ONE DESIGN News
new optimist sail

Power your new North Sails Optimist V-Series mainsail for speed following the recommendations on this quick tuning guide. Sail Ties Top 2 mm Middle 2 mm Bottom 2 mm *… Read More

The Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) departed Le Havre, France on Sunday Nov 7th, and there are four classes currently racing toward the finish in Martinique. This biennial event is a… Read More

November 13, 2021

J70 Monaco Winter Series #1

With 15 nationalities represented and 40 teams, Act 1 of the 9th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series set the tone for the 2022 season this past weekend. With the J/70 World Championship… Read More

The 2021 Swan One Design Racing season concluded in a sprint to the end of the season. The Swan One Design Nations Trophy in Palma de Mallorca was quickly followed… Read More

October 29, 2021

2021 Mar Menor Cup Preview

The GC32 foiling catamarans will line up November 3rd for the fourth and final event in 2021 at the GC32 Mar Menor Cup. This grand finale represents the first time… Read More

Path is the latest superyacht from the Baltic Yachts. The 44.6 meter Judel/Vrolijk designed superyacht launched in Spring 2021 and was most recently displayed at the Monaco Yacht Show. For… Read More

The IC37 has quickly claimed its position as one of the premier one design keelboat classes in North America. Amongst the many class choices, the IC37, with its one-per-boat limit… Read More

North Sails swept the podium at the 2021 edition of the Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship hosted by Cottage Park Yacht Club in Boston, MA. Snipe Veteran and a… Read More

The 2021 Wild Oyster Lightning Regatta was held in Charleston this past weekend with David Starck, Kathryn and Christine Maloney besting 31 other teams in very challenging conditions in Charleston… Read More

October 10, 2021, Camp Sea Gull, Arapahoe, NC —   After 3 mostly grueling days of sailing on the Neuse River in North Carolina, the I420 US Youth Sailing Championship… Read More

The 2021 Viper 640 North American Championship, hosted by Noroton Yacht Club, took place for the first time since 2019. Spanning from October 7th through the 10th, competitors saw a… Read More

Boat speed was the name of the game at the inaugural Viper 640 Women’s North American Championship this past weekend at Noroton Yacht Club in Darien, CT. The background of… Read More

After nearly two years of development, testing, re-designing and more testing, North Sails is proud to launch the all-new V-Series Optimist sail. We have streamlined our range to three sail… Read More

The inaugural IC37 North American Championship took place October 1- 3, 2021, in Newport, Rhode Island, hosted by the New York Yacht Club. After 8 races across 3 days of… Read More

Filippo Pacinottii’s name has graced the pages and posts of North Sails for several years. Most recently he won the 2021 Melges 20 Europeans, just ahead of December’s class worlds… Read More