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Check out our training schedule below and start developing your skills!

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Name Topics Type Date Location Coach
Tactics Seminar Redwood City CA Racing,Racing: Tactics Seminars January 22, 2023 Redwood City, CA Andrew Kerr Learn More!
Trim Seminar Long Beach Racing,Racing: Tactics Seminars January 28, 2023 Long Beach Yacht Club Andrew Kerr Learn More!
St Thomas USVI – Feb Performance Racing Clinics,On the Water February 06, 2023 St Thomas Yacht Club Bill Gladstone & Team Learn More!
Trim Seminar Milwaukee Racing,Racing: Sail Trim Seminars February 25, 2023 Milwaukee, WI Andrew Kerr Learn More!
Trim Seminar Bridgeport Racing,Racing: Sail Trim Seminars February 26, 2023 Brigdeport, CT Andrew Kerr Learn More!
St Thomas USVI – March Performance Racing Clinics,On the Water March 06, 2023 St Thomas Yacht Club Bill Gladstone & Team Learn More!
Trim Seminar Texas Racing,Racing: Sail Trim Seminars March 12, 2023 Grapevine, TX Andrew Kerr Learn More!
Trim Seminar Bellingham Racing,Racing: Sail Trim Seminars March 18, 2023 Bellingham, WA Andrew Kerr Learn More!
Tactics Seminar Bellingham Racing,Racing: Tactics Seminars March 19, 2023 Bellingham, WA Andrew Kerr Learn More!
Women’s Performance Race Week® Performance Racing Clinics,On the Water March 27, 2023 St Pete Sailing Ctr Bill Gladstone & Team Learn More!
Women’s Performance Race Week March 27, 2023 St Pete Sailing Ctr Bill Gladstone & Team Learn More!
Austin Performance Race Week® Performance Racing Clinics,On the Water April 17, 2023 Austin Yacht Club Bill Gladstone & Team Learn More!
Tactics Seminar Denver Racing,Racing: Tactics Seminars April 29, 2023 TBA Andrew Kerr Learn More!
Trim Seminar Eugene Racing,Racing: Sail Trim Seminars April 30, 2023 Eugene, OR Andrew Kerr Learn More!
Trim Seminar Flathead Racing,Racing: Sail Trim Seminars May 06, 2023 TBA Andrew Kerr Learn More!

2019 (18)

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

     

  • 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.

  • Toronto, 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 per person

    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.

    Lakeshore Yacht Club
    76 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive
    Etobicoke, ON M8V4B7
    416-255-3701

    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 event is now closed. We will be accepting walk-ins on Sunday morning but plan to bring your own lunch or go to a local eatery.  Please be there by 8:30 to complete paperwork.

  • Vancouver, BC

    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 included in the pricing.

    Member – $125+GST=131.25 CDN
    Skipper – $145+GST=152.25 CDN
    Crew – $125+GST=131.25 CDN
    Junior – $80+GST=84.00 CDN

    Additional add on items will be subject to applicable taxes.

    West Vancouver Yacht Club
    5854 Marine Drive
    West Vancouver, BC V7W2S2
    604-921-7575

    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.

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Dallas, TX

    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.

    Sunday, March 24, 2019

    Grapevine Sailing Club
    Scott’s Landing Marina
    2500 Oak Grove Loop North
    Grapevine, TX 76051
    702-239-5106

    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. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Long Beach, 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.

    Long Beach Yacht Club
    6201 Appian Way
    Long Beach, CA 90803
    562-598-9401

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    Please Note:
    The LBYC is handling lunch and you can pay at the event – cost will be $20 inclusive per person.  The buffet includes: soup, salad bar, carving station, fruit, cookies and taco bar on Saturdays.  There will also be a designated area for attendees to enjoy lunch.

    FOR HEADCOUNT PURPOSES, PLEASE SPECIFY UNDER “COMMENTS” ON CHECK OUT IF YOU WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE CLUB’S LUNCH!

    For those who prefer something else, there are several restaurants within a mile of the club.

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Buffalo, NY

    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 Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club at:
    Grill at the Dome
    175 Brompton Road
    Tonawanda, NY  14150

    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.

     

  • 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

  • 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

2020 (23)

  • Redwood City, CA

    Tactics Seminar
    Sunday, February 9
    9:00am – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Sequoia Yacht Club
    441 Seaport Court
    Redwood City, CA  94063

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.
    For this location lunch is included.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Sunday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • San Francisco, CA

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, February 29
    9:00am – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Berkeley Yacht Club
    One Seawall Drive
    Berkeley, CA  94710

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.
    For this location lunch is included.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but are not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

     

  • Newport, RI

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, February 29
    9:00am – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Sail Newport
    72 Fort Adams Drive
    Newport, RI 02840
    For this location lunch is optional,

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.
    For this location lunch is included.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but are not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    This event is sold out.

    Please call 800-347-2457 to be put on a wait list.
    Also, please consider one of our many other New England locations.

  • Annapolis, MD

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, March 7
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Anne Arundel Community College
    West Campus – Florestano 101
    101 College Parkway
    Arnold, MD 21012
    For this location lunch is optional,

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.
    For this location lunch is optional.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Milwaukee, WI

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, March 7
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sailing Team and North Sails Milwaukee!

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    3210 N. Maryland Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI  53211
    Building Location:  Lubar School of Business
    Room:  S-151
    For this location, you will be on your own for breakfast & lunch.

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.
    For this location you are on your own for breakfast & lunch.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Milwaukee, WI 2020 Pease

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Sailing Team and North Sails Milwaukee!

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    3210 N. Maryland Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI  53211
    Building Location:  Lubar School of Business
    Room:  S-151
    For this location, you will be on your own for breakfast & lunch.

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.
    For this location you are on your own for breakfast & lunch.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    11/13/19: USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Indianapolis, IN

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, March 14
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Eagle Creek Sailing Club
    Seminar being held at:
    9247 N. Meridian Street
    2nd Floor
    Indianapolis, IN  46260
    401-255-6324 (Marcus)

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

  • Boston, MA

    Tactics Seminar
    Sunday, March 15
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by the MIT Sailing Team!

    MIT Building Location
    The Simons Building – Alberto P. Calderon Classroom
    Building 2; Room 190

    182 Memorial Drive (Rear)
    Cambridge, MA 02142

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    <<ALERT>>
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT MIT HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY THE SCHOOL DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

  • Chicago, IL

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, March 21
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by North Sails Chicago at:

    DePaul University
    Lincoln Park Campus
    2320 N. Kenmore Avenue
    Chicago, IL  60614
    (near Fullerton & Halsted)
    Seminar Location:  Schmitt Academic Center
    Room:  SAC-161

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.
    For this location you are on your own for lunch.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    <<ALERT:>>
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT DEPAUL UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY THE SCHOOL DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

  • Grapevine, TX

    Tactics Seminar
    Sunday, March 15
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Grapevine Sailing Club
    Scott’s Landing Marina
    2500 Oak Grove Loop South
    Grapevine, TX  76051
    702-239-5106

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

  • Eugene, OR

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, March 28
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    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.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    <<ALERT>>:
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT EUGENE YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

  • Seattle, WA

    Tactics Seminar
    Sunday, March 22
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by North Sails SeattleSeattle Yacht Club!

    Seattle Yacht Club
    1807 East Hamlin Street
    Seattle, WA 98112
    206-325-1000

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.  Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    For this location lunch is included.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    <<ALERT>>:
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT SEATTLE YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

  • Long Beach, CA

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, March 21
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Long Beach Yacht Club
    6201 Appian Way
    Long Beach, CA 90803

    Please Note:
    The LBYC is handling lunch and you can pay at the event – cost will be $20 inclusive per person.  The buffet includes: soup, salad bar, carving station, fruit, cookies and taco bar on Saturdays.  There will also be a designated area for attendees to enjoy lunch.

    FOR HEADCOUNT PURPOSES, PLEASE SPECIFY UNDER “COMMENTS” ON CHECK OUT IF YOU WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE CLUB’S LUNCH!

    For those who prefer something else, there are several restaurants within a mile of the club.

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    <<ALERT>>:
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT LONG BEACH YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

  • Ottawa, ON

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, April 4
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    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

    Directions

    For this location, lunch is included in the pricing.

    Member – $125+HST= 141.25 CDN
    Skipper – $145+HST= 163.85 CDN
    Crew –  $125+HST= 141.25 CDN
    Junior – $80+HST= 90.40 CDN

    Additional add on items will be subject to applicable taxes.

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.  Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but are not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    PLEASE NOTE:  We cannot change the checkout screen to show the letters as CDN. Final pricing for seminars in Canada is adjusted on this end and processed in US$$ using the prevailing exchange rate once the enrollment is pulled off the website. The price you will see once the order is placed is only an “authorization”. Nothing is finalized until the batch is settled on this end.   You will receive a confirmation email as well.
  • ASA Sail Trim Seminars

    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 ASA Sail Trim Seminar. Even if you never race you’ll learn how to trim your sails for better speed, balance, and control.

    One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends ever time you sail.

    See the full description and outline below.
    Click here for the full schedule and registration info..

  • Erie, PA

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, April 4
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT ERIE YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by
    Erie Yacht Club
    1  Ravine Drive
    Erie, PA 16505
    814-453-4931

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.  Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    For this location lunch is included.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    11/13/19: USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

  • Denver, CO

    Tactics Seminar
    Sunday, February 23, 12:30 – 4:30pm

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. Victory requires strong tactics and great boat speed.
    Join us for a half day Tactics Seminar (12:30 pm – 4:30 pm) on Sunday, February 23 with North U Director Bill Gladstone and learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules.

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by the Community Sailing of Colorado!

    Community Sailing of Colorado
    The Lakehouse at Pelican Bay
    Cherry Creek State Park
    4800 S Dayton Street
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Sunday. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

  • Peoria, AZ

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, April 18
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Tiller and Kites
    at Pleasant Harbor Resort, Lake Pleasant
    8708 West Harbor Boulevard
    Peoria, AZ 85383

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT TILLER AND KITES AT PLEASANT HARBOR RESORT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.
  • Raritan Bay (Staten Island)

    Trim Seminar
    Saturday, March 21
    9:00 – 4:00pm

    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
    Richmond County Yacht Club
    142 Mansion Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10308
    718-356-4120

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    For this location, lunch is included.

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    11/13/19: USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave).

    <<ALERT>>:
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT RICHMOND COUNTY YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

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  • Kingston, ON

    Tactics Seminar
    Sunday, April 5
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Kingston Yacht Club
    1 Maitland Street
    Kingston, ON K7L2V3
    613-548-3052

    Check in:  8:30 am
    Seminar 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Directions

    For this location, lunch is included in the pricing.

    Member – $125+HST= 141.25 CDN
    Skipper – $145+HST= 163.85 CDN
    Crew –  $125+HST= 141.25 CDN
    Junior – $80+HST= 90.40 CDN

    Additional add on items will be subject to applicable taxes.

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.  Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but are not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    PLEASE NOTE:  We cannot change the checkout screen to show the letters as CDN. Final pricing for seminars in Canada is adjusted on this end and processed in US$$ using the prevailing exchange rate once the enrollment is pulled off the website. The price you will see once the order is placed is only an “authorization”. Nothing is finalized until the batch is settled on this end.   You will receive a confirmation email as well.
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT KINGSTON YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.
  • Vancouver, BC

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, April 18
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    West Vancouver Yacht Club
    (Sailing Centre Building)
    5854 Marine Drive
    West Vancouver, BC  V7W 2S2
    604-921-7575

    Check in:  8:30 am
    Seminar 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Directions

    For this location, lunch is included in the pricing.

    Member – $125+GST= 131.25 CDN
    Skipper – $145+GST= 152.25 CDN
    Crew –  $125+GST= 131.25 CDN
    Junior – $80+GST= 84.00 CDN

    Additional add on items will be subject to applicable taxes.

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.  Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but are not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    PLEASE NOTE:  We cannot change the checkout screen to show the letters as CDN. Final pricing for seminars in Canada is adjusted on this end and processed in US$$ using the prevailing exchange rate once the enrollment is pulled off the website. The price you will see once the order is placed is only an “authorization”. Nothing is finalized until the batch is settled on this end.   You will receive a confirmation email as well.
    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT WEST VANCOUVER YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.
  • Park City, UT

    Tactics Seminar
    Saturday, March 7
    9:00am – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Hosted by Park City Sailing at:
    Jeremy Ranch Golf Club
    8770 N. Jeremy Road
    Park City, UT 84098
    435-649-2700

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    For this location lunch is included.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    PLEASE READ Regarding Optional Items:
    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but are not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    Registration for this location is now closed.   We will be accepting walk-ins on Saturday morning. Please arrive early to complete paperwork.

     

  • Toronto, ON

    Tactics Seminar
    Sunday, March 29
    9:00 – 4:00pm

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

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

    Lakeshore Yacht Club
    76 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive
    Etobicoke, ON M8V 4B7
    416-255-3701

    Check in:  8:30 am
    Seminar 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Directions

    For this location, lunch is optional $10 CDN per person.

    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, including lunch, will be subject to applicable taxes.

    Curriculum is the same for all participants.  Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations

    USBs are Windows and Mac compatible. The USBs will work with Mac OS Versions through 10.14 (Mojave) but are not 10.15 (Catalina) compliant.

    PLEASE NOTE:  We cannot change the checkout screen to show the letters as CDN. Final pricing for seminars in Canada is adjusted on this end and processed in US$$ using the prevailing exchange rate once the enrollment is pulled off the website. The price you will see once the order is placed is only an “authorization”. Nothing is finalized until the batch is settled on this end.   You will receive a confirmation email as well.

     

    THE SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT LAKE SHORE YACHT CLUB  HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK.

2021 (3)

  • Tactics Seminar

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

    – – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations – –

    Register now, and be sure to bring your crew so you’re all on the same page.
    North U Risk Free Registration – Full Refund if you cancel.

  • Learn the Racing Rules 2024

    New Years Sale
    Your Learn the Racing Rules with David Dellenbaugh subscription is really three items in one.
    Your one year subscription includes:
    • Unlimited access to Dave’s outstanding online rules program
    • Two Recorded Rules Webinars with Dave where he goes beyond the online program.
    • Live Rules Update and Discussion Sessions with Dave.

    USD$72.00
  • Learn the Racing Rules CA

    Sail Canada Affiliate Discount
    Your Learn the Racing Rules with David Dellenbaugh subscription is really three items in one.
    Your one year subscription includes:
    • Unlimited access to Dave’s outstanding online rules program
    • Two Recorded Rules Webinars with Dave where he goes beyond the online program.
    • Periodic Live Rules Update and Discussion Sessions with Dave

    A portion of the proceeds from each subscription benefit Sail Canada

    USD$60.00

2022 (4)

  • 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.

  • St Thomas Balance

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics
    February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022

    This page is for paying any balance due for those who have paid a deposit.
    The February Clinic has one opening as a sailor switched to March.
    Click here to sign up for March where a few spaces still remain.

    Balance Due for North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St. Thomas.
    February Clinic: Balance Now Due.
    March Clinic: Balance Due by January 6.

    You can still add Bill’s Trim and Tactics books with FREE shipping (US only) (for yourself or as a GIFT!…).

    Full clinic info follows below.

    COVID Vaccination is REQUIRED

  • 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 Phoenix

    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, March 5th, 2022: One day at a North U Racing Trim Seminar will pay dividends all season long.
    -Led by veteran North U Seminar Leader Andrew Kerr

    Location:
    Lake Pleasant Harbor Marina
    8708 W HARBOR BLVD,
    PEORIA, AZ 85383

    Curriculum is the same for all participants. Host Club Members should sign up under Member category.

2023 (15)

  • 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!

    -Jamey

    Read more

    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

  • Austin Performance Race Week®

    April 17-21, 2023
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX


    Overall, I thought the program was fantastic. It met or far exceeded my expectations. The program has many strengths, I found the greatest of them was the depth of knowledge and the willingness of all the coaches to share their knowledge with us. This included after the day had ended while kicking back with a beer.

    -Jeff R.

    Read more

    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 30 hours of sailing, and upwards of fifty (yes, 50) starts. You’ll have a coach on board, and you’ll be sailing a J80 – a modern, lively, responsive boat that’s truly a pleasure to sail. Sign up individually, or as a team; but don’t miss it!

    The 2022 clinic sold out early. 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 January 6, 2023.

  • Women’s Performance Race Week®

    Women’s
    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!

    Alas, this program is full. Click below to join the Wait List. Or we still have some space in our other Performance Race Weeks. Try one of those. You can join the Wait List and secure a spot in another event. If space opens up we can simply transfer your deposit to this location. Thanks for your interest in North U.

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

  • St Thomas USVI – Feb

    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!

    -Jamey

    Read more

    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 March 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.

    As of December 2 only one spot remains for February. More spots are open for March.

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

    North U Risk Free Pre-Registration
    COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • Trim Seminar Long Beach

    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.

    – Long Beach Yacht Club
    – Saturday, January 28, 2023
    – Full day classroom course lead by Andrew Kerr
    – The latest in Upwind Trim and performance in all conditions.
    – Symmetric and Asymmetric Spinnaker Trim for better speed and control.
    – Jib and Main Reaching and Running tips and tricks.

    Box Lunches can be pre-ordered.

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Trim Seminar Eugene

    Bicycles Bobsleds Sailboats. No matter what you race, you have to be fast to win.

    If you race sailboats then the North U Sail Trim and Boat Speed Seminar is for you. We teach the skills you need to move from mid-fleet to podium. Get your speed boost at a North U Trim Seminar – You are so close.

    – Full day seminar (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) with North U’s Andrew Kerr.
    – Sunday, April 30th, 2023.
    – The latest in Upwind Trim and performance in all conditions.
    – Symmetric and Asymmetric Spinnaker Trim for better speed and control.
    – Jib and Main Reaching and Running tips and tricks.
    – Access the North U Upwind Sail Trim Simulator for home study and review. It’s the same Simulator we use to teach the course.
    – North U Trim book available at a discount!
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.
    – With North U Seminar Leader Andrew Kerr.

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

    Registration fee includes a pizza lunch.

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Trim Seminar Bellingham

    Bicycles Bobsleds Sailboats. No matter what you race, you have to be fast to win.

    If you race sailboats then the North U Sail Trim and Boat Speed Seminar is for you. We teach the skills you need to move from mid-fleet to podium. Get your speed boost at a North U Trim Seminar – You are so close.

    – Full day seminar (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) with North U’s Andrew Kerr.
    – Saturday, March 18th, 2023.
    – The latest in Upwind Trim and performance in all conditions.
    – Symmetric and Asymmetric Spinnaker Trim for better speed and control.
    – Jib and Main Reaching and Running tips and tricks.
    – Access the North U Upwind Sail Trim Simulator for home study and review. It’s the same Simulator we use to teach the course.
    – North U Trim book available at a discount!
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.
    – With North U Seminar Leader Andrew Kerr.

    Location:
    Bellingham Yacht Club
    2625 S Harbor Loop Dr,
    Bellingham, WA 98225

    There’s also a Tactics Seminar at Bellingham Yacht Club the next day – Sunday, March 19. Click here for details

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Tactics Seminar Bellingham

    It takes more than speed to win races.

    The North U Tactics Seminar teaches the strategy and tactics you need to turn your speed into a podium finish. Starts, upwind, downwind, mark rounding: With top instructors and refined curriculum you’ll learn techniques to improve your game all the way around the course.

    – Sunday, March 19; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    – North U’s Andrew Kerr will lead the seminar
    – The latest in racing strategy, tactics, and rules.
    – Strategic planning for wind shifts and current.
    – Tactics to keep you in control.
    – Rules so you know your rights and obligations.
    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.
    – Sign Up NOW.

    Location:
    Bellingham Yacht Club
    2625 S Harbor Loop Dr,
    Bellingham, WA 98225

    There’s a Trim Seminar at Bellingham Yacht Club the previous day – Saturday, March 18. Click here for full info.

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Trim Seminar Milwaukee

    Bicycles Bobsleds Sailboats. No matter what you race, you have to be fast to win.

    If you race sailboats then the North U Sail Trim and Boat Speed Seminar is for you. We teach the skills you need to move from mid-fleet to podium. Get your speed boost at a North U Trim Seminar – You are so close.

    – Saturday, February 25, 2023
    – Full day seminar (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)
    – Lead by North U’s Andrew Kerr.

    – The latest in Upwind Trim and performance in all conditions.
    – Symmetric and Asymmetric Spinnaker Trim for better speed and control.
    – Jib and Main Reaching and Running tips and tricks.
    – Access the North U Upwind Sail Trim Simulator for home study and review. It’s the same Simulator we use to teach the course.
    – North U Trim book available at a discount!
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.
    – With North U Seminar Leader Andrew Kerr.

    Location:
    South Shore Yacht Club
    2300 E Nock St,
    Milwaukee, WI 53207

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Trim Seminar Texas

    Bicycles Bobsleds Sailboats. No matter what you race, you have to be fast to win.

    If you race sailboats then the North U Sail Trim and Boat Speed Seminar is for you. We teach the skills you need to move from mid-fleet to podium. Get your speed boost at a North U Trim Seminar – You are so close.

    – Sunday, March 12, 2023
    – Full day seminar (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)
    – Led by North U’s Andrew Kerr

    – The latest in Upwind Trim and performance in all conditions.
    – Symmetric and Asymmetric Spinnaker Trim for better speed and control.
    – Jib and Main Reaching and Running tips and tricks.
    – Access the North U Upwind Sail Trim Simulator for home study and review. It’s the same Simulator we use to teach the course.
    – North U Trim book available at a discount!
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.

    Location:
    Grapevine Sailing Club
    Scottʼs Landing Marina 2500 Oak Grove Loop,
    Grapevine, TX 76051

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Tactics Seminar Redwood City CA

    It takes more than speed to win races.

    The North U Tactics Seminar teaches the strategy and tactics you need to turn your speed into a podium finish. Starts, upwind, downwind, mark rounding: With top instructors and refined curriculum you’ll learn techniques to improve your game all the way around the course.

    – Sunday, January 22; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    – Lead by North U’s Andrew Kerr

    – The latest in racing strategy, tactics, and rules.
    – Strategic planning for wind shifts and current.
    – Tactics to keep you in control.
    – Rules so you know your rights and obligations.
    – Click here to check the full list of dates and locations
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.
    – Sign Up NOW.

    Location:
    Sequoia Yacht Club
    441 Seaport Ct,
    Redwood City, CA 94063

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Women’s Performance Race Week

    Women’s
    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!

    Alas, this program is full. If you are already enrolled you can use this page to pay your registration fee or balance.

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

  • Tactics Seminar Denver

    It takes more than speed to win races.

    The North U Tactics Seminar teaches the strategy and tactics you need to turn your speed into a podium finish. Starts, upwind, downwind, mark rounding: With top instructors and refined curriculum you’ll learn techniques to improve your game all the way around the course.

    – Saturday, April 29; 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
    – North U’s Andrew Kerr will lead the seminar
    – The latest in racing strategy, tactics, and rules.
    – Strategic planning for wind shifts and current.
    – Tactics to keep you in control.
    – Rules so you know your rights and obligations.
    – A portion of the proceeds will go to Community Sailing of Colorado
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.
    – Sign Up NOW.

    Location:
    TBA

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Trim Seminar Flathead

    Bicycles Bobsleds Sailboats. No matter what you race, you have to be fast to win.

    If you race sailboats then the North U Sail Trim and Boat Speed Seminar is for you. We teach the skills you need to move from mid-fleet to podium. Get your speed boost at a North U Trim Seminar – You are so close.

    – Saturday, May 6, 2023
    – Full day seminar (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)
    – Led by North U’s Andrew Kerr

    – The latest in Upwind Trim and performance in all conditions.
    – Symmetric and Asymmetric Spinnaker Trim for better speed and control.
    – Jib and Main Reaching and Running tips and tricks.
    – Access the North U Upwind Sail Trim Simulator for home study and review. It’s the same Simulator we use to teach the course.
    – North U Trim book available at a discount!
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.

    Location:
    North Flathead Yacht Club
    Seminar Location TBA

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Trim Seminar Bridgeport

    Bicycles Bobsleds Sailboats. No matter what you race, you have to be fast to win.

    If you race sailboats then the North U Sail Trim and Boat Speed Seminar is for you. We teach the skills you need to move from mid-fleet to podium. Get your speed boost at a North U Trim Seminar – You are so close.

    – Saturday, February 26, 2023
    – Full day seminar (9:00 am – 4:00 pm)
    – Led by North U’s Bill Gladstone

    – The latest in Upwind Trim and performance in all conditions.
    – Symmetric and Asymmetric Spinnaker Trim for better speed and control.
    – Jib and Main Reaching and Running tips and tricks.
    – Access the North U Upwind Sail Trim Simulator for home study and review. It’s the same Simulator we use to teach the course.
    – North U Trim book available at a discount!
    – Risk Free Pre-Registration. Full refund if you cancel.

    Location:
    North Sails
    Steelpointe Harbor
    837 Seaview Ave,
    Brigdeport, CT 06607

    RISK FREE Registration – FULL Refund if you cancel

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