North Sails Announcements

As athletes get ready for a much-anticipated Olympics, it’s even harder than usual to guess who will be stepping onto the podium this time around. The only prediction we feel… Read More

Whether it’s the World Championship or a local Wednesday night, here at North Sails we thrive on seeing our clients at the top of the leaderboard. These results are a… Read More

I think if you asked Lowell North, he’d be pleasantly surprised by the growth of superyacht sailing but not shocked that North Sails is the leader in this segment of… Read More

It is officially the end of the Ocean Race Europe– a really fun event that I think brought a lot of enthusiasm back after quite a long absence for obvious… Read More

June 18, 2021

Sprint Sailing Explained

First of all, you can really break sailing into three categories: around the buoys or laid marks, sprint sailing, and full blown offshore distance sailing. Around the buoys sailing is… Read More

The first thing to always talk about when going offshore is, what are the rules? And in the case of The Ocean Race, they’ve created fantastic rules to be incredibly… Read More

The sailors and designers in the world of North Sails are some of the most inspiring people on the water, and we’re hoping to share more of their story with… Read More

If you don’t know anything about the Bol d’Or Mirabaud, you’re not alone—even though it began in 1939 and today is one of Europe’s biggest and most popular annual sailing… Read More

North Sails is proud to be named Official Sailmaker to the Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy. First sailed in 2020, this plastic-free sustainable regatta combines competitive sailing with marine conservation, directly… Read More

When Lowell North left an aerospace engineering job in 1957 to establish North Sails, he didn’t realize he was starting a company that would soon become the global leader in… Read More

May 2, 2021

What Is 3Di?

In episode four, we’re here to explain North 3Di– the most advanced sail technology available exclusively from North Sails. Over the last five months, North 3Di has made some of… Read More

You can imagine the future or you can be a part of it. Lowell North decided to be a part of it– and lead it. When he started North Sails,… 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

From calling the America’s Cup to helping steer North Sails through the unexpected in 2020 and then going on to break race course records, North Sails President Ken Read returns… Read More