The 3Di sailing technology designed and promoted by North Sails has finally made its debut in the Melges 20 class.
The 3Di technology will be a standard fit that you will find in the Melges 20 class. This is the commitment that North has towards the sailors with advanced sails. It is a technology that will help all sailors looking for a better water experience.
The North Sails 3Di™ Technology will help in making sails using just fiber and adhesive and there is no need of the Mylar film for the string sails anymore. There is the use of an automatic tape laying system that gives the designers perfect control on the placement and orientation of the items needed within the sail.
Tim Healy, the President of North Sails One Design, said that they have come out with a bespoke tape layout for Melges 20 class making use of the North Sails 3Di RACE. The smaller boats will be making use of the Aramid/Dyneema sails. Continue reading “North Sails 3Di™ Technology Makes Its Debut”