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Permalink to Insights from J/30 Annapolis NOOD Winner Bob Rutsch

After Bob Rutsch won the J/30 class by one point at the 2016 Annapolis NOOD with two firsts on the final day, Jonathan Bartlett from North Sails Chesapeake asked him… Read More

Congratulations to North Sails Pete Mitchell who won the Solo UK Southern Championship at the weekend. Pete won 3 of the 4 races and sailed using an ST-2K design. Well… Read More

Racing the C&C 30 is a “mind clearing event” … during my time on the water, I am in control of boat speed and the maneuvers, and everything else fades… Read More

Back in 2014 I was offered the chance to become a North Sails Jockey by the Dinghy Specialist Sailingfast. Fresh out of the 420 youth class there was no better… Read More

In an exciting development for the future of One Design multihull sails, Glenn Ashby, world class sailor and multiple multihull world champion, has teamed up with North Sails to develop… Read More

The J/70 class at the 2016 edition of Key West Race Week saw more of the same in addition to a new twist. As in previous years the J/70s had… Read More

  “Before the 2015 J/70 North Americans I had crewed on the J/70 for a couple of years and thought I knew it pretty well. Steering is different (not harder) that crewing…. Read More

December 27, 2015

Get More From the Velocitek

Most of the one-design boats do not allow the use of a device like the Velociteck that stores information. Getting used to use it can take some time. If you are… Read More

I first sailed the J/24 in the late eighties, through the nineties, having great fun, winning Nationals and even a Europeans. But I have to say, looking back, we had… Read More

North Sails-Powered Teams Win 420 Class Worlds in Japan Congratulations to Daichi Takayama and his crew, Syota Nakano for winning the 420 Class World Championship in Castle Bay Karatsu, Japan…. Read More

         

Permalink to J/24 FAQs

May 22, 2014

J/24 FAQs

A compilation of questions and answers we have received over the years. With regards to the backstay, we think that having it off to measure would make it easier to get… Read More

Permalink to How to Prepare For A Big J/24 Regatta

A basic check list that the North Sails J/24 team and two-time World Champion Will Welles uses when preparing for a big J/24 regatta. Let’s start at the top…first you need… Read More

December 19, 2013

Tips on J/24 Heavy Air Sailing

By Chris Snow Heavy air is one of those things that makes a lump grow on your throat and a little sweat start building up on your palms. It need… Read More

Permalink to Tuning Beyond the J/24 Tuning Guide

Video Clinics presented by Mike Ingham.