Winning Shields One Design Sails You Can Trust

Sail durability is key in the Shields Class, but you don’t have to trade speed to get it. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal spinnaker for your sailing style. Combine those with your trusted North mainsail and jib, and feel the performance of your Shields.

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Shields NEWS

In this webinar, North Sails experts Zeke Horowitz and Brian Hayes explain and demonstrate basic rules according to the US Sailing «Racing Rules of Sailing». Using a whiteboard, Zeke re-creates… 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

The first two minutes of a race is arguably the most important. Those first two minutes will define where you start on the line, and how much space is around… Read More

The 2017 Buzzards Bay Regatta and J/70 Corinthian National Championships saw a great turn out for its 45th year with 141 crews competing on a variety of sail-powered boats and… Read More

Shields Results

2021 Victory
US Nationals
Robin Monk
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
2015 Victory
Nationals
Ted Slee
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
2016 Victory
Nationals
1*, 2
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Shields CLASS EXPERTS

Shields Class Experts

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Brian Hayes

Steelpointe Harbor, Connecticut Brian.Hayes@northsails.com
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Ched Proctor

Steelpointe Harbor, Connecticut ched.proctor@northsails.com
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Will Welles

Portsmouth, Rhode Island will.welles@northsails.com
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Tim Healy

Portsmouth, Rhode Island tim.healy@northsails.com
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Tim Dawson

Portsmouth, Rhode Island Tim.Dawson@northsails.com

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