ONE DESIGN News

The new North Sails 49er and 49erFX class 3Di sails which will be used in the 2024 Paris Olympics made their debut at the 51st Trofeo Princesa Sofía Mallorca. As… Read More

North Sails UK is proud to support the Royal Southern May Regatta on the 7th and 8th of May. This regatta kicks off the first of a series of fun… Read More

Who’s going to win the J/70 Worlds in October? We can’t yet make a prediction, but we do know that the winning team is already well into their preparations—and most… Read More

The final leg of the 2022 Lightning Class Southern Circuit wrapped up March 25th with the Lightning Midwinters being held in Miami Florida. 25 teams sailed on beautiful Biscayne Bay… Read More

North Sails are proud to support the RC35 Class again for the 2022 season.  The RC35 encompasses Racer-Cruiser yachts in Scotland with an IRC Banding of 1.010 to 1.040. They… Read More

Things happen fast in DN Iceboat racing—and we’re not just talking about whiplash turns, skid outs, or cheek-flapping straightaways. We’re talking about locations, too, as in where, when, and how… Read More

March 1, 2022

18Ft Skiff Speed Reading

David McDiarmid, North Sails Expert Matt Steven, and Bradley Collins (NZL) have claimed the most desired prize in the 18-footer class, the JJ Giltinan Trophy in 2018, 2019 and 2020,… Read More

With the 2022 racing season just around the corner, North Sails UK has outlined its highlight events of the upcoming year. Your local North Sails experts will be sailing and… Read More

Laura Grondin grew up surrounded by sailors and raced with JJ Fetter at Yale, but it was only after twenty years of winning in the boardroom that she achieved success… Read More

North Shore P Class sailor Blake McKinnon drew on the ‘secret weapon’ used by 2020 Tanner and Tauranga Cup winner Tim Howse to carve his own name on the historic… Read More

Join North Sails One Design Expert Charlie Cumbley joins Andy Rice from Sailjuice.com to share the art and science behind optimal rig tuning and boat setup. Browse the North Sails… Read More

This guide for the VX One has been developed through extensive testing, tuning, and practical racing experience by some of the top sailors in the country. New changes in the… Read More

When I was about ten years old I starting racing sailboats on Cape Cod and the sound of the wind whistling overnight through the pine trees outside my bedroom would… Read More

Power your new North Sails Optimist V-Series mainsail for speed following the recommendations on this quick tuning guide. Sail ties can be adjusted in the range of 1-5mm in light… 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

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