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Upcoming Events Winter 2021 features Advanced Racing Tactics, Performance Racing Week XX, Learn the Racing Rules 2024 and more.

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  • Tactics Seminar Eugene

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you’ll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules.

    – Sunday, April 24th, 2022
    – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr
    – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time
    – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air
    – Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing
    – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics

    Eugene Yacht Club
    26126 Bangs Road,
    Junction City, OR 97448

    Registration fee includes a simple lunch.

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

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  • St Thomas USVI – March

    The North U Performance Race Weeks are
    FEBRUARY 6-10 and MARCH 6-10, 2023

    We all really enjoyed the course and it met/exceeded all of our expectations. I strongly suspect that you’ll see at least a couple of us back next year and we already have others who want to join!


    Join us for our 7th season of North U Performance Race Weeks at the St Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

    Two sessions will be offered: February 6-10 and March 6-10, 2023.
    Looking to sign up for the February clinic? Click here

    Each clinic runs Monday to Friday. You’ll enjoy 5 days of racing instruction including a combination of on-the-water training and races, shoreside seminars and video review. with a coach on board helping you master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s.

    Register early (Risk Free) to hold your spot. These clinics sell out.

    North U Risk Free Pre-Registration
    COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

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  • St Pete Performance Race Week

    Performance Race Week!

    March 27-31, 2023
    St Petersburg Sailing Center, St Petersburg FL

    North U’s Performance Racing Week offers five days to develop and hone your racing skills with a combination of onboard coaching, seminars and video review. The clinic concludes with a championship regatta.

    North U’s Performance Racing Week includes over 27 hours of sailing, and upwards of fifty (yes, 50) starts. You’ll have a coach on board, and you’ll be sailing a J70 – one of today’s most popular one-design race boats. Sign up individually, or as a team; but don’t miss it!

    Sign Up NOW with North U Risk Free Registration to hold your space.

    * North U Risk Free Registration: FULL refund of your registration or deposit if you cancel before November 20, 2022.

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