A Winning History in The 1720 Class

Teamwork is at the core of sailing your 1720. When North Sails is part of that crew, every sail change sets you up for success. Complement the outstanding performance of your 1720 with performance sails from North. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal 3Di mainsail, jib, and genoa for the conditions. Combine those with your trusted North asymmetric spinnaker, either large or small, and feel the performance of your 1720.

1720 SAILS

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1720 NEWS

North is a unique sailmaker, built on a champion spirit. We make history by looking ahead and that’s what sets us apart from other sailmakers. We’re proud to introduce Loft… Read More

In this webinar, North Sails experts Zeke Horowitz and Brian Hayes explain and demonstrate basic rules according to the US Sailing “Racing Rules of Sailing”. Using a whiteboard, Zeke re-creates… Read More

All sailboats have a different feel when you steer them. Some have a naturally heavy windward helm, and some have very neutral or sometimes even leeward helm. All things being… Read More

J/22 World Champion and North Sails Expert Zeke Horowitz explains how you can maximize your chances to gain through smart boat positioning on the racecourse. Sailboat racing is all about… Read More

J/22 World Champion Zeke Horowitz explains how to put his winning formula to work for you this season. If you’re a competitive sailor, you’ve probably read about the value of… Read More

By Reed Baldrige On board communication for racing yachts is a key factor for performance, no matter what type of sailing. However, when the number of crew increases, it becomes… Read More

1720 Results

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1720 Class Experts

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Charlie Cumbley

Gosport, United Kingdom Manufacturing – Gosport, UK Charlie.Cumbley@northsails.com
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Shane Hughes

Myrtleville, Ireland Wicklow, Ireland shane.hughes@northsails.com


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