3Di Raw: North Sails’ new sails for pure racers

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3of rawBella Mente tested them this summer during the last Copa del Rey, where Hap Fauth’s hull used as many as four profiles in 3Di Raw. A choice that allowed Bella Mente to stay in the fight for success, which escaped by only one point, until the final day. And to stay with the most recent news, even the newly launched 100-footer
Comanche
, the new racing monster, the 30.5-meter ultratechnological yacht commissioned by tycoon Jim Clark and designed by Guillaume Verdier in collaboration with VPLP Design, had her sails made by 3Di Raw. A certainly ideal platform to see North Sails’ new 3Di Raw technology on the water, the latest addition to precisely the range
3Di
, the revolutionary system for making sails through resin prepreg tapes. The structure remains that of 3Di with theapplication of an ultralight film that saves up to 20-30% of the weight. This type of technology obviously keeps sail durability in the background, prioritizing performance and high-end racing use for very competitive crews and boats. The 3Di Raw is a unique product because it makes it possible to modify every single detail of a sail, right down to a specific ribbon of fabric, made specifically to meet certain technical characteristics through the study of data collected by the V-Spar software. All the information thus obtained is fed into Membrain and Flow, two programs that are pillars of the North Sails Design Suite.

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