Azzurra was crowned 52 Super Series champions when they bested the fleet in the final series act in Menorca last week. Alberto Roemmers’ Azzurra, helmed by Guillermo Parada and tactician… Read More

Brian, congratulations from all of us here at North Sails One Design on your second place finish at the just completed J/70 Worlds in Sardinia! You have been sailing the… Read More

North U is hosting the Leading Edge Optimist Clinic on November 2nd and 3rd in conjunction with the Southeast Champs, Nov. 4-5th. Hosted by Key Biscayne Yacht Club in Miami… Read More

North Sails would like to congratulate North Technology Group President, Tom Whidden, on his induction to the U.S. National Sailing Hall of Fame. Among many accomplishments throughout a lifelong career… Read More

septembre 14, 2017

Road to the J/24 Worlds

Take some notes with Tim Healy, Will Welles, and John Mollicone on the fastest techniques for upwind and downwind sailing in the J/24. Crew weight placement, trimming techniques, and catching… Read More

septembre 14, 2017

The New R5 Optimist Mainsail

Designed by the North Sails dinghy experts in Japan, the R5 is the perfect addition to North’s « R Series » Radial Optimist sails. The R Series was designed to deliver unparalleled… Read More

North-powered clients reap benefits of 3Di sail development at Melges 32 season finale in Cala Galera The Melges 32 Worlds welcomed 17 boats from seven nations to Cala Galera, Italy…. Read More

North Sails sail designer and Lightning legend, Ched Proctor has devoted many years and thousands of sailing hours perfecting fast Lightning sail designs. The “King of the South”, a nickname… Read More

Twenty nine teams including World champions, Olympic medallists, America’s Cup sailors and many other talented sailors, raced in typical Southern California light-medium conditions for the Etchells 2017 North American title…. Read More

The 2017 Melges 20 Nationals started off with a bang with 22 teams from six nations arriving in Newport, RI for the last U.S. event before the World Championship in… Read More

170 Snipe sailors from 16 countries flocked to Real Club Nautico de La Coruña in Spain for the 2017 World Championships. Sailors were challenged in a three-race qualifying series, which… Read More

From light to heavy conditions, the new J-6 jib has been tested and proven to hold its own as the leading tool for all-purpose abilities. The top 3 teams at… Read More