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The overall winner of Howth Yacht Club's Wave Regatta was Therese and Colm Bermingam's Bite The Bullet
Hi everyone, North Sails Ireland is just coming up for air from a tremendous WAVE Regatta in Howth. It was a hugely successful event for us, and we are delighted and grateful to you all. Check out Annraoi Blaney's beautiful…
North Sails NPL Xi TOUR self-tacking furling jib on Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 490
Hello everyone, Lovely weather, wasn't it for the past few days? You might be surprised to hear that over 50% of our business is in cruising sails. Here are some lovely pictures of our wonderful cruising clients' sails in action!…
The new J/99
Hello everyone, I am just back from coaching at the Etchells Worlds in Fremantle, Australia, so I am just coming up for air and wanted to share some news about North Sails Ireland. It's always an exciting time for us…
North Sails Ireland is proud to have been a part of Swuzzlebubble's journey in winning the ICRA Boat of the Year Award!
North Sails Ireland is thrilled to congratulate the Swuzzlebubble team, led by the father and son duo of David and James Dwyer, on winning the prestigious ICRA Boat of the Year Award for the 2023 season! This remarkable achievement is…
Nigel Young of North Sails Ireland onboard Black Seal at the Club Swan 36 European Champion 2023
Here at North Sails Ireland, we are blessed with having two of the best sailors in the country on our Team. Maurice O’Connell or “Prof” as most of you know him and Shane Hughes who is also running the North…
A Jeanneau 349 using RENEW, a North Panel Laminate (NPL) sailcloth for cruising boats from 25 to 45 ft. The new cloth was launched at the 2024 Dusseldorf Boat Show on Tuesday, January 23rd
A belated Happy New Year, everyone. We hope you are all safe and sound from Isha and survived recent storms, Isha and Jocelyn! I am bringing you some wonderful news from our North Sails product development teams. At the Dusseldorf…
North Sails BLACK FRIDAY - 10% Off On One Design Sails - This Week Only
FAST sails simplify tactics and make everything easier! Flying Fifteen sailors Niall and Nicky Meagher powering upwind with their North Sails FR-3 and NXG-3 genoa Photo: Maurice O'Connell / North Sails North Sails has powered thousands of one-design victories; this…
15% off on North Sails One Design Sails - Last Day Today
One Design racing can be the toughest arena of them all - every tiny mistake is punished, and boatspeed is KING. FAST sails help simplify tactics and make everything easier! North Sails has powered thousands of one-design victories, and this…
Next season starts now. For a limited time until October 31st, save 15% on all Inshore One Design sails. Unleash your performance potential with North World championship-winning sails. To dominate the competition - Go North. Terms & Conditions: Promotion is…
Chimaera in 2016 flying her first North Sails 3Di RAW mainsail and 3Di RAW Code 1 jib - still in use today for club racing
Victory was hard fought for Barry Cunningham and his team at the J109 National Championship on Dublin Bay last weekend. The team felt they underperformed in Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta so it was fantastic for this one to go their…
Ireland's Cillian Dickson, Ryan Glynn, Marcus Ryan, Louis Mulloy and Sam O'Byrne won the J24 Europeans on
Huge congratulations to Cillian Dickson, Ryan Glynn, Marcus Ryan, Louis Mulloy and Sam O'Byrne for winning the J24 Europeans on "Headcase" over the weekend. Tremendous stuff, guys! Here's what trimmer Sam O'Byrne had to say after the event:- "We are…
A35 Final Call flying her North Sails 3Di mainsail and HELIX Code 2 jib in the 2023 Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta
It’s been another fantastic season so far for North Sails and our wonderful clients. On the inshore racing side, we’ve had podium successes this summer across almost all the classes at the Sovereign’s Cup in Kinsale, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire…
Peter Dunlop and Vicki Cox's J109
I thought I'd compose this little piece in light of the amazing pics, blogs and videos of the initial few hours of the 50th Fastnet Race last week. It looked EPIC! I am not sure we have permission here to…
WOW! What an event! Fair play to Regatta Director Paddy Boyd and the amazing VDLR team for putting on an amazing show. It was the breeziest event I remember in Ireland for a long time. There were many, many tired…
Hi everyone, I am just coming up for air after a fantastic Sovereign's Cup at Kinsale Yacht Club. KYC always puts on a fabulous show, and certainly, on the first two days, the weather didn't disappoint! Well done to Regatta…
1st in Spin 1 ECHO at the Axiom Spring Series in Kinsale - The Jones family's
Congratulations to all the class winners at the recently concluded Axiom Spring Series in Kinsale. Kinsale YC ran a really lovely series of races with some difficult conditions and some magnificent sailing to finish off the regatta this past weekend.…

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.