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Things to Look for in A Good Sail When Cruising

5th June 2020
A Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 sailing in Narragansett Bay with North Sails 3Di sails A Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 sailing in Narragansett Bay with North Sails 3Di sails

North Sails may be known best for their racing products but what many people do not know is that close to fifty percent of our total global business is actually in cruising sails.

With the genuine trickle down effect from the AC North's unique 3Di product can now be found on more and more cruising boats throughout the world. The same benefits of 3Di that make it a world beater on the race track also make it very suitable as a cruising sail. 3Di durability is well known and the latest range of Ocean 3Di is about to be expanded to cover all sizes of cruising boats. More news to follow on that next week...

3Di Ocean under construction3Di Ocean under construction

Just because you are cruising and not racing you should still expect the very best from your sails. Here at North Sails we have products to suit all boat types and budgets.

North Sails 3Di Ocean Close up under sailNorth Sails 3Di Ocean Close up under sail

Take a look at the link here for a bit more information on what North sails can do for you today!

Please do not hesitate to contact us here at North Sails Ireland with any questions you may have.

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O'Regan's Field
Myrtleville, Cork P43 V997
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Nigel Young

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Loft Manager and One Design Expert, Nigel Young started sailmaking in 1981 in Cowes and opened North Sails Ireland in 2004. He races regularly with Irish clients and has competed in Melges 24s since their introduction into Europe in 1994 and has competed in 18 of 20 World Championships, with his best result of a third overall. Nigel also races Dragons Internationally, RS200s and Yachting World Dayboats.

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North Sails Ireland is operated by Loft Manager and One Design Expert Nigel Young at his Cork Harbour base at Myrtleville. The company specialities include Bend on / Bend off, Canvas, Certified Service, Sail Hardware Upgrades, Sail Inspection / Evaluation, Sail Measurement, Sail Repair, Sail Storage and Sail Washing. Working with Nigel are Maurice O'Connell, Shane Hughes and Richard Marshall.

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