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When sailing in Newport, the wind will either blow from the North, or we’ll get the trademark Southwest sea breeze. The other wind directions, East and West, are far less… Read More

The Round the Island Race in Cowes, UK is a fun and exciting distance race where sailors from all over the world test their racing skills around the Isle of… Read More

With ideal sailing conditions, the 79th Queen’s Cup was smooth sailing for 140 competitors. An annual distance race from South Shore YC in Milwaukee across Lake Michigan, North Sails Clients… Read More

For the third year in a row, North Sails is proud to sponsor Block Island Race Week. A local favorite to kick-off the summer, one-hundred forty-three boats convened for a… Read More

junio 29, 2017

J/70 Alcatel Cup-Act 3

With perfect sailing conditions, amazing competition, and one of the most competitive J/70 fleets in the world, the 3rd Act of the J/70 Alcatel Cup on Lake Garda was an… Read More

North Sails Ireland’s Nigel Young and his youngest son James, aged 11, raced at this year’s YW Dayboat Week in a boat built by Nigel’s father, Don Young. The regatta… Read More

Long Beach Race Week 2017 was an absolute success with amazing breeze, comfortable warm temperatures, and lots of fun and exciting racing. Winds ranged between 10-24 knots all three days,… Read More

Thanks to the new and growing Newport Thistle fleet and IYAC for hosting.  We spent some time in the parking lot getting boats ready then headed on the water to… Read More

San Diego delivered excellent and challenging conditions for the 2017 Etchells Pacific Coast Championship. Winds from 3-16+ knots were seen over the two-day event sailed on the Coronado Roads. The… Read More

Minnetonka, Minn. (June 23-25, 2017) — Pat Hughes and the Melvin team were crowned A Scow National Champions. Hughes put up an impressive 13 points over six races at the… Read More

junio 27, 2017

Kieler Woche 2017

One of the largest sailing events of the year, Kiel Week is an annual regatta held in the capital of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The event attracts 5,000 sailors on roughly 2,000… Read More

The Dragon World Championships, which happens every two years, was an all-around success this year with nine beautiful days of racing in Cascais. Twenty four teams, representing 18 nations, brought… Read More

In ideal conditions for the Melges 24, the top places in Act 3 of the class’s European Series were taken by corinthian teams, making for a refreshing change for the… Read More

A beautiful weekend in Newport, RI for the 163rd New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta where 131 boats from all over North America came to enjoy sights and sounds of… Read More

junio 15, 2017

Chicago NOOD

The windy city did what it does best! A fun weekend in Chicago for the NOOD regatta where 146 boats came to compete on the cold and shifty waters of… Read More

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