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North Sails is the world’s leading sailmaker for one-design classes with more National, World and Olympic Class victories than all other sailmakers combined.


One Design race results are a culmination of many years working behind the scenes: sail design; material selection; on the water testing; and developing accurate class tuning guides. Add North Sails speed and support to your next regatta.

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new optimist sail

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

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

Basile Gautier est originaire de Haute-Savoie et a grandi en Bretagne. Il est arrivé il y a trois ans chez North Sails en tant qu’apprenti alors âgé de 16 ans…. Read More

I had the good fortune to sail with a great young team at the 2021 US Nationals led by Mike Marshall. He put a great crew together and it reminded… Read More

Consacré vainqueur du Pro Sailing Tour cette année, l’Ocean Fifty Leyton a confirmé son leadership sur ce championnat grâce à une combinaison de facteurs gagnants. North Sails s’est entretenu avec… Read More

Having claimed victories at the 2021 Moth Italian Nationals and Foiling Week, both Jensen and Slingsby are at the top of their game in the class. Learn from this panel… Read More


2021 Victory
Dragon - Régate Internationale National Open
Gery Trentesaux
1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9*, 10
2021 Victory
Snipe - Western Hemisphere Championship
Augie Diaz & Barbie Brotons
1, 2, 3
2021 Victory
Thistle - Great Pumpkin Regatta
Paul Abdullah
1, 2, 4, 5*, 6, 8, 9, 10
2021 Victory
Lightning - Wild Oyster Regatta
David Starck
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
2021 Victory
420 - US Youth Championship
Thomas Sitzmann and Luke Woodworth
1, 3, 4, 5
2021 Victory
Y-Flyer - Annual Gilbert Beers Regatta
Paul Abdullah
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