North Sails is the global market leader in sails and spars, with strong recurring revenues from the sail replacement cycle and an expansive portfolio of patents.

Investment Year
2014
Sector
Manufacturing
Location
Connecticut, USA
Fund
Fund II
Status
Current

North Sails is the world leader in sailmaking, focused on providing innovative, high performance products such most notably 3Di, the sail of choice on the majority of America’s Cup, Grand Prix, ocean race boats and Superyachts. North Sails also produces and distributes branded sportswear throughout Europe and Asia through its partnership network of 1,000 chain and in dependent stores, as well as through proprietary and franchise retail stores across Europe.

The Group also includes Southern Spars, the world leader in composite spars, rigging and marine components, EdgeWater Boats, a line of high performance outboard sport boats and North Thin Ply Technology, a developer of thin ply carbon pre-preg for non-marine markets such as aerospace.