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St. Pete PRW Forms

ST. PETE FORMS THANK YOU FOR SIGNING UP FOR THE ST. PETERSBURG NORTH U PERFORMANCE RACE WEEK.  Please complete both the Waiver and the Experience Questionnaire. St. Pete NU WaiverExperience QTN.St. Pete NU Waiver Name Email WAIVER I understand and acknowledge that there are dangers involved in sailing, racing, and associated activities. In consideration of... Read More »

Race Week Eval Form

North U Race Week Eval THANK YOU for sailing with us. And thanks for taking the time to provide your input. North U Clinic Eval Course Location Clinic Date About You: Years of Experience as SkipperAbout You: Years of Experience as CrewTypes of boats you sail Clinic Rating Overall....: 1 (Lousy) ---- 10 (GREAT!)Class Sessions:... Read More »

Austin PRW Forms

AUSTIN FORMS THANK YOU FOR SIGNING UP FOR THE AUSTIN PERFORMANCE RACING CLINICS. PLEASE FILL out and submit Both the WAIVER tab and EXPERIENCE tab. Thanks. AYC NU WaiverExperience FormAYC NU Waiver Name* Email WAIVER I understand and acknowledge that there are dangers involved in sailing, racing, and associated activities. In consideration of my opportunity... Read More »

Austin Fillable Forms (Skipper)

AUSTIN FORMS THANK YOU FOR SIGNING UP FOR THE AUSTIN PERFORMANCE RACING CLINICS. PLEASE FILL OUT ALL FORMS BELOW. Please enter a name, email, and shirt size for each sailor.Name First Last Email Shirt Size Additional sailors in your group Yes No Name (2) First Last Email (2) Shirt Size (2) Additional sailors in your... Read More »

St. Thomas Fillable Forms (Skipper)

ST. THOMAS FORMS THANK YOU FOR SIGNING UP FOR THE ST. THOMAS CLINICS. PLEASE FILL OUT ALL FORMS BELOW. Please enter a name, email, and shirt size for each sailor.Name First Last Email Shirt Size Additional sailors in your group Yes No Name (2) First Last Email (2) Shirt Size (2) Additional sailors in your... Read More »

Club and Fleet Webinars

Club and Fleet Webinars Marketing You're responsible for marketing and promoting your event as well as handling registrations. We provide course descriptions and outlines that you can use in your publicity. We also provide custom e-vites. Tuition You can charge whatever admission fee you like. We can provide some guidance. Webinar Fees, Hosting, Registration Webinar... Read More »

St Thomas Sailor Forms

ST. THOMAS FORMS ST. THOMAS Performance Race Week. Please complete ALL 3 FORMS. Thanks STSC NU WaiverExperience QTN.STYC Member FormSTSC NU Waiver Name Email WAIVER I understand and acknowledge that there are dangers involved in sailing, racing, and associated activities. In consideration of my opportunity to participate in the St Thomas Sailing Center (STSC)/ North... Read More »

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FEATURED PRODUCT Tactics Webinarwith Bill Gladstone It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Webinar you’ll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. REGISTER NOW FEATURED WEBINAR Sail Trim Webinar with Bill Gladstone Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet... Read More »

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Privacy Policy / Security / Terms & Conditions What you should know when using our site. Gladstone Sailing Services LLC, DBA North U.  Privacy Policy / Security Privacy This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from https://northu.com/ (the “Site”). PERSONAL INFORMATION WE... Read More »

How to Host a Seminar, Clinic, or Webinar

How to Host a Program Learn more about hosting programs INQUIRE TODAY! Host a North U program for your Club or Fleet North U In-Person Seminars or Online Webinars are the best programs to engage your sailors and racers during the off-season. Choose either a full day or evening program. We offer both single session... Read More »

Fall Racing Clinic

September 22-24, 2017 Hosted by National One Design Sailing Academy Oakville, Ontario National One Design Sailing Academy is hosting a North U “Fall Training” clinic in Oakville, September 22-24, 2017. The clinic will provide racing training aboard the Academy’s fleet of 10 Flying Tiger 7.5s. Enrollment is limited to 50 sailors. A team of 7... Read More »

On The Water

On The Water With North U Onboard Coaching You can spend a lifetime learning to be a better sailor. We are here to accelerate the process. With North U. Onboard Coaching, you learn the skills you need to achieve your sailing goals. Performance Race Weeks Our 18th annual Offshore Sailing / North U Performance Race... Read More »

Downloads

FREE DOWNLOADS TO HELP YOU BECOME A BETTER SAILOR! One on One Tactics Upwind PDF In this PDF we look at one on one tactics upwind near the starboard tack layline. Free PDF DOWNLOAD One on One Tactics Downwind pdf In this PDF we explore downwind attack and defense tactics. Free PDF DOWNLOAD BY Bill Gladstone... Read More »

Inquiry Form

HAVE QUESTIONS? GET IN TOUCH! THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN NORTH U. PLEASE SUBMIT THE FORM BELOW AND WE WILL RESPOND SHORTLY. First Name Last Name Email* Boat Info ( Size, Type, Yr )Type of Sailing(check all that apply) Racer Cruiser Day Sailor Singlehanded Homeport Type/Frequency of Sailing You DoSail InventoryRecent Race ResultsRecent Cruising ExperienceSkipper's ExperienceNumber... Read More »

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HAVE QUESTIONS? GET IN TOUCH! THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN NORTH U. PLEASE SUBMIT THE FORM BELOW AND WE WILL RESPOND SHORTLY. CONTACT USINQUIRY FORMHOSTINGCONTACT US Name* Company Name* Describes you best* Phone No.Email* Message*CAPTCHA INQUIRY FORM First Name Last Name Email* Boat Info ( Size, Type, Yr )Type of Sailing(check all that apply) Racer Cruiser... Read More »

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  • YRA of LIS: Tricks & Tips with Bill Gladstone

    Tactics Tips & Go Fast Topics. Join us for a 2hr Evening Seminar presented by North U's Bill Gladstone Wednesday evening, April 10; 7-9pm @ Sea Cliff YC or Thursday evening, April 11; 7-9pm @ Stamford YC Just $15! Space is limited: Sign Up Now All proceeds support YRA programs

  • YRA of LIS: Tips & Tricks with Bill Gladstone

    Tactics Tips & Go Fast Topics. Join us for a 2hr Evening Seminar presented by North U's Bill Gladstone Thursday evening, April 11; 7-9pm @ Stamford YC or the previous evening Wednesday evening, April 10; 7-9pm @ Sea Cliff YC Just $15! Space is limited: Sign Up Now All proceeds support YRA programs

  • Rules as Tactical Tools Webinar

    Dave Perry's Rules as Tactical Tools Webinar Tactics are dictated by the Rules. At a North U Rules as Tactical Tools Webinar you'll learn how the rules create rights, obligations, and opportunities. Rules as Tactical Tools Webinar: – A Four-Session Course led by Dave Perry – Attend LIVE and Review the recordings for months – Available On-Demand if you cannot attend live – If you sign up mid-series you can access the earlier recordings Course Topics Session 1 – Rules & Tactics on the Upwind Legs Session 2 – Rules & Tactics on the Downwind Legs Session 3 – Rules & Tactics at the Marks Session 4 – Rules & Tactics at the Starts Dates & Times Each Series consists of 4 Sessions. Series 1: Tuesday, Wednesday: Feb 15, 16, 22, 23, 2022; 7:30–9:30pm eastern Series 2: ALL DAY on Saturday, March 12. 9am - 4:30 pm (with breaks)* * To attend Live, In Person in Newport Click Here. Series 3: Tuesday, Thursday: April 26, 28, May 3, 5, 2022; 7:30–9:30pm eastern Enrollment closes 2 hours before the start of each session... Register now. North U Risk Free Registration - Full Refund if you cancel –

  • Trim Seminar Indianapolis

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. This class will show you how to sail faster, and with better balance and control in all conditions. Saturday, February 12: One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. Location: Indianapolis Sailing Club 11325 Fall Creek Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

  • Eugene, OR

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. Eugene Yacht Club 26126 Bangs Road Eugene, OR 97448 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. For this location, lunch is included in the pricing. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Denver, CO

    Boat Speed Tips & Tactics Tricks Seminar Brought to you by: Community Sailing of Colorado Denver, CO  80250 The seminar will be held in the Great Room at: The Lakehouse at Pelican Bay in Cherry Creek State Park 4800 S Dayton Street Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Check-in:  12:00 pm; Class: 12:30pm - 4:30pm Presented by: North U Director Bill Gladstone This four hour afternoon seminar will combine highlights from the North U Trim and North U Tactics Seminars. Topics will include optimum upwind trim in a variety of conditions, spinnaker trim refinements, starting set-up tips, and boat-on-boat tactics upwind and downwind. Questions are always invited. Snacks will be provided. Pre-Register and Save: $50 pre-reg, $60 at the door * Risk Free Registration: Full Refund if you cancel. $10 of every registration will be donated to Community Sailing of Colorado. Enjoy a great Sunday afternoon sailing seminar and support CSC's mission to make sailing accessible to all! Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Sunday afternoon.  Please arrive early to complete paperwork.    

  • Ottawa, ON

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. The North U Racing Trim Seminar is offered as a one-day course focusing on boat speed and sail trim. For this location, lunch is optional $10++ CDN Member - $115+HST=129.95 CDN Skipper - $135+HST=152.55 CDN Crew - $115+HST=129.95 CDN Junior - $70+HST=79.10 CDN Additional add on items will be subject to applicable taxes. Nepean Sailing Club Dick Bell Park 3259 Carling Avenue Ottawa, ON K2H 1A6 613-829-6462 Check in - 8:30 am ; Seminar 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. For this location lunch is optional. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early for paperwork.

  • San Francisco, CA

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. Berkeley Yacht Club One Seawall Drive Berkeley, CA 94710 510-843-9292 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. For this location, lunch is included in the pricing. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Redwood City, CA

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. Sequoia Yacht Club 441 Seaport Court Redwood City, CA 94063 650-361-9472 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. For this location lunch is optional. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Sunday morning.  

  • Wayzata, MN

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. Wayzata Yacht Club 1100 Eastman Lane Wayzata, MN  55391 952-470-1468 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. For this location lunch is optional. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning.  

  • Detroit (Warren), MI

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. For this location lunch is optional. North Sails Detroit 24777 Foreterra Dr Warren MI  48089 586 790-7500 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early for paperwork.

  • North U Weather for Sailors Disc

    Weather is dynamic, and the Weather For Sailors CD-Rom puts weather in motion. You'll see how global, regional, and local weather phenomena interact to create the local sailing wind. You'll understand how and why an approaching front will shift local winds, and what to expect as it passes and more... The Weather for Sailors Disc is only Windows compatible.

    USD$40.00

Books & Media(3)

  • Advanced Cruising and Seamanship

    Much has changed since the first edition of the Cruising & Seamanship Workbook. There have been improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  What has not changed is the role of the sailor to assure a safe, enjoyable passage. Learn the latest in Cruising & Seamanship skills with the all new 4th edition  Advanced Cruising and Seamanship by Bill Gladstone.

    USD$39.95
  • North U Tactics Kindle Edition

    Performance Racing Tactics by Bill Gladstone Kindle Edition The most complete book on modern racing tactics, Performance Racing Tactics now available as a Kindle Book. The seventh edition covers tactics, rules, weather, and strategy in 180 information-packed pages. The fast moving, easy to follow format is accessible to all readers. Rules are covered the way you use them - (ie upwind rules as part of upwind tactics). The content offers complete information for neophytes and insights which grab the attention of the saltiest dog. Quizzes and skill building sections show how to develop a race winning approach. An essential part of any racing sailors library, the Kindle Book comes in three volumes: I. Starting. II. Upwind and III. Downwind & Mark Rounding Special Introductory Price: Get all 3 Volumes for just $29.97!

    USD$29.97
  • Quick Trim Guide

    The waterproof Quick TRIM Guide is designed for onboard use. Sixteen panels provide step-by-step guidance on mainsail and jib trim.

    USD$12.00

Cruising & Seamanship(1)

  • Advanced Cruising and Seamanship

    Much has changed since the first edition of the Cruising & Seamanship Workbook. There have been improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  What has not changed is the role of the sailor to assure a safe, enjoyable passage. Learn the latest in Cruising & Seamanship skills with the all new 4th edition  Advanced Cruising and Seamanship by Bill Gladstone.

    USD$39.95

Racing(6)

  • North U Tactics Kindle Edition

    Performance Racing Tactics by Bill Gladstone Kindle Edition The most complete book on modern racing tactics, Performance Racing Tactics now available as a Kindle Book. The seventh edition covers tactics, rules, weather, and strategy in 180 information-packed pages. The fast moving, easy to follow format is accessible to all readers. Rules are covered the way you use them - (ie upwind rules as part of upwind tactics). The content offers complete information for neophytes and insights which grab the attention of the saltiest dog. Quizzes and skill building sections show how to develop a race winning approach. An essential part of any racing sailors library, the Kindle Book comes in three volumes: I. Starting. II. Upwind and III. Downwind & Mark Rounding Special Introductory Price: Get all 3 Volumes for just $29.97!

    USD$29.97
  • Annapolis, MD

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. Anne Arundel Community College ROOM:  Florestano 101 101 College Parkway Arnold, MD  21012 410-647-7100 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. Daylight Savings Time Begins! Don't forget to set your clocks ahead Saturday night, March 9th for Daylight Savings Time to begin on Sunday, March 10th! We would not want you to miss any of the seminar! For this location lunch is optional. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Sunday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Milwaukee, WI

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. Hosted by  the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sailing Team! University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 3210 N. Maryland Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53211 Seminar Location:  Lubar School of Business Room:   N-146 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. You will be on your own for lunch. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Chicago, IL

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. DePaul University Lincoln Park Campus 2320 N. Kenmore Ave. Chicago, IL  60614 (near Fullerton & Halsted) Seminar Location: Schmitt Academic Center Room:  SAC-161 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. You will be on your own for lunch. Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early for paperwork.  

  • Newport, RI

    Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at a North U Trim Seminar. And for some of you who Race and Cruise or simply daysail,  we will show you how to trim your sails so you get the most out of your boat. One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long. US Naval Station Officer's Club - Constellation Room 95 Perry Road Newport, RI 02841 401-841-3283 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category. Special Presentation will be given by Kimo Worthington on New Boats & Projects underway! For this location, lunch is included in the pricing. Registration for this location is now closed.  

  • Quick Trim Guide

    The waterproof Quick TRIM Guide is designed for onboard use. Sixteen panels provide step-by-step guidance on mainsail and jib trim.

    USD$12.00

Racing: Tactics(1)

  • North U Tactics Kindle Edition

    Performance Racing Tactics by Bill Gladstone Kindle Edition The most complete book on modern racing tactics, Performance Racing Tactics now available as a Kindle Book. The seventh edition covers tactics, rules, weather, and strategy in 180 information-packed pages. The fast moving, easy to follow format is accessible to all readers. Rules are covered the way you use them - (ie upwind rules as part of upwind tactics). The content offers complete information for neophytes and insights which grab the attention of the saltiest dog. Quizzes and skill building sections show how to develop a race winning approach. An essential part of any racing sailors library, the Kindle Book comes in three volumes: I. Starting. II. Upwind and III. Downwind & Mark Rounding Special Introductory Price: Get all 3 Volumes for just $29.97!

    USD$29.97

On Demand(1)

  • Expedition Software

    The information age is hitting sailing full force. Today's top racers use on-board computers to optimize racing strategy and boat performance on the fly (while also compiling data for later analysis). Blue Water and Coastal cruisers use routing software to optimize route and departure planning. Now you too can use Expedition. Your purchase includes a full software license and access to Peter Isler's Expedition 101 software training webinar. The Expedition webinar introduces you to all of Expedition's Navigation, Weather GRIBs, Routing, Strategy and Performance features for distance racing, passage-making, and round the buoys racing. For easiest access to this webinar be sure to create an account with login name and password at checkout.  Please check your email after purchase to begin your webinar. If you do not receive an email within 30 minutes, check your spam folder or contact us at 203/245-0727 or Info@northu.com

    More details below on Expedition Installation. If you have installed Expedition please include your Site Code in your order comments.
    IF you have ALREADY purchased the Expedition 101 Webinar use this link for your software purchase.

    USD$1,295.00

Racing: Expedition Software(1)

  • Expedition Software

    The information age is hitting sailing full force. Today's top racers use on-board computers to optimize racing strategy and boat performance on the fly (while also compiling data for later analysis). Blue Water and Coastal cruisers use routing software to optimize route and departure planning. Now you too can use Expedition. Your purchase includes a full software license and access to Peter Isler's Expedition 101 software training webinar. The Expedition webinar introduces you to all of Expedition's Navigation, Weather GRIBs, Routing, Strategy and Performance features for distance racing, passage-making, and round the buoys racing. For easiest access to this webinar be sure to create an account with login name and password at checkout.  Please check your email after purchase to begin your webinar. If you do not receive an email within 30 minutes, check your spam folder or contact us at 203/245-0727 or Info@northu.com

    More details below on Expedition Installation. If you have installed Expedition please include your Site Code in your order comments.
    IF you have ALREADY purchased the Expedition 101 Webinar use this link for your software purchase.

    USD$1,295.00

Topics(1)

  • Expedition Software

    The information age is hitting sailing full force. Today's top racers use on-board computers to optimize racing strategy and boat performance on the fly (while also compiling data for later analysis). Blue Water and Coastal cruisers use routing software to optimize route and departure planning. Now you too can use Expedition. Your purchase includes a full software license and access to Peter Isler's Expedition 101 software training webinar. The Expedition webinar introduces you to all of Expedition's Navigation, Weather GRIBs, Routing, Strategy and Performance features for distance racing, passage-making, and round the buoys racing. For easiest access to this webinar be sure to create an account with login name and password at checkout.  Please check your email after purchase to begin your webinar. If you do not receive an email within 30 minutes, check your spam folder or contact us at 203/245-0727 or Info@northu.com

    More details below on Expedition Installation. If you have installed Expedition please include your Site Code in your order comments.
    IF you have ALREADY purchased the Expedition 101 Webinar use this link for your software purchase.

    USD$1,295.00

Racing: Sail Trim(1)

Board of Directors(1)

  • Bill Gladstone

    Bill is the Director of North U and author of the North U Racing Trim, North U Racing Tactics, and North U Cruising and Seamanship books and discs.  In addition, Bill is a collaborator in the creation of the Rules and Match Racing programs and materials. 

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Instructors(2)

  • Bill Gladstone

    Bill is the Director of North U and author of the North U Racing Trim, North U Racing Tactics, and North U Cruising and Seamanship books and discs.  In addition, Bill is a collaborator in the creation of the Rules and Match Racing programs and materials. 

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  • Todd Berman

    Todd Berman's sailing experience spans boats ranging from dinghies to maxis. After a successful collegiate sailing career, Todd pursued sailing racing aboard dinghies and J24s in the early 80s then progressing to IOR, IMS and IRC 50 footers. Todd worked in the Sail making industry from 1987 to 1992.

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