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North Sails Announcements

The Offshore Doubles Sailing Association has launched its membership drive in advance of the World Sailing Annual Conference. A non-profit sailing association, Offshore Doubles is committed to strengthening the community… Read More

Jeff Bonanni E Scow Rep North Sails

Bonanni is a five-time National and North American Champion, including the 2015 E Scow Nationals, and brings extensive experience in the E Scow class as the North Sails one design… Read More

The Vendée Globe is a race exclusively reserved for the IMOCA, a 60-foot monohull machine built for racing. The open rule gives the naval architects great freedom of design when… Read More

The Vendée Globe was born in November 1989. It began as a daring challenge launched by a group of 13 sailors, including French navigator Loïck Peyron. For the skippers who… Read More

North Sails is pleased to announce that John Baxter and Christina Donnermeyer have joined the Chicago loft team. Baxter, the former owner of Doyle Midwest, brings over three decades of… Read More

On the starting line with some of the top sailors in the world, Josie Gliddon is making a name for herself in the Moth class, and encouraging other women to… Read More

As you may know, North Sails and Melges Boatworks (North Sails Zenda) have worked in conjunction in the past to provide sails and service to the Scow fleets across the… Read More

Kevin Escoffier is one of 33 skippers participating in the 9th edition of the Vendée Globe. After several years as a design office manager and crew member on various ocean… Read More

As the leading sailmaker in the Thistle class, we are proud to introduce a new mainsail to the North Sails Thistle inventory. Class leaders Paul Abdullah, Mike Ingham, and North… Read More

August 28, 2020

The Story Behind The Sails

The Solitaire du Figaro is an unrivaled challenge in ocean racing. Whether it is the craft on which the sailors’ race – the Figaro Beneteau 3 hydrofoil -, the format… Read More

By the time most people are making their morning coffee, Jesse Fielding and Francesca Clapcich have logged a 20-mile bike ride with their team. Getting to their goals includes a… Read More

August 14, 2020

Q&A With Onne van der Wal

Onne Van der Wal’s Pearson 36 didn’t always shine as she does now. Before she was Snoek, she was tired and tangled on her mooring in Newport Harbor. Now, she’s… Read More

November 8th, the next edition of the Vendée Globe race is set to start from  Les Sables d’Olonne, North Sails has designed the sails for the ¾ of the IMOCA… Read More

It took until mid-July but it finally feels like summer on Narragansett Bay. This past weekend 24 boats of various shapes and sizes participated in IYAC’s 2020 Newport Cup to… Read More

July 10, 2020

Bluewater Born & Raised

Jeanneau 36 Sunshine, owned by  Benoît (32 years old) and Estelle (30 years old) has been a primary vessel for adventure, with their three-year-old and one-year-old daughters, Diane and Aliénor…. Read More