Jonathan Bartlett
  Jonathan Bartlett© Meghan Sepe
Jonathan Bartlett has worked as a sales consultant at the North Sails Annapolis loft since 1984, he is an adept and competitive sailor who has been racing for more than 40 years. Bartlett has been active in several one-design classes including the Snipe, Star and Penguin classes.

While working for North, Bartlett has specialized in sails for various classes, including J/80, J/30 and J/35, Farr 30 and Beneteau 36.7, as well as the handicap fleets in the Annapolis area (28-50 ft).

Jonathan is a seven-time winner of Key West Race Week, including victories in 2012 and 2013 with Robin Team's J/122 Teamwork. He has won Block Island Race Week five times and has won the MORC Internationals twice with longtime North Sails customer John White. Bartlett also helped Jim Sagerholm and crew on board Aunt Jean clinch the 2000 and 2011 J/35 North American Championships.

A former member of the Severn Sailing Association Board of Governors, Bartlett recently finished a three year term as Fleet Captain at the Annapolis Yacht Club. When he is not selling sails or racing with clients, he enjoys racing Penguins with his two daughters.


Will Keyworth
  Will Keyworth© Meghan Sepe
Will Keyworth, a native of Annapolis, MD, has been in the sailmaking industry for 30 years, and began working for North Sails in 1991. Throughout the years, Will has been involved in every part of sailmaking, from design and fabric selection to the creation of the finished product, and has analyzed the sails in action on everything from dinghies to maxi boats and the America’s Cup.
Currently, along with his normal day to day responsibilities as a partner in our Annapolis office, Will is the North Sails CSD class leader for the J/105 class. Will has been successful managing sail development for the class, with multiple J/105 North American Championships wins using North Sails designs.
Will's sailing resume is quite varied, "I began in 1957 sailing Penguins in Jr Fleet, then Jet 14’s and Chesapeake 20’s, at 18 years old I won the Star districts, did the Star NA’s as crew in 1968 and continued on to sail in the Hampton OD Class."
Top Sailing Accomplishments:
2nd Chesapeake Bay Junior Champ 1968
Class winner at Block Island Race Week, Key West Race Week, Atlantic City Race Week, CBYRA Race Week
J-35 North America Champion
J-30 North American Champion 3X
3rd Corel 45 World Champs
Montego Bay Pineapple Cup Winner (Farr 70 Challenge America ex The Card w/ Teddy Turner Jr.)
Chesapeake Bay MORC Champ
Annapolis Race Winner Overall
12 Meter World Championships winner 3X Classic Division
Chesapeake Bay J29 and J35 overall Championship
When he's not sailing, Will enjoys riding motorcycles with his wife and two sons and exploring the Maryland countryside. His other hobby is photography, noting that time on the bike and on the water lends itself to some great photo opps!


Larry Leonard
  Larry Leonard© Meghan Sepe
Veteran sailmaker and world class sailor Larry Leonard joined North Sails in August of 1997 and works within the Performance Resource Group for the world's largest sailmaker. Leonard, who co-founded Leonard Sails with his father after graduating from college in 1976, and later founded Quantum Sail Design Group, brings more than 30 years of experience to the North Sails team.

Leonard's role within North Sails' Performance Resource Group includes working on special projects, providing ongoing customer service and support and consulting with both the design and technology departments.

Leonard has raced in nearly every major regatta and distance race worldwide, including the 1987 America's Cup in Fremantle, Australia, where he was mainsail trimmer and sail designer for America II. Leonard and his team at Sobstad Chesapeake helped build and design sails for Bill Koch's 1992 America's Cup winning team America3 and the Whitbread Ocean Race Winners Yamaha (Whitbread 60) and Endeavour (Maxi) during the 1993-94 Around the World Race (now known as the Volvo Ocean Race.) 

"Larry is widely respected within the sailing industry and has always aspired to excellence," said Will Keyworth (Annapolis, MD), Sales Manager of North's Chesapeake Loft. "He is also a very talented sailor and has been a great addition to our team."