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  • 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 –

  • Expedition Software-101

    Expedition Software

    Use this page for the purchase of Expedition Software ONLY if you have previously purchased the Expedition 101 Webinar.
    Please install Expedition on your PC and send us your Site Code.
    More details below.

    Click here to purchase the Package that includes both Expedition Software and the Expedition 101 Webinar.

  • Marine Weather University – free goodies!

    Peter Isler & Chris Bedford
    Marine Weather University – free goodies!

    Marine Weather University’s Free Classroom Curriculum

    Free Material

    -Welcome to Marine Weather U
    -Announcing Marine Weather University – Press Release May, 2020
    -MWU Curriculum Complete Press Release – Oct, 2020
    -Why Should I Learn About the Weather? – I Have My Weather App! Full Lecture
    -and much more!

  • Course #1: Clouds & Marine Weather

    Peter Isler & Chris Bedford
    #1 Clouds & Marine Weather

    In this class we ask you to put down your smartphone and look up at the sky and learn to read the weather messages above you.

    You will learn
    -The importance of clouds
    -How clouds form
    -Cloud classifications
    -Cloud Identification
    -and much more!

  • Marine Weather University Fundamentals Course

    Peter Isler & Chris Bedford
    Marine Weather University Fundamentals Course

    MWU’s Fundamentals Course is comprised of eight classes – thoughtfully designed to raise your weather iQ in a sequential process that combines insightful instruction and world class content.

    Fundamentals Course:
    Eight Classes

    Course Topics
    Class 1 – Clouds and Marine Weather
    Class 2 – Clouds and winds around them
    Class 3 – Assessing the wind
    Class 4 – Mid-Latitude Weather Systems
    Class 5 – Satellite and Radar Interpretation
    Class 6 – Local/Regional Winds
    Class 7 – Weather Models
    Class 8 – The Internet & Marine Weather

  • 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.

  • Learn the Racing Rules 2024 Gift

    Holiday Special: SAVE 33% on. your gift purchase of Learn The Racing Rules 2024!

    For Gift Purchase of this course please add the recipient’s name and email address (and any other message you’d like on the certificate) in the ‘Order Notes’ box at check-out.

    We will email the certificate to you – or if you prefer, we can send it directly to the recipient. Please let us know in the check out order notes.

    Questions? Contact us at 203/245-0727 or Info@NorthU.com

  • 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.

  • 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!


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