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North Sails Waterlogs

Gautier Sergent is a behind the scenes force within the North Sails family and the name attached to many of our sport’s most influential projects. He is our Head of… Read More

Tom Fortner lived most of his life in Prescott, Arizona, but set his sights on moving to Florida to buy a boat and begin his next life adventure. He took… Read More

RL Sailing Team 2020 North Sails

October 18, 2020

Finding the Figaro Formula

Kenneth Rumball has been sailing since he was a toddler with his parents, making a name for himself in dinghies and then adding a number of impressive offshore miles to… Read More

The Vendée Globe is a race exclusively reserved for the IMOCA, a 60-foot monohull machine built for racing. The open rule gives the naval architects great freedom of design when… Read More

Prince of Tides North Sails 3Di Endurance

October 9, 2020

The Prince of Tides

Frank Caul and John Molloy, sail out of the Royal Cork Yacht Club and together own Grand Soleil 37, Prince of Tides. Frank comes from a cruising sailing background, and… Read More

The Vendée Globe was born in November 1989. It began as a daring challenge launched by a group of 13 sailors, including French navigator Loïck Peyron. For the skippers who… Read More

October 2, 2020

Foiling Is the New Frontier

Many of today’s flying creations are conceptualized as pure foiling boats, which means they don’t have restrictions that impede the designer’s vision of the best way to foil. The evolution… Read More

On the starting line with some of the top sailors in the world, Josie Gliddon is making a name for herself in the Moth class, and encouraging other women to… Read More

Kevin Escoffier is one of 33 skippers participating in the 9th edition of the Vendée Globe. After several years as a design office manager and crew member on various ocean… Read More

September 25, 2020

Connecting Kiting and Sailing

It wasn’t flashy imagery or action sports videos that got Steve Calder, North Sails designer, interested in kiting. His love for the sport began when his son decided he wasn’t… Read More

September 24, 2020

Spotlight on Park City Sailing

In the Wasatch Mountain Range, the team at Park City Sailing has created a sailing haven, where people from all backgrounds, in all stages of life, have experiences and make… Read More

September 20, 2020

The Story of Argo: Part III

Read Part I and Part II. Ingvar Ravelius had a dream when he was 24-years-old that he wanted to build his Opal 46, Argo, and sail around the world. 10 years… Read More

September 10, 2020

Keeping Up With Charlie Enright

Charlie Enright is a busy guy if he’s not gearing up for The Ocean Race learning his new IMOCA platform, he’s spearheading a sustainability campaign or collaborating with his team…. Read More

September 9, 2020

Trusting In North

Bill Kneller is passionate about getting on the water. For the past 17 years, he has been working hard to optimize his sailing programs and working closely with his sail… Read More

September 3, 2020

Doublehanded Teamwork

Balancing team members’ strengths is a vital part of taking on double-handed offshore sailing. After days offshore as a pair, with Ken Read as skipper and Suzy Leech as tactician… Read More