23 of the world’s best sailing teams gathered in Nassau, Bahamas for the seventh edition of the Star Sailors League Finals. With Olympic medalists lining up with world champions from… Read More

North Sails have released new 3Di jibs for the J/105, updating the popular Mi-4 to the Mi-5 and the Li-5 to the Li-6 to meet the new weight rules set… Read More

This article was published at 0400 on Friday December 6th. At this time, MACIF & Actual Leader had not finished. You can track them here. The 2019 edition of the… Read More

December 6, 2019

Rolex Sydney-Hobart Tool Kit

The Rolex Sydney-Hobart is fast approaching. Does your team have what it takes to take on this 628nm race? Here is what you should know before you leave the dock…. Read More

For many teams, preparing for the Rolex Sydney-Hobart begins immediately after the finish of the previous edition. Here’s what Sarah O’Kane from Shorebase, a logistics company, says is important to… Read More

North Sails has opened a new loft in Lorient, France. The new location will allow the company to welcome a large number of its clients who are based in the… Read More

Sarasota Bay has to be one of the most beautiful places to sail in the country. Its gorgeous blues and greens reflect off the sandy white bottom and a warm… Read More

Preparing successfully to compete in the biggest offshore races requires putting your attention to every detail. When sailing the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race (or a similar race that heads… Read More

Sailing in big breeze can be fun, exciting, maybe stressful, and sometimes expensive when things go wrong. Shortening sail quickly and easily when the breeze comes on is key to… Read More

For the majority of boats racing the Rolex Sydney to Hobart Ocean Races, the crew size will be between 8-16. To get the best out of everyone while racing the… Read More

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 3, 2019

M32 Class Sail Consistency

How does North Sails make sure that the new M32 sails are consistent in shaping? The process starts with the layout. For the 3Di mainsail, each sail is machine-taped from… Read More