The chatter about the 420 Worlds kicked off in the North Sails offices on the second to last day of the regatta. The results coming from San Remo, Italy, looked… Read More

When heading offshore, there are many things to keep in mind that can help you make it to the finish line in one piece. Planning ahead can contribute to your… Read More

Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week is the highlight regatta for Merlin Rocket sailors in England, so much so that the 120 available spaces in the entry list get snapped up… Read More

The Transpac begins this week, with three staggered starts to keep the finish times close. This iconic bluewater classic always attracts a range of programs, from full-on professional teams to… Read More

Nicolas (Nico) Cohen-Addad’s J/122 Jinn captured the attention of the North Sails team in Hong Kong after winning a host of recent regattas, including the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club… Read More

I think if you asked Lowell North, he’d be pleasantly surprised by the growth of superyacht sailing but not shocked that North Sails is the leader in this segment of… Read More

Storm Trysail Club Block Island Race week is always a much anticipated and highly-competitive regatta that attracts a mixed-class entry list from Maine to Annapolis every other year. This year… Read More

For North Sails Cruising Mainsails, full-battens or standard battens each provide different cruising benefits. Here’s a summary of the differences to help you understand which sail type is best for… Read More

Superyacht Cup Palma’s 25th Anniversary Regatta has concluded in dramatic fashion with a first-time entrant, 43m Ravenger taking home their class and the overall regatta win. North expert and Palma… Read More

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

One of the many great things about sailing is the ability to choose how long you want to be out on the boat. Day sailors prefer to sleep on dry… Read More

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