Glenn Ashby, world class sailor and multiple multihull world champion, has teamed up with North Sails to develop and market the Glenn Ashby Signature Line of multihull sails for the A-Class, Taipan, and Tornado. The skipper of Emirates Team New Zealand brings his design history and expertise to develop the signature line of sails that will be based on the current Ashby Sails models.
“I am really looking forward to an exciting future working with North Sails and have complete confidence in continuing to provide our worldwide customers and friends with the highest quality personalized products. The Signature line of sails will utilize proven winning designs as a base for new development utilizing the ultimate in technology and product quality.” Glenn Ashby
The Glenn Ashby 2018 model designed for high speed sailing, with much attention being paid to the bottom loading of the sail and twist profiles. The overall depth, the entry and exit angles have been optimized to support the sail through a large range of conditions and a variety of mast setups. The Decksweeper 2 is recommended for sailors over...
The Decksweeper 2F is designed to be a little flatter than the Decksweeper 2. It is recommended for all sailors using the 14 & 15 un-tapered Fibrefoam masts and for sailors under 78 kg using either the DNA tapered Fibrefoam or the Saarberg masts.