The International 420 is one of the most popular junior classes around the globe. With our worldwide contacts and design input, we continue to help refine the racing sails for top performance.
Our Blue Ribbon Line of 420 sails is designed for college or high school teams that demand the ultimate in durability. While these sails are not class legal for C-420 Class Association events, this line does allow unlimited customization to cover the branding requirements of each fleet.
The M-11 Mainsail is a further development of our M-7 design. It has a deeper top and middle to make it powerful to suit heavier weight crew and provides the sail with more twist, allowing you to sail lower and faster in waves with great acceleration. This is a great sail choice for heavier crew and sailing in waves and...
2018, 2017 Worlds
This new design has a deeper bottom-middle shape than other 420 mainsails. Combined with a balanced shape in the top section, that makes trimming easier. We've also added curvature down low to improve performance in vang-on conditions, when high boom-vang tension adds mast bend down low. Easy to trim with good acceleration in a range of conditions. Designed by North...
High School/College/Club Sailing Blue Ribbon sails are designed with performance and durability in mind. This main is easy to trim and set up and will handle the demands of high school/college sailing. Constructed out of North Sails exclusive 7.2 oz. NorDac. The Blue Ribbon sails do not comply with the International 420 Class Rules.
All-Purpose | 2017 Worlds
The J-12 jib has been updated with a straighter exit straighter and 3 battens to stabilize the leech, which improves power and increases the leech area. Carbon battens are used for minimum weight and maximum durability and performance. Designed by North Sails Japan.
Advanced Trimming | 2018, 2017 Worlds
The New J-13 jib features a pretty flat entry and straighter bottom exit, good for tight windward sheeting and good for pointing. This sail is recommended for experienced crew, advanced trim. Designed by North Sails Japan.
Based on our popular 470 design, this spinnaker performs well on both runs and reaches. It has the largest projected area of all our 420 spinnakers, and the depth is balanced from top to bottom to make trimming easier. Since the sail itself is a little flatter than the S-05, you can play the spinnaker pole height to stabilize it...