Yacht Racing Forum announces three-year partnership with North Sails


North Sails, the world’s leading sailmaker, joins the Yacht Racing Forum as a Partner. The brand will be represented by its President Ken Read and other North Sails experts on November 28-29 in Malta.

The Yacht Racing Forum is pleased to announce a three-year partnership with the world’s leading sailmaker North Sails. President Ken Read and other North Sails experts will represent North in Malta.

“We are proud to join and support the Yacht Racing Forum,” commented North Sails President Ken Read. “This forum gives us the opportunity to meet with the world’s leading classes, events, teams and yacht clubs through one event. The new organizers of the Forum have a long-term vision, and they are determined to organize a great event. The international yacht racing community needs a Forum to showcase its products, to network and debate, and North Sails’ looks forward to our participation.”


The Yacht Racing Forum 2016 will take place on November 28-29 at the prestigious Grand Hotel Excelsior in Malta. The annual conference and exhibition aim to deliver important ideas and concepts in areas that affect everyone in the yacht racing industry, such as the business, organizational and planning aspects of the sport; design & technology and, for the second time, the role Risk Management plays in the structure of the sport.

The 2016 Yacht Racing Forum will attract 300 people in one place at one time to do business and meet future clients: yacht clubs, athletes, sponsors, event organizers, designers, technical suppliers and anyone involved or just interested in yacht racing.