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85 boats hit the line on Boxing Day for the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. A spectator fleet of thousands lined Sydney Harbour for the 74th edition… Read More

December 19, 2018

Navigating The Sydney-Hobart

The Rolex Sydney-Hobart Race is one of the classic yachting events on the annual race calendar, arguably the most famous and difficult race taking place in the Southern Hemisphere. Its… Read More

December 19, 2018

Sydney-Hobart: How To Watch

Be at the epicenter of the main event. Race villages are set up in Sydney and in Hobart to catch the beginning and the end of the race. Australia’s Local… Read More

World-renowned sailor Rob Greenhalgh joined North Sails a few months ago. Even after winning a Volvo Ocean Race and two world championships, the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is… Read More

In early November, over 65 top Optimist Dinghy sailors from all over North America flocked to Bermuda to compete in the 2018 Open and National Optimist Championship at Sandy’s Boat… Read More

Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Baltic 130′ Supermaxi My Song takes line honors and sets a new RORC Transatlantic monohull race record, covering a total of 3,000 miles from Lanzarote to… Read More

November 30, 2018

Coyote : The Mike Plant Story

A quarter century after American offshore racer Mike Plant vanished, a feature documentary film about his adventurous life has been released to wide acclaim. Plant splashed on to the international… Read More

Giulio Desiderato joined North Sails three years ago after finishing up an Olympic 470 campaign. He’s based in the Carasco, Italy, about an hour east of Genoa. Giulio’s various teams… Read More

It was no surprise to the North Sails team that Vince Brun was inducted into the US National Sailing Hall of Fame, Class of 2018. After winning nine world titles… Read More

As of Friday, November 10th 4:30pm EDT, Sébastien Destreamau, solo-skipper of Alcatraz IT FaceOcean is sitting in 2nd place in the RhumMono division, with 2849.6 miles to go. Keep an… Read More

North Sails and Key Biscayne Yacht Club welcome Optimist and Laser sailors for a 3-full-day clinic in preparation for the Orange Bowl. Arrive a few days early to warm up,… Read More

North Sails is once again leading the way in the America’s Cup as Defender Emirates Team New Zealand and Challengers Luna Rossa and INEOS TEAM UK  have confirmed the global leader… Read More

November 4, 2018

2018 Route du Rhum

The Route du Rhum is a prestigious offshore event and an example of single-handled ocean racing at its best. First sailed in 1978, the Route du Rhum was a transatlantic… Read More

Built in 2009, the 53’ Alioth has a specific purpose: ocean adventuring. Alioth left the volcanic archipelagos of Cape Verde off the west coast of Africa, 2,100 nm East of… Read More

The Volvo Ocean Race has long been considered a proving ground for the best offshore sailors in the world. And for the industry-leading marine companies who supply the equipment on… Read More