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North Sails & Sea Bags Launch North American Sustainability Partnership

Sea Bags, the Maine-based designer and manufacturer of bags, totes and accessories made from repurposed sails, is pleased to announce a partnership with North Sails, the sailmaking industry leader. The… Read More

Behind the Scenes: North Sails Palma

This episode of Behind the Scenes steps into the North Sails loft in Palma and highlights our team working in one of the world’s biggest sail lofts. North Sails Palma… Read More

What Is The North Design Suite

In this episode of What Is we show you how our designers bridge the gap between concept and reality using the powerful North Design Suite™. The concept is founded on… Read More

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

‘How To’ Video Series with Bouwe Bekking

We’ve teamed up with our friends at X-Yachts and are excited to release an all-new ‘How To’ video series aimed at every type of cruiser. All seven videos are now… Read More

First Impressions of the Helix Furling Gennaker

I’ve been fortunate to serve hundreds of cruising multihull sailors in the past 20 years, often with downwind sails designed to eliminate the terrible feeling of performance loss when these… Read More

The Difference Between a Spinnaker and a Gennaker

Like the Spork (a combination of spoon and fork), the name gennaker came from combining two very different sail types into one: a genoa and a spinnaker. Unlike the spork,… Read More

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