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North Sails - Four Lessons Learned From The America's Cup - Immediate Benefits for Irish North Sails Clients

30th March 2021
North Sails were used in the recent America's Cup finals and Prada Cup Challenger series finals
North Sails were used in the recent America's Cup finals and Prada Cup Challenger series finals Credit: ACE / Studio Borlenghi

Here at North Sails Ireland, we feel blessed to be associated with the larger North Sails team that designed, manufactured and delivered the sails used in the recent America's Cup finals and Prada Cup Challenger series finals.

We are lucky to be able to reach out in person to these NS colleagues and pioneers at the very top of our sport - such is the benefit of having a truly "flat" organisation.

The "Trickledown" effect is evident really quickly. An example will be some Helix load-sharing 3Di headsails that we will be delivering this season for Irish IRC clients.

Please click on the link here to hear from North Sails Head Of Design And Engineering JB Braun debriefing our "Cup" takeaways.

Sail FAST folks!

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LOFT INFO

Cork

Cois Chuain
O'Regan's Field
Myrtleville, Cork P43 V997
 353 0212061769

SPECIALITIES

Bend on / Bend off, Canvas, Certified Service, Sail Hardware Upgrades, Sail Inspection / Evaluation, Sail Measurement, Sail Repair, Sail Storage, Sail Washing

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09:00 – 17:30

Wicklow

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Leinster A63DT26 Ireland
0838103539

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Shane Hughes

One Design Expert, Sales Person
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Maurice O’Connell

One Design Expert, Sales Person
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Maurice O'Connell

About The Author

Maurice O'Connell

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Maurice 'Prof' O'Connell is a partner in North Sails Ireland. He is also a professional sailor, sailing & life/business coach and sailing media analyst/commentator.

In 2018 he again won his class in the Round Ireland Race and in 2019 finished 2nd in the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race - 10 years after he won it!

Also in 2019, he was providing expert commentary and analysis in studio for the SSL Star Europeans in Garda, Italy and SSL finals in Nassau.

Full bio here.

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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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