Winning the Star Class World Championship is the holy grail of one-design keelboat racing. The classic 23-foot one-design class was launched in 1911, and has since attracted generations of highly… Read More

Opti sailors all over the world are competing for a chance to sail at the premier IODA Optimist Worlds in Thailand and the European Championship in Bulgaria this July. The trials… Read More

abril 27, 2017

1986 – 12 Metre Worlds

In early 1986, a series of races were held off of Fremantle as a precursor to the 1987 America’s Cup. Dubbed the 12 Metre World Championship, a dozen syndicates competed… Read More

North Sails teams finished 1,2,4,5,7,9,10 in Portoroz, Slovenia for the first event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series. A fleet of 33 entries from 15 nations showed great representation from all… Read More

Charleston Race Week 2017 saw 213 boats registered, which made for a fun and exciting week of racing! The J/24, J/70, and Melges 24 fleets were the largest this year with a… Read More

Our Optimist specialist Derek Scott caught up with Seb Menzies for a quick interview after winning all four New Zealand Ranking regattas and the Nationals championship. Seb used the North Sails… Read More

The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Easter Challenge is an annual event on the Solent off of Cowes, UK. North Sails is proud to sponsor the regatta and was thrilled… Read More

In 1997, North Sails designers and software engineers were given a mandate: to create a package that could model the forces of sailing, specifically those above the deck. What ensued… Read More

Spending a week on the island of Saint Barthélemy for the Les Voiles regatta is a not-to-miss opportunity. Keeping the competition level high and the ‘island feels’ strong, the sailors are… Read More

Twenty eight teams descended upon San Diego Yacht Club to participate in the West Coast version of the Etchells Mid-Winters.  After the great team at SDYC got everyone checked in and… Read More

A short video-interview with Maria Perello  

Among the tools most commonly used by North Sails designers are the Membrain and Flow modules, which apply wind pressure to a sail’s surface and calculate the load forces created…. Read More