François Gabart now owns a mind-blowing solo record pace. Gabart has broken the Around the World, Singlehanded record a few days shy of one year from Thomas Coville’s 2016 record… Read More

Event one of the J/70 Winter Series at Davis Island was a great success for North Sails clients. With an approaching frontal system, teams were psyched to sail in big… Read More

The Louis Piana Cup, first stop of the 2017-18 Biscayne Bay Etchells Series, started out with a bang for Jim Cunningham and his team of Jeff Madrigali, Mark Ivey and… Read More

Un couple, trois jeunes enfants, un catamaran… et six mois de congé parental pour profiter à fond de la Méditerranée, c’est le projet pour 2017 de Jérôme Aubert, 40 ans,… Read More

We caught up with the skipper of Imerys Clean Energy,  Phil Sharp, on his Class 40 win after completing the Transat Jacques Vabre, the final race of the 2017 Class… Read More

With the support of 6-time World Champion Piotr Tarnacki, North Sails came into Micro class in 2017 with an all new prototype sail inventory which included: – MK-1 Mainsail –… Read More

Vestas 11th Hour’s skipper (and North Sails expert) Charlie Enright stopped by our Newport office on his brief trip home before the start of Leg 3 from Cape Town. We… Read More

décembre 4, 2017

Grand Prix Trend Report

Earlier this month the North Sails Design Team hosted a collaborative Grand Prix racing debrief at the company’s 3D sailmaking headquarters in Minden, NV. Attendees brought a range of expertise… Read More

novembre 29, 2017

Lightning World Championship

Fifty-six Lightning teams from 13 countries gathered in Salinas, Ecuador for the 2017 World Championship. Javier Conte and his teammates, Julio Alsogaray and Paula Salerno of team Argentina captured the 9… Read More

At North Sails, product development and technological innovation have been core functions for 60 years. As we look toward 2018, the company will further solidify its research and development roots… Read More

2018 will see North Sails found a center for Research and Development out of Vannes (France). Experienced designer and department head, Gautier Sergent, explains to BoatIndustry their objectives and philosophy,… Read More

Building on its success with 3Di across grand prix, offshore and superyacht fleets, North Sails has launched a new variant tailored specifically for downwind applications. For the Volvo Ocean Race… Read More