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  • Match Racing

    Match Racing compresses the thrills of fleet racing in the crucible of a one-on-one competition. Learn the special techniques of match racing while you hone your boat handling, speed, and tactics skills. Learn all about it with North U.

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  • Racing

    Sailboat racing is a complex endeavor drawing upon a broad spectrum of skills. Accelerate your growth in every facet of your sailing and racing with North U.

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  • Racing: Boat Handling

    To race well you must first sail well.  North U training in Boat Handling will turn your crew into a team.  You can’t implement your tactics until you can tack, reef, set, jibe, and douse on command.  Our video library, books, online training, and private coaching will get you ready to race and win.

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  • Racing: Rules

    You can’t play the game if you don’t know the rules… North U Rules training takes the myth and mystery out of the rules so you’ll know your rights, obligations, and tactical options in every situation.  North U Rules training features David Dellenbaugh and Dave Perry.

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  • Racing: Sail Trim

    Bicycles, bobsleds, sailboats: It doesn’t matter what you race; you’ve got to be fast to win. If you race sailboats, then North U is the place for you. We’ve been making the world’s fastest sails since 1957, and we founded North U in 1980. We don’t just know fast, we know how to teach fast with books, videos, online training, seminars, clinics, and private coaching. Let us accelerate your racing!

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  • Racing: Tactical Software (Expedition)

    The information age is hitting sailing full force. Today's top racers (and cruisers) use expedition software to optimize racing strategy and boat performance on the fly (while also compiling data for later analysis).

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  • Racing: Tactics

    When your boat handling is second nature and your boat speed second to none, then tactics will win you races.  Most situations offer just two choices: Keep going or turn (tack or jibe), and yet it seems so complicated.  North U Tactics programs give you the tools to know your options and make best choices.

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  • Sailing & Cruising

    Better, safer, faster sailing and cruising comes with experience.  Learn from experience: North U Sailing, Cruising, and Seamanship programs give you the benefit of learning from our mistakes.  We offer seminars, online training, books, and private coaching that will push you up the learning curve.

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  • Weather

    Your sailing, cruising, and racing success depends on the weather.  You’ll sail better, faster, safer, and with more confidence when you understand the weather. Learn how to parse forecasts to your sailing and how to compare forecasts and observations.  See the future with North U Weather training…

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