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North Sails Ireland, Cois Chuain,

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

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Sarah Robertson with her new GN-1B genoa in her garden
A Happy New Year everyone from all of us here in North Sails Ireland! Fingers crossed that the next few months will see a brighter future for us all and our sport that we love. Here at North Sails we…
Emirates Team New Zealand powered by North Sails 3Di
Season's greetings everyone! The "trickle-down" effect is well known in other industries, and sailmaking is no different. Just before Christmas, North Sails Ireland attended our North Technology Group global virtual conference for our team members and affiliates around the world.…
Andrew Craig, Mark Pettit and Brian Mathews winning the Dragon South Coast Championships in Kinsale in 2011
Andrew Craig had been a leading competitor in the Dragon class in for many years. As well as competing in the championship circuit in Ireland, "Chimaera" has represented Ireland overseas at many European and World Championship events. It was in…
2020 gave North Sails the opportunity to start a new operation in Newcastle, Co Wicklow close to the biggest sailing centres in Ireland
I am delighted to share the latest report from Shane Hughes and our North Sails service team here in Ireland. 2020 gave us the opportunity to start a new operation in Newcastle, Co Wicklow close to the biggest sailing centres…
North Sails Black Friday Deal Ends Monday, Nov 30
Dear One Design Sailors We have been booking lots of orders on the Black Friday deal and we wanted to remind you that this offer ends on Monday the 30th Nov. This is your very last opportunity to make a…
North Sails Saving on One Design Sails
Calling all One Design Sailors, this is your last opportunity to make a nice saving on the World's Fastest One Design Sails in 2020. If you have been promising yourself an early Christmas present then now is the time! Check…
Light air sail set-up session on the Beneteau 31.7 After you Too on Dublin Bay in July 2020
Greeting sailors from North Sails Ireland. It's too early to say "seasons greetings" but we're not far off it! Much has been written about 2020 to date. So let's add to it by reflecting on and acknowledging the wonderful achievements…
Cracker looking sharp with her 3Di sails
North Sails 3Di is leading the way on more and more race winners in Ireland. Working with Royal Cork's Denis Byrne and the crew of the Trapper T250 Cracker has been a rewarding experience watching the crew develop and improve…
A record of six women is included on the 33 skipper roster for the Vendée Globe 2020
This year's Vendee Globe is going to be a fascinating race to follow. North Sails have been working with the IMOCA Class for many years now and all of the hard work and effort is paying dividends with seventeen of…
Kenny Rumball at the helm of the RL Sailing Figaro 3, with its North Sails 3Di set-up
Rookie Kenny Rumball competed in his Figaro debut this autumn, reaching as high as 15th in the third stage in the notoriously tough French solo marathon event that saw the Dubliner end up 33rd from 35 starters overall. It marked the first…
North Sails Vendee Globe Video Series in Six Episodes
As fans gather for the Vendee Globe Race and to be captivated by the next generation of IMOCAs, North Sails has produced its own video series on the solo non-stop round the world race. The series is narrated by one of…
Prince of Tides, the Grand Soliel 37
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…
Winning MoJo team (L-R) Conor Cleary, Aaron Jones, Pat O’Neill, Shane Hughes
With the current Covid restrictions and other protocols in place, credit must be given primarily to the RstGYC, Jonny O'Dowd and the Irish J80 class for putting the event together and running it in compliance with these regulations. A fleet…
One Design Savings From North Sails Ireland
North Sails Ireland are pleased to announce that our Seasonal Savings promotion has started for all of our One Design Classes. Now is the very best time to order your race-winning sails ready for the 2021 season. For more information…
1st Overall Nick Walsh, Rob Brownlow and Eddie Rice
Whilst we were all heading up to Blackrock on Saturday the National 18 Class were holding the Irish Nationals from the RCYC. Reduced numbers this year due to our friend C-19 but no let-up in the racing. Talking to some…
Prince of Tides crossing the Cove to Blackrock finish line
North Sails Ireland clients demonstrated the power of 3Di at the weekend in the Cobh to Blackrock Race taking a clean sweep across all the classes. In fact, we had performance in depth with the top two boats in each…

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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