DOWNWIND

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MAXIMUM DOWNWIND PERFORMANCE

Lighter, Stronger more stable Spinnakers and Gennakers™ for the race course or the course home.

North Sails offers a wide variety of downwind symmetric and asymmetric sail types made from woven nylon or polyester sailcloth. Each of our sail types is designed for a specific range of wind speeds and angles.

Every North sail is custom designed to suit each customer’s needs and each boat’s specific characteristics.  These sophisticated designs maximize VMG/VMC in the broadest range of wind and sea conditions. NPC Downwind sails provide higher boatspeeds, deeper angles and faster acceleration with consistent and predictable trimming characteristics.


  • Superior sail types based on vast experience combined with structural analysis and aerodynamic modeling
  • Racing sails sized for rating or class rule optimization
  • Cruising sails sized for ease of use and handling
  • Sail handling options for Snuffers™ and Furlers
  • Wide Range of colors
  • Custom Graphics available
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Recommended Use
  • NorLon woven resin-impregnated RipStop Nylon for strength and durability (Cruising)
  • Urethane coated RipStop Nylon or Polyester for zero porosity and light weight (Racing)
  • Radial Paneled construction for smoothness and shapeholding
  • Highly refined construction detailing and standard features
  • Wide range of cloth styles and weights
Available Colors
  • white
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