06 April 2017

Oakley Capital's Vision for North Sails, The Modern Sail Loft (video)

Oakley Capital's Vision for North Sails

Video above published Mar 27, 2017: Hear from businessman, sailing enthusiast, and Oakley Capital founder Peter Dubens as he explains his vision for North Sails from the company’s first ever Global Sales Meeting. Oakley Capital is an investment vehicle that acquired North Technology Group in 2014.

North Sails has become the world’s leading sailmaker through a commitment to superior performance, technical innovation and elevating the sailing experience for all of our customers. Founded in 1957 by Lowell North, North Sails is the largest division of North Technology Group, a family of leading marine branded and complementary companies. Learn more at NorthSails.com

The Modern Sail Loft

Video above published on Nov 19, 2015: Take a look inside North Sails’ UK sail loft based in Gosport, on the southern coast of the UK, housing a number of global departments under one roof. These include Superyacht finishing andsail production for One Design and North Sails 3Di. NorthSails’ European flagship facility, the loft enables North Sails to remain at the forefront of sail technology, innovation and manufacturing. Gosport is the first loft in the world to specialize in superyacht sails, and it’s gigantic raised floor – measuring 1,950m2 – is the largest ever built..

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