North Sails One Design is proud of its long association with Snipe sailing and the Snipe class. One of the most traditional classes in one design racing, our sail designers are dedicated to making the fastest and best Snipe sails.
Snipes powered by North Sails have won the Worlds, Europeans, North Americans, WH&O Championship, and many National titles all over the world.
The CB-2 is designed to the same luff curve as the SW-4 mainsail. The increased luff curve suits more vang-sheeting in overpowered conditions, the flatter top works well in flatter water. This sail will suit lighter crews in stronger winds. The CB-2 was used to win the 2017 World Championship. Designed by North Sails Japan
The SW-4 is a powerful mainsail which is slightly more full than the PR-3. This sail is designed as an all purpose sail with an emphasis on moderate and heavy air. The SW-4 is deeper in the bottom compared to the PR-3, but twists easily to make the sail very forgiving to trim, especially in choppy conditions when the boat...
Wind Range: 0-12 knots | 2019 North Americans!
The PR-3 is based on the former PR-1 Japanese design, which has a flatter bottom and fuller top. Its performance in light winds was a lot quicker than the previous standard Snipe designs, and we spent over six months in development and speed testing to extend its valid wind range up to 12 knots. The PR-3’s performance allows sailors to achieve consistent speed, and it is...
2019 North Americans & 2017 Worlds!
Designed by North Sails Japan, this jib is the perfect fit for any sail inventory. It is constructed with radial panels in the head and foot with three cross-cut panels in the middle. Using two different types of sail cloth helps us create the highest performance and longest lasting jib on the water. The R3-LM gives the Snipe a wide groove that...