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New North Sails 3Di Wardrobe Puts Local Sailors to the Fore in Cork Harbour

15th October 2020
Prince of Tides, the Grand Soliel 37 Prince of Tides, the Grand Soliel 37 Photo: Bob Bateman

Sailmaking is a very enjoyable career and it offers a great opportunity to sail all types of boats and meet all sorts of interesting people.

April 2021 will mark my 40th year in the industry and over that time I have had the privilege of sailing with some really cool people in some amazing locations.

One of my favourite things is to work with teams that are really keen to learn and get the very best out of their boats and sails at any level.

Prince of Tides with North 3dI sailsPrince of Tides racing in Cork Harbour Photo: Bob Bateman

One of these teams that have just started working with North Sails is Prince of Tides, the Grand Soliel 37.

The link below will take you to their story told by Frank Caul and John Molloy.

They were interviewed just recently by our marketing team and you can read their story here.

I hope you enjoy the read.

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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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