January 15, 2016

Key West 2016: Recap

North Sails clients enjoyed a full week of sailing in Key West, winning eight classes at the annual regatta put on this year by the Storm Trysail Club. The prevailing… Read More

Having set off together on November 22, North-powered Jules Verne contenders Spindrift 2 and IDEC Sport completed their circumnavigation on Friday within 5 hours of each other at the finish line… Read More

Spindrift 2 finished a Jules Verne record attempt at 15:01 UTC on Friday January 8th, claiming the second fastest circumnavigation on record. They sailed over 29,000 miles in 47 days… Read More

An IRC Overall Victory was within reach for the Rolex Sydney-Hobart contender Teasing Machine, until the wind completely died off the coast of Tasmania. Nevertheless, they went on to finish… Read More

One of the many early retirements of the 2015 Rolex Sydney-Hobart was race favorite Wild Oats XI, who was vying for her ninth consecutive line honors win. With 31 retirements… Read More

After leading the ‘big five’ out of Sydney Harbor (Robert Oatley’s Wild Oats XI, Andrew Bell’s Perpetual Loyal, Sid Fischer’s Ragamuffin 100, and George David’s Rambler 88), super maxi Comanche… Read More

  “Before the 2015 J/70 North Americans I had crewed on the J/70 for a couple of years and thought I knew it pretty well. Steering is different (not harder) that crewing…. Read More

A storied annual regatta held on iconic Table Bay, Cape Town Race Week wrapped up on 16th December seeing North-powered teams at the front of IRC and Club Racing fleets…. Read More

December 20, 2015

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 18, 2015

2015 Transat Victory List

Recounting the year in sailing, clients of North Sails claimed 13 podium places in the 2015 collection of Transatlantic Races. Once again bringing North to the forefront, offshore teams displayed… Read More

Ft. Lauderdale delivered big breeze and waves for the 11 teams competing at the Melges 32 US Nationals. Jason Carroll’s team on Argo hoisted North Sails 3Di RAW upwind sails… Read More

“Anyone who has been fully immersed in something difficult and consequential understands the mental shift and clarity such experiences can bring.” Imagine a room in your home tilted to one… Read More

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