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The Stuff AC75s are Made Of

In the high speed, high stress world of the America’s Cup, keeping the beast in one piece is clearly a big challenge, reports Matt Sheahan in Seahorse Magazine. Structural attachments that require an adhesive bond need a strong yet toughened epoxy adhesive to...

Six Factors of Perfect Upwind Headsail Trim

It’s not news that headsail trim is more than just pulling on sheets. Quantum’s Chris Williams details the six important factors needed to get perfect headsail trim for the conditions. There are six main variables to consider in headsail trimming: sail choice, sheet...

The Diffene Beetween Racing Sails and Cruising Sails

North Expert Neil Mackley explains what to look for when it comes to Performance, Design, and Materials People with sailboats use them in many ways, but broadly speaking we define them as either cruising or racing. Cruising might be an hour-long daysail, with only one...

What Are The Best Sails For Club Racing?

North Expert Tom Davis lays out your Inventory Options   For some sailors, “club racing” means a casual jib-and-main evening race aboard a well-stocked cruising boat carrying roller furlers and its anchor and chain in the bow. For others, it means a...

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