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A Renewed Enthusiasm for Fast Keelboat Racing

The IC37 has quickly claimed its position as one of the premier one design keelboat classes in North America. Amongst the many class choices, the IC37, with its one-per-boat limit… Read More

Diaz & Brotons- 2021 Snipe Western Hemisphere Champions

North Sails swept the podium at the 2021 edition of the Snipe Western Hemisphere and Orient Championship hosted by Cottage Park Yacht Club in Boston, MA. Snipe Veteran and a… Read More

2021 Lightning Wild Oyster Regatta

The 2021 Wild Oyster Lightning Regatta was held in Charleston this past weekend with David Starck, Kathryn and Christine Maloney besting 31 other teams in very challenging conditions in Charleston… Read More

New Optimist V-Series Tuning Table

Power your new North Sails Optimist V-Series mainsail for speed following the recommendations on this quick tuning guide. Sail Ties Top 2 mm Middle 2 mm Bottom 2 mm *… Read More

North Sails Shows Versatility and Range at i420 US Youth Championship

October 10, 2021, Camp Sea Gull, Arapahoe, NC —   After 3 mostly grueling days of sailing on the Neuse River in North Carolina, the I420 US Youth Sailing Championship… Read More

2021 Viper 640 North American Championships

The 2021 Viper 640 North American Championship, hosted by Noroton Yacht Club, took place for the first time since 2019. Spanning from October 7th through the 10th, competitors saw a… Read More

Inaugural Viper 640 Women’s North American Championship

Boat speed was the name of the game at the inaugural Viper 640 Women’s North American Championship this past weekend at Noroton Yacht Club in Darien, CT. The background of… Read More

Optimist V-Series: First Look

After nearly two years of development, testing, re-designing and more testing, North Sails is proud to launch the all-new V-Series Optimist sail. We have streamlined our range to three sail… Read More

Sitting Down with Filippo Pacinotti

Filippo Pacinottii’s name has graced the pages and posts of North Sails for several years. Most recently he won the 2021 Melges 20 Europeans, just ahead of December’s class worlds… Read More

You’re On the List at the New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup

The Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup is a unique event that brings together a collection of top amateur sailors from some of the world’s most prestigious yacht clubs…. Read More