For London 2012, WB-Sails made a big research & development effort, mostly centered on Star sails. With the Star out of the Olympics, our R&D focus between 2012-2016 has been much on the Finn, but also on the 470. These two are the only Olympic classes left for which independent sailmakers are still allowed to design sails.
Two Olympic medals is a nice result for any sailmaker. And yet, it was so close of getting even better…
A peak inside a professional sailor’s mind during an important race. The author, Jonathan Lobert, is an olympic medalist, and both European Champion and Silver medalist in World Championships in 2017. I write here to share my feelings during the Medal Race of the Finn Gold Cup, which was held in Balaton, Hungary in September…Details
Have you ever wondered of getting into the sailmaking business? Well, after doing it for living for almost 40 years, I thought I could share some insights on sharing your life with a sewing machine.