May 29, 2017

North Sails 3di Nordac3Di NORDAC is a breakthrough and innovative polyester sail built with North Sails unique and patented 3Ditechnology. Marrying traditional materials with modernmanufacturing processes, the product is targeted to the mass cruising market, specifically small to medium sizedcruising boats.


3Di NORDAC will be available for sale as of June 1, 2017.North Sails believes the new product holds the potentialto revolutionize the cruising market and extend thebenefits of 3Di technology (better, longer lasting shape and durability) to the wider sailing community at anaffordable price.

CONTEXT: THE 4TH REVOLUTION IN SAILMAKING


With a rich heritage of excellence, North Sails strives to innovateand push the boundaries of technology and materials in order todeliver superior performance. The first revolution in sailmakingcame in 1955, just before Lowell North founded North Sails, withthe introduction of synthetic Dacron sailcloth. Forty years later,North Sails delivered the second revolution when the companymastered 3D sailmaking, ensuring precise and longer lasting sail shapes. 2010 saw the introduction of North Sails 3Di, a compositeapproach to sailmaking known for advanced resistance tostretch and superior durability with the use of Thermoset glue(vs. Thermoplastic). In 2017 we’ll see the fourth revolution as 3Di
NORDAC merges 3Di technology with Dacron material.

To learn more, visit: https://northsails.com/sailing/

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This 4 day course is designed for the marine professional with at least 3 – 5 years’ experience working with marine electrical system design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards. The successful certification candidate should have some familiarity with ABYC electrical standards.

When: December 11-14, 2017.

Where: Ontario, Canada
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