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North Sails Ireland, Cois Chuain,

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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…
Storm II Code 2 IRC Jib October 2012
The UK J109 class ran their UK Nationals at the Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Cowes last weekend. Here in North Sails Ireland, we watched this event closely because NSI led the charge in the UK & Ireland J109 sail development…
Rob O'Leary and his crew sailing Dutch Gold won the 1720 Southern Championships
North Sails would like to congratulate Rob O'Leary and his crew sailing Dutch Gold for winning the 1720 AIB Southern areas this past weekend in fine style. Rob is getting a taste for winning with 3Di now and is on…
Rockabill VI laying the finish line flying a 3Di RAW Code 1 jib and 2016 3DL main.
There was more success for Paul O'Higgins' ICRA Boat of the Year Rockabill VI on Dublin Bay tonight, winning Thursday's DBSC race in a brisk northerly wind. I joined the JPK10.80 crew as the North Sails Ireland representative for the…
North Sails Ireland's Maurice 'Prof' O'Connell (pictured to leeward) raced on John O'Gorman's beautiful Sunfast 3600 "Hot Cookie" with Noel Butler, Hannah Linehan, Andrew Irvin and Alan Walshe
Whew! I am just back at base in Dun Laoghaire after the gruelling Fastnet 450 race. Having raced down the East coast, around the Tuskar Rock and the Fastnet Rock many many times, I think this one may have been…

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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