ONE DESIGN Nouvelles

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

The 2018 West Marine J/70 World Championship may have been one of the most competitive and best attended one design events yet. Eastern Yacht Club welcomed 91 teams from 18… Read More

Zeke – Our team first sailed together at the 2016 J/22 Worlds in Kingston which was our first event as a team and my first time ever skippering a J/22…. Read More

Twelve teams battled throughout the weeklong J/111 Worlds in Breskens, Netherlands, where big-breeze speed was the key to success. Martin Dent and his team on JElvis scored nine straight bullets… Read More

juin 27, 2018

Kieler Woche 2018

Kieler Woche, the world’s biggest sailing event attracted roughly 4,000 sailors from 50 nations for the nine-day event in Northern Germany. Entries range from ORC, to Olympic Dinghies, to paralympic… Read More

Sixty-nine boats met in Vigo, Spain for the 2018 J/70 European Championship. The heavy North-Westerly Atlantic winds came in full force, making for a beautiful week with exhilarating planing conditions…. Read More

North Sails one design experts met in Newport, RI for a three-day collaboration featuring North’s exclusive two-boat testing system. Attendees brought a range of expertise, from sail experts to sail… Read More

Great breeze and blue skies welcomed forty-one teams from five different nations for the 2018 Melges 24 World Championship held at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Victoria, BC, Canada…. Read More

We’ve all read it a million times from all of the sport’s top performers – “boat speed is king,” “the key to winning consistently is boat speed,” “you have to… Read More

The J/70 is a relatively new class and the learning curve is still very steep for all involved. Here are a few basic tips that can help when trying to… Read More

mai 30, 2018

J/70 North Americans

Sailing on a lake at nearly 6,000 feet of elevation in the middle of Mexico is not the normal kind of venue that comes to mind when racing a J/70… Read More

The second event in the Melges 20 European Circuit took place in Scarlino, Italy. With light to medium winds across the weekend the thirty-one boat fleet completed seven races. For… Read More

The North Sails S-4 Stealth Paper Tiger Mainsail has dominated almost every event in the Paper Tiger Grand Prix Regattas in the 2017/2018 season in New Zealand. The wins also… Read More

  Teams from Slovenia and Sweden secured the 470 European gold medals in Bougas, Bulgaria this past week. In the Men’s division, Anton Dahlberg and Fredrik Bergstrom dominated the event… Read More

North Sails Viper expert Zeke Horowitz caught up with Peter, Rachel and Simon for a quick interview to learn what worked for them including their trick of switching drives when going… Read More