ONE DESIGN News

September 13, 2018

2018 J/24 Worlds Interview

Eighty-nine teams from fourteen countries attended the 40th edition of the J/24 World Championship held in Lake Garda, Italy. North Sails One Design expert Will Welles won his second J/24… Read More

September 12, 2018

Lightning US PanAm Trials

Congratulations to Jody Starck, Ian Jones and Skip Dieball on securing the US Lightning berth for the 2019 PanAm Games in Lima, Peru. Held at the Buffalo Canoe Club the… Read More

The fourth and final event in the Melges 32 World League concluded in Cagliari, Italy with a podium sweep for teams using North Sails 3Di. Matteo Balestrero’s Giogi claimed the… Read More

September 6, 2018

2018 Thistle Nationals

The 2018 Thistle National Championship was hosted by Cedar Point Yacht Club and their famous “Westport Mafia” hospitality provided a great time on shore. An amazing funk band, mafia night,… Read More

A fleet of 25 boats came together from seven countries at this year’s Micro Worlds event in Świnoujście, Poland. The Championship was a true test to the sailors with the… Read More

August 30, 2018

J/111 Worlds: Speed Reading

Twelve teams battled throughout the weeklong J/111 Worlds in Breskens, Netherlands, where big-breeze speed was the key to success. Martin Dent and his team on JElvis scored nine straight bullets… Read More

August 29, 2018

2018 MC Scow Nationals

This week we held our annual National MC Championship at one of the best scow lakes and clubs in the US. Pewaukee Yacht Club (PYC) is known as a platinum… Read More

Our boat is the standard hull from Folkeboat Centrale, but everything else is made by Robert Hansen in 1983. I am sailing in Hellerup Sejlklub, north of Copenhagen, but the… Read More

Forty-seven J/70s attended the Ted Hood Regatta held in Marblehead this past weekend in preparation for the upcoming World Championship end of September. Competitors saw three days of pleasant racing… Read More

Madison Beach Club hosted the 2018 Atlantic Nationals with three days of good breeze that welcomed 27 teams for some competitive racing. Coming into the last race made for a… Read More

The 2018 edition of the Star North American Championship was held in Marina Del Rey by the California Yacht Club. Thirty-six teams battled for four days and eight races. We… Read More

The Melges 24 Europeans hosted by Fraglia Vela Riva on Lake Garda gave the seventy-two competitors everything that is to be expected on a typical summer day racing on Lake… Read More

With everything from Etchells and J/70s to Fast 40s and TP52s, Lendy Cowes Week is an entirely inclusive sailing week with thousands of competitors taking part in one of the… Read More

More than 370 young sailors representing over a dozen countries descended on Plas Heli, Pwllheli, for the 2018 Volvo Gill Optimist British National and Open Championships. The event officially launched… Read More

The sailing season has already started. Is your team ready? Our tool kit will help you finish in front of the pack. Read our tips on boat speed, boat handling,… Read More