December 3, 2021

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

December 1, 2021

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

Power your new North Sails Optimist V-Series mainsail for speed following the recommendations on this quick tuning guide. Sail ties can be adjusted in the range of 1-5mm in light… Read More

The Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) departed Le Havre, France on Sunday Nov 7th, and there are four classes currently racing toward the finish in Martinique. This biennial event is a… Read More

  With the end of the 2021 52 Super Series season circuit behind us, North Sails experts and designers are now gathering feedback from the teams and learning from their… Read More

November 13, 2021

J70 Monaco Winter Series #1

With 15 nationalities represented and 40 teams, Act 1 of the 9th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series set the tone for the 2022 season this past weekend. With the J/70 World Championship… Read More

On 7 November, the toughest and longest-running two-handed transat sets off for the Caribbean from Le Harve, France. Alternatively known as “the coffee route,” the biannual Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV)… Read More

Every other year, in late Autumn, there’s a race so exciting that it captures the hearts of the offshore sailing world: the Transat Jacques Vabre. The doublehanded sailing event brings… Read More

The 2021 Swan One Design Racing season concluded in a sprint to the end of the season. The Swan One Design Nations Trophy in Palma de Mallorca was quickly followed… Read More

October 29, 2021

2021 Mar Menor Cup Preview

The GC32 foiling catamarans will line up November 3rd for the fourth and final event in 2021 at the GC32 Mar Menor Cup. This grand finale represents the first time… Read More

Path is the latest superyacht from the Baltic Yachts. The 44.6 meter Judel/Vrolijk designed superyacht launched in Spring 2021 and was most recently displayed at the Monaco Yacht Show. For… Read More

The IC37 has quickly claimed its position as one of the premier one design keelboat classes in North America. Amongst the many class choices, the IC37, with its one-per-boat limit… Read More