The Express has been the number one Swedish one design class ever since the class was launched in 1979, and sailmakers from North Sails have been involved in the class from the very beginning. Over the last ten years the class has grown in neighboring countries: Norway, Denmark, Finland and also in Northern Germany

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Mainsails

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Express XT-8 Mainsail

A powerful design which has proven to be very easy to trim to top speed. With this mainsail, you use plenty of backstay tension when flattening the sail as the breeze picks up. This in turn gives automatic forestay control to the jib. It comes with two full-length top battens (Light and Medium/Heavy).

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Express KV-5 Mainsail

All-Purpose

New for 2018 season, the KV-5 is an all-purpose Mainsail, built from hard tempered Dacron. It was used to win the 2017 Norwegian Nationals. This sail is very quick and easy to trim to varying wind speeds. This sail matches perfectly with the RE-7 Jib.

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Headsails

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Express GS-1 Jib

This is a powerful jib with a generous foot skirt. This sail is designed to be trimmed on the forestay, giving the sail extra area in lighter winds. It is designed to compliment the XT-8 Mainsail.

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Express RE-7 Jib

New for the 2018 season, this cross-cut Dacron Jib is designed to compliment the KV-8 Mainsail. It was used alongside the KV-8 mainsail to win the 2017 Norwegian Nationals.

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Spinnakers

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Express VTR-2 Spinnaker

The VTR-2 Spinnaker is a designed especially for a running race course. With the girth at class maximum and a ‘jumbo foot’, this sail has plenty of power. It is manufactured from 0.6oz nylon and comes in standard white.

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Express Class Experts

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Theis Palm

Herlev, Danmark
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Henrik Ottosson

Gothenburg, Sweden
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Henrik Terjesen

Oslo, Norway
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Pål Berntsen

Oslo, Norway
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Martin Angsell

Stockholm, Sweden
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Markus Koy

Hamburg, Germany
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