North Sails Expert Warwick Kerr (Wazza) owns a Spirit 36 called Wakaki, hull #45, built in 1991. She had one owner before Wazza. “This boat was a good compromise between… Read More

May 1, 2020

Are You Onboard?

Fill your social feeds with all things sailing. Each day North Sails is curating our social media channels with content that showcases our passion for being on the water. We’re… Read More

Warwick Kerr (Wazza), Sail Expert based in Palma, Spain, set off on a cruising trip with his wife Katrin and his three-year-old son, Kilian. They departed from Mallorca in October… Read More

The Cunningham system for the new North 9DSX Decksweeper is slightly more complicated than past versions. It is necessary to distribute the load between the main part of the conventional… Read More

Etchells sailors from all over the planet gathered online to watch North experts Noel “Nitro” Drennan, Eric Doyle, and Alex Curtiss talk about the new intriguing Australian setup for the… Read More

A formidable force in the marine industry Ken Read has three Ocean Races under his belt, has been a part of three America’s Cup campaigns, has collected more than a… Read More

From his small North Sails loft on Casco Bay in Maine, Eric Baldwin is making a big difference in his community. Baldwin and his team at North Sails were featured… Read More

After the 35th America’s Cup ended in June 2017, I didn’t spend a lot of time dwelling on the ‘what-ifs’ or the ‘could’ve beens’. I was already focused on the… Read More

Personnel, lofts, clients, and friends of North Sails are navigating this global crisis together.  Many of our local Certified Service Centers have taken the initiative in their areas to build… Read More

Lightweight, reliable, unique. North 3Di sails are engineered to minimum weight and maximum performance. By eliminating the use of mylar, 3Di will not delaminate. Each 3Di sail is precisely shaped… Read More

No matter where you are in the world, you can prepare for your next event or be ready for when sailing season picks up again by knowing what to look… Read More

April 8, 2020

Thistle Heavy Air Tips

Breeze on! The 2020 Thistle Midwinters East was sailed in overpowered conditions for the entire weekend. It was a lot of fun! Going fast was about hiking hard, steering for… Read More