Winning Thistle One Design Sails You Can Trust

Whether you’re all-out hiking or ghosting along in no breeze, your Thistle was built to perform. Go with North Sails to maximize that performance, and you and your crew can concentrate on teamwork, tactics and fun. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal mainsail, jib, spinnaker combo for your Thistle setup. Power up with new sails from North.

Thistle NEWS

North Sails Expert Paul Abdullah grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and started sailing in dinghies at a young age and joined his father in various PHRF boats. Currently Abdullah competes… Read More

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

The 75th Thistle National Championship took place at the Cleveland Yachting Club this past week, placing many North Sails Thistle Class enthusiasts on the #NSVictoryList. With 96 boats competing, the… Read More

The 2021 Bottoms Up Regatta was held this past weekend at Jordan Lake in North Carolina near Raleigh/Chapel Hill. It was a one-day event and with the forecast calling for… 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

As the leading sailmaker in the Thistle class, we are proud to introduce a new mainsail to the North Sails Thistle inventory. Class leaders Paul Abdullah, Mike Ingham, and North… Read More

Thistle Results

2022 Victory
Bloody Mary Regatta
Paul, Marie & George Abdullah & Mark Gise
1, 3, 5
2022 Victory
Dixie Regatta
Bryce Dryden
1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10
2022 Victory
US National Championships
Paul Abdullah, Marie Abdullah & Barrett Rhoads
First Place
Are you a class champion? We would love to add your name to the #NSVictoryList.

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