When Lowell North left an aerospace engineering job in 1957 to establish North Sails, he didn’t realize he was starting a company that would soon become the global leader in… Read More

The Interlakes Chiefs Regatta, hosted by Leatherlips Yacht Club, brought challenging conditions to the 19 teams participating. Sailing on the damned Scioto River in Columbus Ohio, Nate Ireland held on… Read More

We’re weeks away from summer in the Northern Hemisphere and getting back out on the water is a top priority. But, as we start to gear up, have you been… Read More

Sailboat sails fall into two main categories: 3Di sails (sails built on a 3D mold) and paneled sails (sails built on a flat surface). While the 3D mold vs. 2D… Read More

We are excited to get back out racing again, and we wanted to reshare some of our favorite articles and webinars before you head to Annapolis for the J/70 North… Read More

May 2, 2021

What Is 3Di?

In episode four, we’re here to explain North 3Di– the most advanced sail technology available exclusively from North Sails. Over the last five months, North 3Di has made some of… Read More

The 2021 Bottoms Up Regatta was held this past weekend at Jordan Lake in North Carolina near Raleigh/Chapel Hill. It was a one-day event and with the forecast calling for… Read More

You can imagine the future or you can be a part of it. Lowell North decided to be a part of it– and lead it. When he started North Sails,… Read More

With the help of smarttune load sensors from Cyclops Marine, North Sails One Design Expert, and J/70 World Champion Charlie Cumbley explains how the dynamic balance of upwind performance hinges… Read More

For over 40 years the North Sails Lightning team has supported the Lightning Class and Lightning sailors by not only delivering designs that have dominated circuits all over the world… Read More

Clients Dougall and Jaz Love are co-owners of the Rapido 60 Trimaran, Romanza, but their sailing backgrounds couldn’t be more different. While Dougall is more of a racer, Jaz is… Read More

After waiting two years since the last edition of Charleston Race Week, the VX One fleet was ready to leave it all on the water in the 2021 edition. Twenty-five… Read More