ONE DESIGN News

After waiting two years since the last edition of Charleston Race Week, the VX One fleet was ready to leave it all on the water in the 2021 edition. Twenty-five… Read More

The 2021 edition of the Charleston Race Week was a great success for North Sails clients in one design and ORC. The overall vibe from sailors was excellent, and everyone… Read More

April 14, 2021

I420 Early Bird Regatta

Annapolis Sailing School played host to the first-ever i420 Early Bird Regatta, with 11 teams arriving from around the region to compete in this great one-design class. First off, this… Read More

When North Sails was asked by the 49er and 49erFX classes to propose an update to their current sails, the first step was to collect accurate data about how they… Read More

North Sails, the world’s leading sailmaker, was recently named the supplier of choice for the 49er and 49erFX class mainsails and jibs in the lead-up to the 2024 Olympic Games. … Read More

The VX One Winter Series wrapped up this past weekend with 3 days of tight racing hosted by the Sarasota Sailing Squadron. Thanks to an experienced group of volunteers on… Read More

It’s been a week since the 36th America’s Cup ended, and we wanted to know what all of this means for the future of sailing and North Sails. We’ve asked… Read More

It’s a success! The new North Magnum design finishes 1,2 at the 2021 MC Scow Midwinters and the MC Rocket powered the winner at the Sarasota Bay Cup, the Pre-Midwinter… Read More

North Sails MC Scow experts Allan Terhune and Eric Doyle (AKA ‘the man who can always make fast sails faster’) have developed a new tuning guide for the MC Scow… Read More

The North 470 mainsail comes standard with a black flex plastic rope for the bolt rope (luffrope). Due to its great flexibility, the cunningham works efficiently to make the sail… Read More

J24 Midwinters 2021, Miami FL, North Sails, Chris Howell

The 2021 Midwinter Championship in Miami, FL supplied a variety of conditions for the 29-boat fleet. North Experts with the help of Midwinters skipper John Mollicone broke down each race… Read More

While most of North America was shivering and digging out from extreme winter storms, a great group of (smart) Star sailors traveled to Miami for the annual combination of the… Read More

After taking home the Paper Tiger National Championship title in 2019, North Sails New Zealand One Design expert Derek Scott has done it again in 2021. Racing with the S-5… Read More

Sarasota Sailing Squadron welcomed the VX One fleet for their second winter series event over Valentine’s Day weekend. Following the successful Midwinter Championship in January, the fleet grew slightly to… Read More

February 18, 2021

i420 US Midwinter Championship

Twenty-two teams competed at the 2021 International 420 Midwinter Championship, hosted by the US Sailing Center in Coconut Grove, FL. While much of the nation suffered through storms, snow, ice,… Read More