Long Beach is hands down the best place to race sailboats in Southern California. With sunny skies, warm temperatures and consistent breeze, the 2019 Viper 640 Worlds should be a… Read More

julio 23, 2019

J/111 Worlds Tool Kit

The J/111 Worlds is just around the corner. Is your team ready? This Tool Kit will help. Created just for J/111 sailors, by our J/111 expert team. There is no… Read More

The J/109 North Americans is just around the corner. Is your team ready? This Tool Kit will help. Created just for J/109 sailors, by our J/109 expert team. Pulling all… Read More

North Sails is never satisfied when it comes to making faster sails and offering information to help clients optimize the performance of the sails. With decades of experience sailing the … Read More

North Sails experts have been busy figuring out the IC37 since the first boat became available in 2018. In Volume Four of our class tips, we suggest solutions to some… Read More

junio 14, 2019

Optimist Worlds Tool Kit

Heading to Antigua? North Sails will be there! Our Opti experts put together this guide to help you prepare. There is no better performance test of an Optimist sail than… Read More

Countless times a sailor, coach, or parent asks me, “How do I decide what Opti sail to buy?” The answer involves a number of different factors, some more important than… Read More

mayo 29, 2019

Etchells Worlds Tool Kit

The 2019 Etchells Worlds is around the corner and here’s our Etchells Tool Kit for you and your team with tips and relevant information on sail trim, boat tuning and… Read More

J/22 World Champion and North Sails Expert Zeke Horowitz explains how you can maximize your chances to gain through smart boat positioning on the racecourse. Sailboat racing is all about… Read More

noviembre 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

noviembre 19, 2018

Video: Tacking on a Flying Scot

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

octubre 12, 2018

Understanding Twist

By Bill Gladstone In Upwind Sail Power, we defined the three sources of sail power: Angle of Attack, Depth, and Twist. Now we’ll focus on twist and how it impacts… Read More