North Technology Group has acquired electronics company Sailmon.
Sailmon is known for its displays, data processors, and its community-driven online platform that caters to a wide range of water sports enthusiasts, from kiteboarding through to superyachts.
“This addition represents a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to advancing the sport of sailing,” said Sam Watson, CEO of North Technology Group. “Sailmon’s innovative solutions align perfectly with our vision, and together, we will continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of marine technology.”
Kim Coster, Sailmon MD, added: “Our mission is a perfect fit with the North Technology Group. At Sailmon, our goal has always been to make technology accessible to everyone, regardless of age, gender, skill level, or the type of water sport you enjoy.
“We believe that our products can enhance the experience for everyone, whether you’re striving for success or simply seeking enjoyment with friends and family.”
Sailmon was founded in 2014 by Enno Romkema, ex-CTO of Technolution and Kalle Coster, who took part in the Olympic Games in 2004, 2008, and 2012.
Sailmon’s misson is to leverage the latest available technologies to transform water sports instruments and solutions, making them accessible to every sailor.
North Technology Group dates back to 1957 and is the parent company of North Sails,
Southern Spars, Future Fibres, Hall Spars, Mystic Boarding, North Kiteboarding, and now Sailmon.