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North Sails Announcements

After nearly two years of development, testing, re-designing and more testing, North Sails is proud to launch the all-new V-Series Optimist sail. We have streamlined our range to three sail… Read More

The inaugural IC37 North American Championship took place October 1- 3, 2021, in Newport, Rhode Island, hosted by the New York Yacht Club. After 8 races across 3 days of… Read More

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to spend 24 hours in Saint-Tropez during “Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez“? Well, wonder no more. We understand not everyone gets to zip around… Read More

Regattas are long days on the water for the North Sails team, followed by late nights in the sail loft. Content creator Atila Madrona joined North for the 2021 Maxi… 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

The Bermuda Race Organizing Committee (BROC) is very pleased to welcome North Sails in their return as the Official Performance Partner for the 2022 Newport Bermuda Race. The renewed partnership… Read More

September 10, 2021

3 Tips for Fun Family Cruising

It was Memorial Day weekend of 2020 when Tracy and Ezra Smith suddenly realized: their family of four had outgrown the Marshall catboat they’d owned for eight years.  “We did… Read More

After many months of planning, re-planning, and making adjustments due to travel restrictions, the Nord Stream Race is finally ready to welcome the 2021 fleet to the starting line. The… Read More

The 52 Super Series is known as one of the most competitive circuits in the sport and for North Sails, it keeps us on top of our game.  This week,… Read More

North Sails 3Di made its America’s Cup debut in the 2010 Deed of Gift Match, with Alinghi as the first team to fly “black sails.” A year later, 3Di proved… Read More

In the fall of 2019, Katrin (“Kat”) German and Warwick (“Wazza”) Kerr left Mallorca, Spain, and sailed to the Caribbean with their three year old son, Kilian. The plan for… Read More

August 13, 2021

How Long Do 3Di Sails Last?

Most sailors shopping for a new 3Di sail ask, “how long will it last?” Based on years of record-keeping, I can honestly say that the competitive life of a 3Di… Read More

The Gitana Team, an offshore racing stable founded in 2000 by Ariane and Benjamin de Rothschild, has announced its selection of North Sails Performance clothing. North Sails Performance is the… Read More

After an ankle injury that required a few weeks onshore to recover, French Brittany-based skipper Yves Le Blevec is eager to get back on the helm of his trimaran Actual… Read More

Sodebo Ultim 3, a latest-generation boat skippered by Thomas Coville, will line up at the start of the Rolex Fastnet Race against the other Ultimes. The sailing team includes Thomas… Read More