Shirley Robertson Sailing Podcast: Ken Read

Shirley Robertson sits down with American professional yacht racing icon Ken Read for a fascinating two-part interview about his illustrious life and career racing sailboats.  Throughout her broadcasting career one of Shirley Robertson's most interviewed of subjects must be US sailing's Ken Read. Currently in the top executive role at corporate

North sails: (Using) the right tools for the job

North Sails

After three decades of development and investment, the North Design Suite is able to produce reliably fast sails, that keep their shape, leading the way in modern sailmaking tools. The legendary figures in the history of sailmaking made their reputations by having a keen eye for recognising what they knew from

North Sails: Torque talk…

North Sails: Torque talk

There are few areas of raceboat technology harder to keep secret than the latest sail designs and engineering solutions. One of the hottest and most publicly visible areas of development right now is perfecting a cable-free headsail that not only goes fast, but that also lasts. There has been a significant

Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal America’s Cup boat builder

Stars & Stripes Team USA reveal America's Cup boat builder

LONG BEACH, CA – January 17, 2018 – Stars & Stripes Team USA, American flagged Challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, today released additional details outlining their boat build and design process. This information comes less than one month after the team revealed, as part of their entry announcement, that construction