is one of those elements able to make the difference, whose point of view helps to achieve the objectives to be achieved more effectively “.

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