|Premium Paneled 400 and 480 sails are a preferred choice for cruising boats from 40 feet to Superyachts, delivering high performance and easy handling around the bay or around the world. |
Made with Dyneema* (or equivalent) laminates for low weight, high strength and extremely high stretch resistance, Premium Paneled 400 & 480 sails are nearly perfect for high performance cruising sails. Perhaps more importantly for the offshore sailor, Dyneema also delivers unequaled resistance to wear from creasing and flex plus excellent UV resistance. Radial construction also contributes to superior shapeholding. Premium Paneled 480 sails feature carbon fiber reinforced Dyneema laminate.
Premium Paneled 400 & 480 sails are designed for cruising boats 40 feet to SuperYachts and can be specifically optimized for performance cruising, class racing, handicap rules or rating rules. 400 sails are also available with North's Gatorback™ diagonal X yarn reinforcement for additional shapeholding resulting in race level sail performance suitable for a long life at sea.
- High performance laminated Dyneema fabrics
- Light weight combined with low stretch for superior shapeholding
- Superior flex and UV resistance for extended sail life
- Radial paneled construction
Which upwind sail is right for you?* Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, produced under the trademark Dyneema® or Spectra®.
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North Dyneema* laminates combine low stretch, light weight and high resistance to flex fatigue and UV. They are also available with North Gatorback™ X-yarn reinforcement for additional shapeholding.
Premium Paneled 480 Dyneema* laminates feature additional warp direction carbon fiber and special off-axis reinforcing fibers for race-level performance and long-term shapeholding.