X-35


In a fleet with some of the world's best sailors you need the worlds best sails.

Report from Swedish X-35 Nationals, Stockholm, Sweden
by Bjorn Osterberg

SWE 8, XIT, won the Swedish X-35 nationals June 6-8, 2015 in Sandhamn, Stockholm. We saw a 10-boat fleet racing in winds in the 16-22 knot range.

Stockholm has a decent X-35 fleet, many of whom sail with older sail inventories. XIT won the regatta with a sail inventory from 2011 (except for their medium jib, which was delivered for this event). All North Sails-powered boats use standard CSD designs and have good boat speed. 

1. XIT North Sails
3. Nautiska Racing North Sails
4. Escape North Sails
5. Swallow North Sails
8. X-dream North Sails
9. NN North Sails

There are 18 boats on the entry list for the 2015 Worlds in Copenhagen 14 - 18 July.
www.x-yachts.se/cups/goldcup/2015

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Report from 2015 X-35 Italian Nationals (May 27, 2015)
by Luigi Rognoni

A small fleet sailed at 2015 X-35 class Italian Nationals in Punta Ala, Tuscany, from 22nd to 24th of May.

Six races out of 8 scheduled sailed in a changeable weather and different conditions: two races the first day saw 15-18 knots of southwesterly wind; two races on the second day had 4-6 kn of westerly wind; two races on the last day were sailed in 10-12 knots of northwesterly wind. ​​

Lelagain, owned by Alessandro Solerio with Branko Brcin as tactician, won the series becoming National Champion for the second time in a row, with a perfect performance of 6 first places, sailing with full North Sails CSD inventory.

Second place for Dolcenera,​ owned by the duo Bisti-Lallai​ equipped with a full North Sails Inventory. Noteworthy performance of VeleRosa, a women crew at their first event on X-35 class, ending in 4th place at just 1 point from the podium, sailing with a partial North Sails inventory (mainsail and spinnaker). It was a challenging competition where teams powered by North sails appeared as the most versatile and faster in all conditions.


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Report from Campionato Nazionale Open X-35
by Michele Malandra

NORTH SAILS-POWERED BOAT WINS 2014 X-35 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

1st - Lelagain (ITA), owner Alessandro Solerio
5th - Dolcenera (ITA), owner Sergio Giuseppini
7th - Babaux (ITA), owner Carlo Arsi

Five races at the Campionato Nazionale Open X-35 held from September 19-21 at the Club Nautico Scarlino. Lelagain's inventory is all North X-35 CSD sails and the team finished 1-1-5-1-1. 

The complete results at  www.marinadiscarlino.it

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Report from Copa del Rey

by Luigi Rognoni

NORTH SAILS-POWERED BOATS FINISH 1,2,3 AT COPA DEL REY

1st - Lelagain (ITA), owner Alessandro Solerio
2nd - Puerto Deportivo Benalmadena (ESP), owner Javier Banderas
3rd - Red Electrica de Espana (ESP), owner Javier Sanz

Eleven races completed in the six days of competition at the Regata Copa Del Rey in Palma, Spain. All race were sailed in fabulous conditions between 9 and 14 knots. It was a 12 boat fleet, all sailing at a great level making competition very intense, up to the last races.

Michele Malandra and I were again onboard of LelagainLelagain's inventory is all North X-35 CSD. The Spanish boats were racing with 100% North sails. In total, five out of twelve boats raced with North sails.

The complete results at  http://www.regatacopadelrey.com

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Report from 2014 X-35 Worlds

by Luigi Rognoni

Fourteen boats from six countries sailed at 2014 X-35 class Worlds in Sanremo, North-West of Italy, from 21st to 28th June.

Nine races sailed in very different and challenging conditions made this event "hard-won" until the last day. Two races the first day saw 23-27 knots of easterly wind; two races on the second day had 18-20 knots of southwesterly wind; two races sailed on the third day had very low and shifty easterly wind and on the last day, three races were sailed in 8-10 knots of westerly wind.

Mr Conte's Giochelotta won the regatta with five 1st place finishes and a complete set of North Sails and Tommaso Chieffi was tactician. Margherita owned by Mr Mazzuccato and tactician Gabriele Benussi ended in 2nd with three bullets and a complete set of North Sails CSD sails

Lelagain, owned by Alessandro Solerio with Branko Brcin as tactician, took third overall with one race won in the series and a full North Sails CSD inventory. Out of nine races sailed, eight were won by North Sails-powered teams and out of fourteen boats participating, seven were fully equipped with North.

It was an exciting competition where boats equipped with North sails appeared as the most versatile and faster in all conditions. The complete results can be found at: http://www.yachtclubsanremo.it

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North Sails' Class Sail Development (CSD) is working harder than ever to serve the X-35. X-35 sails are made with the most advanced materials and manufacturing technology in the industry, and we are constantly working to develop our sails in every way from tuning to manufacture and design...

Bjorn Osterberg is the X-35 class Leader within North Sails. Browse through the CSD site and feel free to contact Bjorn with any questions from tuning to class rules and everything in between. He can also help you find the X-35 expert nearest you!