The Etchells class is one of the most prestigious one-design classes and North Sails has a dedicated team that sails the boat so we can offer our customers the fastest sails. Boats powered by North Sails have dominated the past several world championships. As sailors move to stiffer mast sections, our Etchells team can help you figure out which mainsail will suit your mast best.
Light-Medium | Wind range: 0-14 knots
The LM-6R Full Radial light-medium jib was used by the winning team at the 2018 Worlds. The LM-6R is developed to suit the current trend of inboard sheeting and using a straighter forestay. It performs best in winds up to 14 knots.
Light-Medium | Wind range: 0-12 knots
The MAL jib was used by Iain Murray to win the 2019 Worlds. It is a very deep sail that enjoys aggressive in-haul sheeting and using a straighter forestay. The MAL jib features a cross cut design and performs best in 0-12 knots.
Medium-Heavy | Wind range: 14+ knots
This Cross Cut Medium-Heavy sail with a radial head is a two-time World winning model. This sail best performs in 14+ knots. The LM-2HR is is an easy to trim jib and a popular choice with many teams.
Wind range: 0-8 knots
The AUS VMG uses minimum weight Contender Superlite fabric which provides a softer finish and less bounce than the standard AirX VMG spinnaker. Designed for very light winds, the smaller upper girths propels the boat in light airs. Recommended for big fleets and choppy conditions.
Etchells Skirted Deck Cover
The ultimate cover for your Etchells. Easy and quick to put on. Designed for use with mast up and boom resting on aft deck. Installs tightly to keep water from puddling. Webbing with adjustable buckle closures go under the hull to keep this cover tight and neat. Cutout with zipper opening allows you to get into boat without completely removing cover. Made out of Weathermax, a high breathable and water resistant fabric.
Etchells Keel Cover
Protect the keel of your Etchells when taking it on the road, or on long term storage. The keel cover is made out of Weathermax, a high breathable and water resistant fabric.
Etchells Rudder Cover
Protect the rudder of your Etchells after sailing, when boat is sitting at the parking lot. The North rudder cover is made out of Weathermax, a high breathable and water resistant fabric.
Etchells Mast Cover
Protect the mast of your Etchells while traveling with your boat.
Etchells Boom Tent Cover
Simpler, lower cost alternative to the full deck cover for the Etchells. This cover installs over the boom to keep dust and debris out of the cockpit with the mast up. Quick and easy to install. Attaches to boat/trailer with shockcord and hooks.
Etchells Transom/Stern Cover
Designed for Etchells that are trailered stern forward. Keep bugs and debris off your boat on your next road trip. Slips easily over transom with mast down and ties down tightly to trailer.