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North Sails Announcements

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

It’s been a week since the 36th America’s Cup ended, and we wanted to know what all of this means for the future of sailing and North Sails. We’ve asked… Read More

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

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