Great breeze and blue skies welcomed forty-one teams from five different nations for the 2018 Melges 24 World Championship held at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Victoria, BC, Canada…. Read More

We’ve all read it a million times from all of the sport’s top performers – “boat speed is king,” “the key to winning consistently is boat speed,” “you have to… Read More

With over 100 boats and 560 sailors registered, the 2018 Cedar Point One Design Regatta provided great competition for many one design classes in the Long Island Sound waters. Connecticut… Read More

For those of you who have never been to Kittery Point Yacht Club in New Hampshire, it is one-of-a-kind. On the border of Maine and New Hampshire, sitting on the… Read More

The J/70 is a relatively new class and the learning curve is still very steep for all involved. Here are a few basic tips that can help when trying to… Read More

June 5, 2018

Grand Prix Station

Auckland holds a special place in the heart of sailing. Known as New Zealand’s yachting hub, this urban city’s affinity for the waterfront has welcomed premier sailing events to its… Read More

Nigel Young, One Design expert and founder of North Sails Ireland, talks about the development of the Mermaid class: On the 19th June 2018 an email landed into my inbox… Read More

May 30, 2018

J/70 North Americans

Sailing on a lake at nearly 6,000 feet of elevation in the middle of Mexico is not the normal kind of venue that comes to mind when racing a J/70… Read More

May 30, 2018

Together With MACIF

Note: article was originally published by MACIF in French and republished in English with their permission. www.macifcourseaularge.com Whether they are partners or suppliers, many people work in the shadows alongside… Read More

The French offshore market was as fervent as ever when the North Sails loft in Vannes opened its doors in 2004; the Vendée Globe was in full swing, Jean-Luc Van… Read More

The second event in the Melges 20 European Circuit took place in Scarlino, Italy. With light to medium winds across the weekend the thirty-one boat fleet completed seven races. For… Read More

The North Sails S-4 Stealth Paper Tiger Mainsail has dominated almost every event in the Paper Tiger Grand Prix Regattas in the 2017/2018 season in New Zealand. The wins also… Read More