ONE DESIGN News

The Finn European Championships brought more impressive results for North in Athens, with Giles Scott winning gold marking his third European Finn title. North powered boats won gold, silver and… Read More

An incredible number of talented sailors, including four Gold medalists, twenty-three Star World Champions and a Volvo Ocean Race winner battled last week for the $100K money prize in cold… Read More

The 2019 52 Super Series began in May 21 in Menorca, and Mickey Ickert predicts it will be even better racing than 2018. “It sounds very stereotyped, but the level… Read More

North Sails J/70 Team

Recently in San Diego, a group of one-design champions with 11 world titles between them came together for an intensive J/70 sail-testing session. The primary goal was to quantify whether… Read More

Since the very first Beneteau Figaro 3 concept drawings appeared, the North Sails R&D team has been doing its homework, working alongside sailors to understand what makes these high-performance foilers… Read More

North clients had great results during Sail Racing Palma Vela, winning six divisions overall and sweeping the podium in ORC 1. Palma is known as one of the best places… Read More

From Moths to Maxis to Multihulls, this pro sailor can make any sailboat go a little faster. While Rob Greenhalgh didn’t officially join North Sails until 2018, he says the… Read More

2019 470 Europeans | Photo Gerolamo Acquarone

An exciting medal race concluded the 470 Europeans in Sanremo, Italy. With 80% of the fleet powered by North Sails, the regatta was packed full of exciting racing and continually… Read More

2019 Etchells North Americans | North Sails

A small but uber competitive Etchells fleet gathered last week in Houston, Texas for the 2019 Etchells North Americans. Almost all the participants used this event as a lead up… Read More

Speed Reading - Achieving Balance | North Sails

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

Ignzio Bonanno’s La Superba of Italy, with crew Simone Scontrino, Vincenzo Vano, Francesco Picaro and Alfredo Branciforte, were in the hot seat after racing from the 7th -10th May at… Read More

On May 3rd Nautor’s Swan unveiled the ClubSwan36 in Scarlino Italy. This foil assisted one design keelboat is the newest addition to the ClubSwan family, a division of Nautor’s with… Read More

Hosts of the event, Restronguet Sailing Club provided a great mix of conditions for the GUL B14 skiff Championships. Day one brought three very different races. Launching in a force four… Read More

The 24th King Juan Carlos Trophy was the second leg of the International Dragon European Cup Series 2019. The event saw some tight competition last weekend at Clube Naval de… Read More

A couple of years ago, I sailed the Bayview One Design Regatta (BOD) in Detroit with Skip Dieball, the Etchells World champion that year. Skip knows a thing or two… Read More