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Cruising Multihull Q + A

A: Because a multihull does not heel and release the wind load when the pressure hits, multihull sails must be able to handle higher wind loads than monohull sails. This… Read More

LIVE UPDATES: THE 2021 TRANSAT JACQUES VABRE FINISH

The Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) departed Le Havre, France on Sunday Nov 7th, and there are four classes currently racing toward the finish in Martinique. This biennial event is a… Read More

Seeing Your Design Work in Action

On 7 November, the toughest and longest-running two-handed transat sets off for the Caribbean from Le Harve, France. Alternatively known as “the coffee route,” the biannual Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV)… Read More

Sailors Gear Up for the Transat Jacques Vabre

Every other year, in late Autumn, there’s a race so exciting that it captures the hearts of the offshore sailing world: the Transat Jacques Vabre. The doublehanded sailing event brings… Read More

#NSVictoryList: 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race

It’s been a busy couple of days in the English Channel, with the Rolex Fastnet Race bringing the sailing world to life for the 49th time. For North Sails President… Read More

Gear to Conquer Offshore Sailing

The Gitana Team, an offshore racing stable founded in 2000 by Ariane and Benjamin de Rothschild, has announced its selection of North Sails Performance clothing. North Sails Performance is the… Read More

Team Actual Aim for Victory at the Rolex Fastnet Race

After an ankle injury that required a few weeks onshore to recover, French Brittany-based skipper Yves Le Blevec is eager to get back on the helm of his trimaran Actual… Read More

Sodebo Ultime 3 is Rolex Fastnet Race Ready

Sodebo Ultim 3, a latest-generation boat skippered by Thomas Coville, will line up at the start of the Rolex Fastnet Race against the other Ultimes. The sailing team includes Thomas… Read More

Ultime Edmond de Rothschild Back to Defend Fastnet Title

The winner of the previous Rolex Fastnet Race, the Maxi Edmond de Rothchild is back to defend her title. In 2019, the trimaran led by Gitana Team beat François Gabart’s… Read More

The Battle of the Beasts at the 2021 Rolex Fastnet Race

Three incredible speed machines are making their final preparations before the start of the Rolex Fastnet Race this Sunday;  Rambler 88, the new ClubSwan 125 Skorpios, and the MOD70 Argo…. Read More