Norths Sails NZ newsletter: Summer 2013/14: Acquistion and Round NI

The Elliott 35 Crusader flies off the start line - Coastal Classic, with North 3Di
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We hope you have been having a fantastic summer. The weather has been perfect for getting out on the water and enjoying your favourite spots.

Things have certainly been hotting up at North! This month we bring you details of the North Sails acquisition by Oakley Capital, Norths own Josh 'BooBoo' Tucker wraps up the Round North Island 2 Handed Race, we look at our local and international classes and their respective regatta's, as well as the latest Superyachts flying 'North' sails.

The Jack Tarr Auckland Regatta is shaping up to be another great event. We will be offering our overnight repair service to all competitors during the regatta so look out for the North chase boat or contact Daniel Bush on 021 225 472.

Enjoy and see you on the water soon,

The team at North Sails NZ

 
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Welcome to North Sails e-News New Zealand Edition. 
 
We hope you have been having a fantastic summer. The weather has been perfect for getting out on the water and enjoying your favourite spots. 

Things have certainly been hotting up at North! This month we bring you details of the North Sails acquisition by Oakley Capital, Norths own Josh 'BooBoo' Tucker wraps up the Round North Island 2 Handed Race, we look at our local and international classes and their respective regatta's, as well as the latest Superyachts flying 'North' sails.

The Jack Tarr Auckland Regatta is shaping up to be another great event. We will be offering our overnight repair service to all competitors during the regatta so look out for the North chase boat or contact Daniel Bush on 021 225 472.

Enjoy and see you on the water soon,

The team at North Sails NZ  
 
Oakley Capital acquires majority stake in North Technology Group
North Technology Group (NTG) is pleased to announce Oakley Capital Private Equity (“Oakley”) has acquired a majority stake in their diverse family of companies. Oakley is an investment vehicle founded by UK businessman and sailing enthusiast Peter Dubens. Utilizing their collective experience, Dubens... Read More >
 
 
2014 Round ‘North’ Island
2 Handed wrap up
With the 2 latest generation canting-keel boats battling it out for line honours, several large performance cruisers, and a great mix of small-medium sized yachts, this year’s Round North Island 2 Handed Race had a very diverse fleet. North Sails were heavily involved, sponsoring the event and having sails on many of the yachts. Roger Hall from North Sails bay of islands drove the North’s Van around the island to do sail repairs...
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For the Record...
North Sails NZ continues to go from strength-to-strength and has delivered some great results of late. Whilst we have always been at the forefront of international competition we are particularly excited about some of our local class results. From January we have already seen many customers win National titles, and there are many more events coming over the next few months!
Traditionally we haven’t made vast amounts of sails for some local classes...
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Norths 3Di technology proving popular with Superyachts
With owners of Superyachts looking for more and more performance out of their yachts, our team have been super-busy building new inventories and updating existing inventories to meet their demands.
We have recently built a full set of 3Di sails for the Dubois 37m Escapade consisting of Main, Genoa, Jib and Staysail. 3Di Main, Yankee and Staysail have also just come off the floor for ‘Sassafras’, along with a new Gennaker and delivery Staysail. Read More >
 
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