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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:37:24 GMT
APS New Zealand Dock Party kicks off summer  -  BYM News (press release)
Over the two week holding period the 2016 Men's PWA Wave World Champion will be decided with Alex Mussolini (RRD / RRD Sails) the only man now capable of stopping Victor Fernandez's (Fanatic / North Sails / MFC / Shamal Sunglasses) march to the ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 17:51:34 GMT

Matteo Iachino champion of the world for first time in career  -  International Sailing Federation
... Iachino triumphed on three occasions - firstly in Ulsan, South Korea before claiming further success in Hvide Sande, Denmark and Sylt, Germany and with no wind in France there was no chance for Pierre Mortefon (Fanatic / NorthSails) to deny the ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:25:51 GMT

North Sails will launch a 3D molded windsurfing sail  -  SurferToday
"It is really America's Cup technology. It is not fake. All regular windsurfing sails are two-dimensional, segmented shapes. But this one is completely 100 percent molded, which means it is an entirely 3D shape," reveals Raoul Joa, sail expert at North ...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 02:36:49 GMT

2016 Campbell Cup - Roy Disney wins fourth year in a row  -  Sail World (press release)
Roy Disney and his Andrews 68, Pyewacket, team won their fourth straight Campbell Cup regatta this weekend while Greg Heidt and his Farr 40, Grooverderci, team took first place honors in their class in this event sponsored by North Sails and hosted by ...
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 22:07:30 GMT
Sailing J/88s Faster- North Sails' Vince Brun  -  J/Sailing News (blog)
Don't matter how well the crew perform, the rig is set, the sails trimmed, or the helmsman skills, a clean and smooth bottom, will have a huge impact on the overall boat performance. For this reason, I always make sure that my boat bottom is as good as ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:06:54 GMT

North Sails Store Will Open 2nd US Retail Location in Newport on October 17th  -  What'sUpNewp
North Sails, a world wide leader in sail making who already calls Newport home of their world headquarters, will open its second US retail location in the heart of Newport at 172 Thames Street (formerly A Christmas To Remember and Potter & Co.) on ...
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 17:38:30 GMT
Mercedes-Benz Sylt PWA Grand Slam  -  BYM News (press release)
At the start of the day, Gollito knew that he would need to defeat Vrieswijk twice in order to regain the world title, but first of all he had to earn the right to face Vrieswijk again, which he duly did by defeating Adrien Bosson (Fanatic / NorthSails ...
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:14:19 GMT

The Data King  -  Sailing World
These are the issues always on the mind of Mike Marshall, North Sails' resident telemetry-testing geek. Over the past year, he's been refining a testing system that doesn't have the supercomputers the America's Cup guys get to crunch the numbers with.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:27:35 GMT

North Sails Pays Tribute To Late Terry Kohler  -  Afloat
North Sails is now the exclusive sail supplier for the Volvo Ocean 65. As a graduate of MIT, Kohler – who bought the company from Lowell North on the latter's retirement – saw the potential in marrying the latest technology with tried-and-tested deck ...
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:07:07 GMT

Eight Bells: Terry Kohler  -  Cruising World
Kohler bought North Sails from its founder, Lowell North, in 1984, and immediately set about advancing the technology of sailmaking. Under his guidance, North Sails created the 3D molded sailmaking system that is the standard in high-performance sails ...