North Sails Announcements

Since 1988, North Sails has been the choice of every winning challenger and defender—and we also helped power the winners in 1980, 1983, and 1987. Though the America’s Cup may… Read More

After a battle for the ages, Emirates Team New Zealand sailed into America’s Cup history on Wednesday afternoon (NZ local time) and, once again, held the Auld Mug up high…. Read More

The end is near – the end of the 36th America’s Cup, that is. North Sails and INEOS TEAM UK sail designer Gautier Sergent, who’s constantly studying the AC75s and… Read More

It’s been six days of the 36th America’s Cup. We’ve cheered, we’ve gasped, we’ve sighed. The light winds of the Hauraki Gulf provided us with some incredibly tight racing and… Read More

It’s been decided. Challenger Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will meet Defender Emirates Team New Zealand to race for the oldest trophy in sporting history. The teams will sail 13 races,… Read More

Sail designer for the Defender, Burns Fallow and the Challenger dynamic duo of Juan Garay and Marco Capitani join North Sails President Ken Read for an insider’s-update on the 36th… Read More

North Sails and INEOS TEAM UK sail designer Gautier Sergent indulges us once again with his take on the 36th America’s Cup opening races, and the crucial role played by… Read More

Over the past couple of months, Gautier Sergent has had plenty of time to observe and analyze Te Rehutai’s sails. One of North Sails leading designers, Sergent was embedded with… Read More

With the final races of the 36th America’s Cup Match now just moments away, Shirley Robertson previews the action in another two-part podcast from the heart of the action in… Read More

North Sails MC Scow experts Allan Terhune and Eric Doyle (AKA ‘the man who can always make fast sails faster’) have developed a new tuning guide for the MC Scow… Read More

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day with the global theme “Choose to Challenge”. A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions… Read More

Sir Ben Ainslie and INEOS TEAM UK  arrived in Auckland, New Zealand determined to return the America’s Cup to Britain after 170 years. He leaves as a poster boy of… Read More

February 20, 2021

Foiling Changes Everything

The twin-skin mainsail, which has hit superstardom thanks to the AC75, is a surprising rediscovery of a patent developed by LF Herreshoff in 1927; LF Herreshoff was the son of… Read More

Two team racing for one seat in the America’s Cup match. INEOS TEAM UK and Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli will sail 13 races, with the first team to win seven… Read More

We don’t yet know which of three teams (Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, Ineos Team UK, and Emirates Team New Zealand) are going to win the 36th America’s Cup, but it’s… Read More