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Back to His Roots: Drew Mitchell Returns to Nova Scotia Sail Operation

After many years away from Nova Scotia, veteran sailor Drew Mitchell has returned home to run the North Sails Atlantic loft. North Sails prides itself on its sail production method, which stands apart from its competitors by doing away with the standard lamination process that most racing and performance sails undergo. Instead, North Sails builds their sails from 70 per cent fibre and 30 per cent resin, according to Mitchell. “The benefit of that is that you’re building the sail up ...