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Ireland's "Embarr" with Prof O'Connell on spinnaker trim at US national Championships in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
I am honoured to host a North Sails Ireland 'downwind speed' webinar on Monday, May 11th at 8 pm (9 pm CET) with Five-time Melges 24 World Champion Federico Michetti.  We will be discussing:- Displacement (non-planing) sailing Transitioning to "Bow…
North Sails Ireland Stay Connected With Irish Webinar Series
In these uncertain times, North Sails are pulling out all the stops to stay connected with our customers and friends here. The International Webinar Series is proving incredibly popular and if you missed them on the day you can view…
PPE sewing at Marshall Marine Textiles
Richard Marshall and his Cork Harbour company Marshall Marine Textiles are the Service Arm of North Sails Ireland.  Richard has been at the forefront of PPE supplies to the HSE and is currently working flat out with his small Team in…
North Sails Hosts Webinar On J/111 Performance This Evening
Want to know how to optimise your J/111? Join North Sails experts Seadon Wijsen, Jack Orr, Jeremy Smart and Allan Terhune for a full hour of J/111 performance tips this evening, Tuesday 5 May. The panel will also be taking…
Ireland's Embarr crew at the Melges 24 World Championships
Our North Sails Melges 24 "Upwind Sail Trim" webinar will be on tonight, Monday, April at 8 pm. I am really looking forward to re-connecting with this great class and it also gave me a misty-eyed reason to review these…
Aboard ISORA yacht Windjammer (1st in IRC 2 2019 flying 100% North Sails) with a view of her new 3Di code jib
Here at North Sails Ireland, we are delighted to see our offshore racing community responding proactively to the Cv19 pandemic. The Round Ireland race that's been rescheduled to Aug 22nd will be a highlight in the calendar! Fingers crossed that…
North Sails Ireland-supplied Tour Xi performance cruising sails n action in Strangford Lough on the Moody S31 "Zeelander". See video below.
Here at North Sails Ireland, a large portion of our customer base is made up of a wide range of cruising sailors writes Maurice O'Connell. They range from blue-water sailors who have circumnavigated the globe to coastal sailors who undertake…
Tune into North Sails Webinars
Our North Sails Moth webinar last week was a great success with "Mothies" from all over the world tuning in - including Irish Moth sailors from around the country! The upcoming North Sails Webinar schedule can be found here We'd…
Tom Slingsby
Tom Slingsby has won Olympic gold and numerous world titles in the Laser class. He has won the America's Cup as strategist with Team Oracle USA. Last December, he flew his North Sails 3Di mainsail in a never seen before…
Offshore sailing - how to cope with those long periods of isolation where you can only do so much
Offshore Sailing Guru Casey Smith shares his thoughts on how to remain focussed during long periods at sea in this latest North Sails article. When we get back to racing later in the season this could be really helpful for…
Chris Power Smith's Aurelia with her big gold North Sails spinnaker at the start of the 2019 Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race
Greetings to all our North Sails Ireland sailing friends at home here in Ireland and around the world. All of us are passionate about sailing and we can keep a calm head afloat when things get serious. Please join us…
3Di RAW North Sails on Swan 42 one designs
North Sails have been the market leader in sail technology for as long as I have been sailmaking, and that's a couple of years now! (started back in 1981). When a company like North Sails comes up with something new,…
What is The Difference Between Racing & Cruising Sails?
North Sails colleague and friend Neil Mackley has just written a really nice piece on the difference between racing and cruising sails that I wanted to share with Afloat readers writes Nigel Young of North Sails Ireland Neil has been…
Ken Read and Suzy Leech on the Sunfast 3300
North Sails have recently teamed up with Beneteau in the USA to work together and promote shorthanded sailing writes Nigel Young. Our own company president Ken Read has been leading from the front and getting stuck into this existing segment…
North Sails Ireland & The Sydney Hobart Winner 'Ichi Ban'
It was fantastic to see "Ichi Ban" win IRC overall in the Sydney Hobart race last week writes Maurice O'Connell. I raced this iconic race some years back on the IMX 40 "Nips 'n Tux" and it is a true classic…
ICRA Boat of the Year Rockabill VI
2019 was another fantastic year for North Sails Ireland. Our clients seem to be going faster and faster - for longer writes Maurice O'Connell. Many of you are winning events with our sails that have seen many many seasons use…

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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