August 17, 2020

Sail Recuts & Alterations

We don’t hear much about sail recutting and alterations, although it is still a big part of the sailmaking world. Because sail fabrics have improved dramatically over the years with… Read More

August 14, 2020

Q&A With Onne van der Wal

Onne Van der Wal’s Pearson 36 didn’t always shine as she does now. Before she was Snoek, she was tired and tangled on her mooring in Newport Harbor. Now, she’s… Read More

We’ve collected all five North Sails IC37 Webinars, hosted by IC37 Class Coach, Greg Fisher, featuring special guests and key experts in the class. Each webinar focuses on something new;… Read More

August 11, 2020

Club Race Tool Kit

Whether you live to sail on weeknights, or save your energy for the weekend, we’ve assembled a collection of articles to help make your next club race the best it… Read More

November 8th, the next edition of the Vendée Globe race is set to start from  Les Sables d’Olonne, North Sails has designed the sails for the ¾ of the IMOCA… Read More

August 6, 2020

Steering Downwind

Steering off the wind, on reaches and runs, requires a coordinated effort between helmsman and spinnaker trimmer. The spinnaker trimmer often has as good a feel for performance as you… Read More

August 5, 2020

How To Improve Your Tacks

The most important element of upwind boathandling is tacking, though every once in awhile an efficient reef or genoa change could also win you a race. Tacking seems like a… Read More

July 28, 2020

Cruising Multihull Q + A

A: Because a multihull does not heel and release the wind load when the pressure hits, multihull sails must be able to handle higher wind loads than monohull sails. This… Read More

Story by Ryan Levinson When I wrote my last Waterlogs post four years ago, Nicole and I were just getting our sea legs after sailing over 10,000 nautical miles since… Read More

After 750 miles, Maxi Edmond de Rothschild screamed across the finish line in full flight off La Trinité-Sur-Mer in Brittany at 35 knots on Tuesday. The 32-meter Ultime trimaran took… Read More

Story by Ryan Levinson For those who don’t know, I have a genetic disease called FSHD that causes my muscles throughout my body to weaken continuously. When I was diagnosed,… Read More

July 21, 2020

Argo Part 2: Setting Off

After years of sailing with his father on board his beloved schooner, Argo, based in Sweden, John Ingvar Ravelius has taken part ownership of the boat, alongside his brother and… Read More