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North Sails Ireland, Cois Chuain,

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

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JB Braun is the North Sails Director of Design and Engineering and one of the world’s leading sail designers. His designs have won the America’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race, as well as Olympic medals. JB Braun loves making sailboats…
Win this North Sails Ireland holdall worth €75  in our free to enter competition below
North Sails Ireland is giving away one of its famous holdalls in this free to enter competition with Afloat.ie.  THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED The new holdall is part of the new North Sails Tech clothing range that celebrates 60 years of…
The biennial Regata Chiloe is one of Chile's most important regattas
Shane Hughes of North Sails Ireland left the cold Irish weather and the Northern hemisphere behind and headed south to Chile to compete in the biennial Regata Chiloe, one of Chile’s biggest and most prestigious regattas based around the beautiful…
Looks slippy! A lovely contrast of snow on the decks of the wooden Dragon owned by Ron & Julie James in Cannes
There's an unexpectedly icy welcome for the Dragon fleet in Cannes, this week where the 'Beast from the East' is making its presence felt earlier in the South of France than it is in Ireland.  Unseasonably low temperatures and high winds…
For the C600 this year, Fogerty took delivery of a North Sails 3Di offshore mainsail for BAM!
Last week's RORC Caribbean class winner Conor Fogerty, skipper of the Jeanneau Sunfast 3600 BAM!, has given a thumbs up to his new sail wardrobe from North Sails Ireland. The race was very windy with Fogerty, the Irish Sailor of the…
Conor Fogerty’s Bam! flying her North Sails A5 kite
#NorthSails - New Volvo Irish Sailor of the Year Conor Fogerty has hailed North Sails Ireland’s role in his offshore success. Following his award win last Friday, the Howth Yacht Club stalwart said: “North Sails have been a part of…
2018 sees North Sails completes a ten–year move from 3DL string laminates to 3Di 'moulded composite sail structures'
The beginning of 2018 marks a milestone for North Sails as the international sailmaker completes a ten–year transformation from 3DL string laminates to 3Di moulded composite sail structures. It's a development that North Sails Ireland chief Nigel Young says is…
Scroll down the page for a 'Starting Strategies with Mike Marshall' vid from North Sails
The first two minutes of a race is arguably the most important. Those first two minutes will define where you start on the line, and how much space is around you to accelerate. This makes starting one of the hardest…
North Sails Designer Talks Inventory For New Mark Mills One-Design Class
#NorthSails - On the North Sails website, sail designer Mike Marshall outlines the development of North Sails’ 3Di inventory for the new Melges IC37 class. When his design team were notified that North Sails would be the official sailmaker for…
3Di NORDAC is a familiar-looking white sail, boasting stronger, smoother, longer lasting shape, and priced to compete within the cruising market.
North Sails 3Di NORDAC, already recognised as game changing cruising technology, has claimed yet another coveted prize. The revolutionary polyester sail, designed for small to medium sized cruising boats, was yesterday announced as a winner of SAIL Magazine’s renowned Pittman…
3Di NORDAC is a breakthrough polyester sail built with North Sails unique and patented 3Di technology
North Sails, the worldwide leader in sailmaking technology is pioneering a revolution in Dacron sailmaking. For thousands of years, sailcloth has been made by the ancient process of weaving fibers into a finished material. For over 60 years, Woven Polyester…
The World Championship winning Melges 24 team that included Prof O'Connell.
Maurice O'Connell of North Sails Ireland will give a talk in the Royal Irish Yacht Club tomorrow night (Fri 12th Jan) on "The 'Embarr' Journey to winning the Melges 24 World Championship"  that recounts his 2016 victory with RIYC skipper…
Stella Blue helmed by Steve Benjamin won the 2017 Etchells Worlds in San Francisco with the help of North Sails’ expertise
#NorthSails - As previously reported, North Sails celebrated a record-smashing year for offshore yachting titans competing with its 3Di performance sails. But clients of the sailmaker — with a longstanding base in Myrtleville, Co Cork — also had a big…
Francois Gabart and his MACIF, sailing with North Sails 3Di, took the outright solo around-the-world record last month
#NorthSails - North Sails Ireland is looking back on a record-breaking year in 2017 for the global sailmaker's offshore clients, all of whom were using its 3Di performance sails. Last January, Armel Le Cleác’h sailed Banque Populaire VIII around the world…

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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