Pier Luigi Loro Piana’s Baltic 130′ Supermaxi My Song takes line honors and sets a new RORC Transatlantic monohull race record, covering a total of 3,000 miles from Lanzarote to… Read More

November 30, 2018

18Ft Skiff Speed Reading

In March 2018, David McDiarmid, North Sails Expert Matt Steven, and Bradley Collins (NZL) claimed the most desired prize in the 18-footer class, the JJ Giltinan Trophy. It was the… Read More

November 30, 2018

Coyote : The Mike Plant Story

A quarter century after American offshore racer Mike Plant vanished, a feature documentary film about his adventurous life has been released to wide acclaim. Plant splashed on to the international… Read More

Giulio Desiderato joined North Sails three years ago after finishing up an Olympic 470 campaign. He’s based in the Carasco, Italy, about an hour east of Genoa. Giulio’s various teams… Read More

November 23, 2018

2018 Route du Rhum Victories

Whether you finish at record speed or simply finish, completing the Route du Rhum is a major accomplishment; one that is met with a rum punch after sailing 3,542 miles…. Read More

November 23, 2018

Glenn Ashby For The A-Cat Win

Winning a World Championship could be considered a once-in-lifetime accomplishment. Not so if you’re world class sailor, and multihull superstar Glenn Ashby, who has won this tenth (!) title in… Read More

November 21, 2018

Video: Flying Scot Sail Trim

We’ve all heard it one hundred times…. “Boat speed is King.” That’s all well and good but how are we supposed to know how to achieve it?? In this video… Read More

It was no surprise to the North Sails team that Vince Brun was inducted into the US National Sailing Hall of Fame, Class of 2018. After winning nine world titles… Read More

Nailing a perfect tack is often the difference between getting that first cross off the starting line, sneaking it in at a weather mark layline, or being able to pinch… Read More

November 16, 2018

Etchells Worlds Speed Reading

Sailing in a 94-boat fleet that’s stacked with past world champions, Martin Hill didn’t have high expectations on his chances of winning the 2018 Etchells Worlds in Brisbane, Australia. But… Read More

November 12, 2018

IDEC Sport Sets A New Record

Francis Joyon has set a new race record and won the 2018 Route du Rhum, in what was the closest finish since the race began in 1978. The transatlantic race came… Read More

As of Friday, November 10th 4:30pm EDT, Sébastien Destreamau, solo-skipper of Alcatraz IT FaceOcean is sitting in 2nd place in the RhumMono division, with 2849.6 miles to go. Keep an… Read More