Among the tools most commonly used by North Sails designers are the Membrain and Flow modules, which apply wind pressure to a sail’s surface and calculate the load forces created…. Read More

Newport, RI (April 11, 2017) – North Sails is pleased to extend its global network to a new location in Charleston, South Carolina. With the addition of local experts John… Read More

A well known Southern California sailor, John Harrop spends his days off the water practicing as a licensed paralegal. His Flying Tiger 10m Justice was recently fit with a new set… Read More

It was in the early 1990’s when the moniker “King of the South” became attached to Ched Proctor in the Lightning Class. By then Ched had been making waves in… Read More

Lowell North diverged from the traditional, artistic approach to sailmaking by closing his eyes. Lowell listened to the numbers. Historically, sailmaking depended on the eye of the craftsman, who drew… Read More

The Lightning Midwinters ended Saturday with four races in windy conditions of 15-22 knots on beautiful Biscayne Bay in Florida. The Coral Reef Yacht Club race committee, led by Jane… Read More

Day one of the winter champs began with a front that brought NW breezes in the 8-12 knot range and built throughout the day to 22+ knots. The fleet successfully… Read More

The J70 Winter Series is composed of 3 events between December-February with one overall series winner. We asked Bruno how he prepares for events like this, and how it contributed… Read More

The San Diego NOOD was an all around success. Beautiful conditions gave sailors the opportunity to enjoy the fresh west coast air and all the things southern California has to offer…. Read More

The final day of racing in the St Barth’s Bucket Regatta reminded competitors of the spectacular sailing conditions that keep them coming back to this island haven every year. In… Read More

Combining unprecedented experience and heritage in the class, North Sails is the leading sailmaker of the J-Class fleet. Reinforcing the relationship further, this year North Sails also becomes the Official… Read More

Bacardi Sailing Week is a wrap in Miami, Florida! Onsite support from North Sails Regatta Services included pre-event practice days and post-racing debriefs for select fleets. The event kicked off early… Read More