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Clinic Eval Form

North U Clinic 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: 1... Read More »

Austin Fillable Forms (Individual)

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 COVID VACCINATION I understand that in order to participate in the Clinic I must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19. Date... 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 Fillable Forms (Individual)

ST. THOMAS FORMS THANK YOU FOR SIGNING UP FOR THE ST. THOMAS CLINICS. PLEASE FILL OUT ALL FORMS BELOW. STSC NU WaiverSYTC MembershipExperience QTN.STSC NU Waiver Name Email COVID VACCINATION I understand that in order to participate in the Clinic I must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19. Date of final shot:Date Initials WAIVER I... 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 »

Privacy Policy

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 Program

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 »

St. Thomas Clinics

Racing Clinics January 31-February 4, 2018 February 28-March 4, 2018 / St. Thomas St Thomas Yacht Club and the St Thomas Sailing Center are hosting two North U Mid-Winter Clinics in St. Thomas USVI: January 31 - February 4, and February 28 - March 4. © Bill Gladstone The clinics will provide racing training aboard... 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 »

Contact Us

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 –

  • St Thomas USVI – ASA – Bal

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Balance Due for North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St. Thomas. February Clinic: Balance Due by December 15. 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

  • 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

  • Cruising and Seamanship plus book

    Cruising and Seamanship draws on a broad and ever changing mix of skills. Learn the latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills with the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship On-Demand Webinar and fourth edition Cruising and Seamanship book.

    On-Demand Webinar plus Book Package On Sale NOW Regular Price $184 Sale Price $159 with free shipping (US only) [We will email you links when you register] Click here for the On-Demand Webinar only (without the book). Click here for the book only (without the On-Demand Webinar) or for international book orders.

    USD$159.00
  • Performance Racing Clinic – AYC

    Austin Yacht Club Member Special 10% Savings and BYOB discount

    Performance Racing Clinic!
    April 4-8, 2022
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX
    North U's Performance Racing Clinic 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 Clinic includes over 27 hours of sailing, and upwards of 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! AYC Members Save 10% off the regular clinic fee. You save even more if you bring your own boat and/ or crew (skipper + 3 crew). Alas,this clinic is full. Email Bill@Northu.com Subject: Austin Waitlist to be placed on the waitlist. If you are already enrolled you can pay your balance even though item is on "backorder."
    – COVID Vaccine Required –

  • St Thomas USVI – ASA – Feb

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. ASA Members Save $159 or Sign up as a crew of 4 and save $259/person Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. Alas, the FEBRUARY Session is Sold Out If you would like to be put on the wait list email: Bill@NorthU.com Subject: St Thomas February Waitlist Click here to Sign Up for the MARCH Session (Do not sit on your hands: March is nearly full. You can Waitlist for February and Sign Up for March. If Feb opens up we can switch you.) North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • St Thomas USVI – ASA – March

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. ASA Members Save $159 or Sign up as a crew of 4 and save $259/person Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. Sign Up From This Page for MARCH Session (scroll down...) Click here to Sign Up for FEBRUARY Session North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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  • 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.

  • Sail Trim Webinar

    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 Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar: – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – LIVE March 8, 10, 15, 17; | 7:30 – 9:30 pm EST , 4:30 – 6:30 pm PST – View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like for months. – You can sign up for the full program after the start date and access all the recordings Curriculum – The latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition – Symmetric and asymmetric spinnaker trim for better speed and control Sign Up NOW No Risk Registration: Full Refund if you cancel [Registration closes 2 hours before class]

  • Advanced Tactics On Demand

    Dave Perry's Advanced Tactics and Decision Making Webinar Sailboat racing is complicated. You need strong tactics to win races. At a North U Advanced Tactics Webinar you'll learn how to make better tactical decisions. Advanced Tactics Webinar: – A Four-Session Course led by Dave Perry – Now available On-Demand – Recordings of earlier live webinars Course Topics Session 1 – Upwind Session 2 – Downwind Session 3 – Marks Session 4 – Starts Click Here to see Live Webinar options Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • 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

  • Sail Trim On Demand

    NEW Program! Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at the North U On-Demand Trim Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar NOW On-Demand : – An eight hour course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – Available On-Demand on your schedule – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like – Subscribe for the Full Series and Receive a Full Year of access – Introductory Sale: Save $40 Curriculum – Two x two hour sessions with the latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition - A full two hours on Symmetric Spinnaker Trim - A full two hours on Asymmetric Trim plus Jib & Main Downwind – North U Trim book available for purchase with the webinar Sign Up NOW @ ASA. Use Coupon NORTHU2020 and Save!

    USD$120.00
  • Racing Tactics On Demand

    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. – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On-Demand on your schedule - These are recordings of the live webinars – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like SUMMMER SALE Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022, Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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. This Clinic is FULL: email Bill@NorthU.com to be put on the wait list. North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • 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
  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Weeks February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Weeks at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. We've had cancellation so registration is open! Or Click here to Sign Up for the MARCH Session North U Risk Free Pre-Registration Your Deposit (or Payment in Full) is fully refundable through November 30. COVID Vaccination is REQUIRED

  • North U Racing Tactics

    Performance Racing Tactics by Bill Gladstone The most complete book on modern racing tactics, Performance Racing Tactics takes you all the way around the course. 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. A great gift - order copies for your crew! Link to the Kindle edition... Package Deal: Buy both North U Racing Tactics and North U Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9

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  • Tactics Seminar Park City

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: The Atrium @ KILN 1090 Center Drive Park City, UT 84098 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Tactics Seminar Eugene

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Sunday, April 24th, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: Eugene Yacht Club 26126 Bangs Road, Junction City, OR 97448 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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..

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
  • North U Racing Trim

    Performance Racing Trim The most complete book on modern sailing performance To win races you have to sail fast. Performance Racing Trim shows you how. The TRIM book gives complete coverage to upwind and downwind sail trim and boat handling, including mainsail and genoa trim, helming and the trim and handling of both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Package Deal: Buy both North U Performance Racing Tactics and North U Performance Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9. DELAYS:  North U Performance Racing TRIM is out of stock and delivery of the new print run is delayed. It will be at least a month before we ship.  Sorry for the delay. 

    USD$29.00

Cruising & Seamanship(3)

  • Cruising and Seamanship Webinar

    Cruising and Seamanship skills are constantly evolving. There have been improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising & Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship webinar.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – LIVE April 12, 14, 19, 21; 7:30-9:30 pm EST – View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – You can sign up for the full program after the start date and access all the recordings - Add the Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book with free (US) shipping Curriculum – The latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills, terminology, and in all conditions – North U Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail Sign Up NOW No Risk Registration: Full Refund if you cancel [Registration closes 1 hour before class]

  • Cruising and Seamanship On Demand

    Cruising and Seamanship draws on a broad and ever changing mix of skills. Over time there have been changes and improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship Webinar On-Demand.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course led by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Special appearance by meteorologist Chris Bedford – 4 x 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On Demand to View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – Program is a recording of a live webinar series Curriculum – Upwind Trim for speed, balance, comfort, and control – Downwind and Reaching under Jib and Main, Gennaker, or Spinnaker – Marine Weather, Heavy Weather Sailing, and Safety – Navigation, Night Sailing, Cruise Planning, and Seamanship – North U Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail On Sale NOW Regular Price $145 Sale Price $120 [We will email you links when you register] Click here to add the Advanced Cruising & Seamanship book with free shipping (US only)

    USD$120.00
  • 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

Event(9)

  • Cruising and Seamanship Webinar

    Cruising and Seamanship skills are constantly evolving. There have been improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising & Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship webinar.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – LIVE April 12, 14, 19, 21; 7:30-9:30 pm EST – View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – You can sign up for the full program after the start date and access all the recordings - Add the Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book with free (US) shipping Curriculum – The latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills, terminology, and in all conditions – North U Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail Sign Up NOW No Risk Registration: Full Refund if you cancel [Registration closes 1 hour before class]

  • Sail Trim Webinar

    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 Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar: – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – LIVE March 8, 10, 15, 17; | 7:30 – 9:30 pm EST , 4:30 – 6:30 pm PST – View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like for months. – You can sign up for the full program after the start date and access all the recordings Curriculum – The latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition – Symmetric and asymmetric spinnaker trim for better speed and control Sign Up NOW No Risk Registration: Full Refund if you cancel [Registration closes 2 hours before class]

  • Rules as Tactical Tools Webinar – Series 3

    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 3: Tuesday, Thursday: April 26, 28, May 3, 5, 2022; 7:30–9:30pm eastern. 4:30-6:30pm pacific Enrollment closes 2 hours before the start of each session... Register now. North U Risk Free Registration - Full Refund if you cancel –

  • Performance Race Week

    Performance Race Week!
    April 4-8, 2022
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX
    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 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! This Clinic is FULL. Join the waitlist: email Bill@NorthU.com Subject: Austin Waitlist. If you are already enrolled you can pay your balance due even though item is on "backorder." - COVID Vaccine Required -

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022, Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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. This Clinic is FULL: email Bill@NorthU.com to be put on the wait list. North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Weeks February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Weeks at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. We've had cancellation so registration is open! Or Click here to Sign Up for the MARCH Session North U Risk Free Pre-Registration Your Deposit (or Payment in Full) is fully refundable through November 30. COVID Vaccination is REQUIRED

  • Trim Seminar Sequoia

    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. Sunday, March 20th, 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: 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.

  • Tactics Seminar Park City

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: The Atrium @ KILN 1090 Center Drive Park City, UT 84098 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Tactics Seminar Eugene

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Sunday, April 24th, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: Eugene Yacht Club 26126 Bangs Road, Junction City, OR 97448 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

Live Webinars(2)

  • Cruising and Seamanship Webinar

    Cruising and Seamanship skills are constantly evolving. There have been improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising & Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship webinar.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – LIVE April 12, 14, 19, 21; 7:30-9:30 pm EST – View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – You can sign up for the full program after the start date and access all the recordings - Add the Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book with free (US) shipping Curriculum – The latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills, terminology, and in all conditions – North U Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail Sign Up NOW No Risk Registration: Full Refund if you cancel [Registration closes 1 hour before class]

  • Rules as Tactical Tools Webinar – Series 3

    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 3: Tuesday, Thursday: April 26, 28, May 3, 5, 2022; 7:30–9:30pm eastern. 4:30-6:30pm pacific Enrollment closes 2 hours before the start of each session... Register now. North U Risk Free Registration - Full Refund if you cancel –

Racing: Sail Trim(6)

  • Sail Trim Webinar

    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 Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar: – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – LIVE March 8, 10, 15, 17; | 7:30 – 9:30 pm EST , 4:30 – 6:30 pm PST – View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like for months. – You can sign up for the full program after the start date and access all the recordings Curriculum – The latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition – Symmetric and asymmetric spinnaker trim for better speed and control Sign Up NOW No Risk Registration: Full Refund if you cancel [Registration closes 2 hours before class]

  • Sail Trim On Demand

    NEW Program! Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at the North U On-Demand Trim Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar NOW On-Demand : – An eight hour course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – Available On-Demand on your schedule – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like – Subscribe for the Full Series and Receive a Full Year of access – Introductory Sale: Save $40 Curriculum – Two x two hour sessions with the latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition - A full two hours on Symmetric Spinnaker Trim - A full two hours on Asymmetric Trim plus Jib & Main Downwind – North U Trim book available for purchase with the webinar Sign Up NOW @ ASA. Use Coupon NORTHU2020 and Save!

    USD$120.00
  • Trim Seminar Sequoia

    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. Sunday, March 20th, 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: 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.

  • Trim Seminar Colorado

    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, April 30th, 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 Dillon Marina in partnership with Dillon YC presents North U Racing Trim to be held at Tommyknocker Brewery 1401 Miner Street, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Dillon Yacht Club Members should sign up under Member category. Tuition includes Tommyknocker lunch

  • 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
  • North U Racing Trim

    Performance Racing Trim The most complete book on modern sailing performance To win races you have to sail fast. Performance Racing Trim shows you how. The TRIM book gives complete coverage to upwind and downwind sail trim and boat handling, including mainsail and genoa trim, helming and the trim and handling of both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Package Deal: Buy both North U Performance Racing Tactics and North U Performance Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9. DELAYS:  North U Performance Racing TRIM is out of stock and delivery of the new print run is delayed. It will be at least a month before we ship.  Sorry for the delay. 

    USD$29.00

Seminars(8)

  • Sail Trim Webinar

    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 Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar: – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – LIVE March 8, 10, 15, 17; | 7:30 – 9:30 pm EST , 4:30 – 6:30 pm PST – View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like for months. – You can sign up for the full program after the start date and access all the recordings Curriculum – The latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition – Symmetric and asymmetric spinnaker trim for better speed and control Sign Up NOW No Risk Registration: Full Refund if you cancel [Registration closes 2 hours before class]

  • Advanced Tactics On Demand

    Dave Perry's Advanced Tactics and Decision Making Webinar Sailboat racing is complicated. You need strong tactics to win races. At a North U Advanced Tactics Webinar you'll learn how to make better tactical decisions. Advanced Tactics Webinar: – A Four-Session Course led by Dave Perry – Now available On-Demand – Recordings of earlier live webinars Course Topics Session 1 – Upwind Session 2 – Downwind Session 3 – Marks Session 4 – Starts Click Here to see Live Webinar options Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • Sail Trim On Demand

    NEW Program! Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at the North U On-Demand Trim Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar NOW On-Demand : – An eight hour course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – Available On-Demand on your schedule – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like – Subscribe for the Full Series and Receive a Full Year of access – Introductory Sale: Save $40 Curriculum – Two x two hour sessions with the latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition - A full two hours on Symmetric Spinnaker Trim - A full two hours on Asymmetric Trim plus Jib & Main Downwind – North U Trim book available for purchase with the webinar Sign Up NOW @ ASA. Use Coupon NORTHU2020 and Save!

    USD$120.00
  • Racing Tactics On Demand

    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. – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On-Demand on your schedule - These are recordings of the live webinars – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like SUMMMER SALE Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • Trim Seminar Sequoia

    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. Sunday, March 20th, 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: 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.

  • Tactics Seminar Park City

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: The Atrium @ KILN 1090 Center Drive Park City, UT 84098 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Trim Seminar Colorado

    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, April 30th, 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 Dillon Marina in partnership with Dillon YC presents North U Racing Trim to be held at Tommyknocker Brewery 1401 Miner Street, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Dillon Yacht Club Members should sign up under Member category. Tuition includes Tommyknocker lunch

  • Tactics Seminar Eugene

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Sunday, April 24th, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: Eugene Yacht Club 26126 Bangs Road, Junction City, OR 97448 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

Racing: Tactics(7)

  • Rules as Tactical Tools Webinar – Series 3

    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 3: Tuesday, Thursday: April 26, 28, May 3, 5, 2022; 7:30–9:30pm eastern. 4:30-6:30pm pacific Enrollment closes 2 hours before the start of each session... Register now. North U Risk Free Registration - Full Refund if you cancel –

  • Advanced Tactics On Demand

    Dave Perry's Advanced Tactics and Decision Making Webinar Sailboat racing is complicated. You need strong tactics to win races. At a North U Advanced Tactics Webinar you'll learn how to make better tactical decisions. Advanced Tactics Webinar: – A Four-Session Course led by Dave Perry – Now available On-Demand – Recordings of earlier live webinars Course Topics Session 1 – Upwind Session 2 – Downwind Session 3 – Marks Session 4 – Starts Click Here to see Live Webinar options Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • Racing Tactics On Demand

    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. – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On-Demand on your schedule - These are recordings of the live webinars – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like SUMMMER SALE Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • 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
  • North U Racing Tactics

    Performance Racing Tactics by Bill Gladstone The most complete book on modern racing tactics, Performance Racing Tactics takes you all the way around the course. 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. A great gift - order copies for your crew! Link to the Kindle edition... Package Deal: Buy both North U Racing Tactics and North U Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9

    USD$29.00
  • Tactics Seminar Park City

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: The Atrium @ KILN 1090 Center Drive Park City, UT 84098 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

  • Tactics Seminar Eugene

    It takes more than great boat speed to win races. You need strong tactics and great boat speed. At a North U Tactics Seminar you'll learn the essentials of Racing Strategy, Tactics, and Rules. – Sunday, April 24th, 2022 – A day-long course led by veteran instructor Andrew Kerr – Starting Tactics to get a good start every time – Upwind Tactics to hit the shifts and sail in clear air - Downwind Tactics for spinnaker and non-spinnaker racing – Mark Rounding and Finishing Tactics Location: Eugene Yacht Club 26126 Bangs Road, Junction City, OR 97448 Registration fee includes a simple lunch. RISK FREE Registration - FULL Refund if you cancel

On Demand(5)

  • Advanced Tactics On Demand

    Dave Perry's Advanced Tactics and Decision Making Webinar Sailboat racing is complicated. You need strong tactics to win races. At a North U Advanced Tactics Webinar you'll learn how to make better tactical decisions. Advanced Tactics Webinar: – A Four-Session Course led by Dave Perry – Now available On-Demand – Recordings of earlier live webinars Course Topics Session 1 – Upwind Session 2 – Downwind Session 3 – Marks Session 4 – Starts Click Here to see Live Webinar options Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • Cruising and Seamanship On Demand

    Cruising and Seamanship draws on a broad and ever changing mix of skills. Over time there have been changes and improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship Webinar On-Demand.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course led by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Special appearance by meteorologist Chris Bedford – 4 x 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On Demand to View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – Program is a recording of a live webinar series Curriculum – Upwind Trim for speed, balance, comfort, and control – Downwind and Reaching under Jib and Main, Gennaker, or Spinnaker – Marine Weather, Heavy Weather Sailing, and Safety – Navigation, Night Sailing, Cruise Planning, and Seamanship – North U Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail On Sale NOW Regular Price $145 Sale Price $120 [We will email you links when you register] Click here to add the Advanced Cruising & Seamanship book with free shipping (US only)

    USD$120.00
  • Sail Trim On Demand

    NEW Program! Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at the North U On-Demand Trim Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar NOW On-Demand : – An eight hour course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – Available On-Demand on your schedule – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like – Subscribe for the Full Series and Receive a Full Year of access – Introductory Sale: Save $40 Curriculum – Two x two hour sessions with the latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition - A full two hours on Symmetric Spinnaker Trim - A full two hours on Asymmetric Trim plus Jib & Main Downwind – North U Trim book available for purchase with the webinar Sign Up NOW @ ASA. Use Coupon NORTHU2020 and Save!

    USD$120.00
  • Racing Tactics On Demand

    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. – A Four Session Course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On-Demand on your schedule - These are recordings of the live webinars – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like SUMMMER SALE Bundle Deal: When you purchase both Racing Tactics - On Demand + Advanced Tactics - On Demand, save 20% off your order when you use code ART20

    USD$99.00
  • 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, Routing, Strategy and Performance features. 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(9)

  • 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

  • Cruising and Seamanship On Demand

    Cruising and Seamanship draws on a broad and ever changing mix of skills. Over time there have been changes and improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship Webinar On-Demand.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course led by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Special appearance by meteorologist Chris Bedford – 4 x 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On Demand to View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – Program is a recording of a live webinar series Curriculum – Upwind Trim for speed, balance, comfort, and control – Downwind and Reaching under Jib and Main, Gennaker, or Spinnaker – Marine Weather, Heavy Weather Sailing, and Safety – Navigation, Night Sailing, Cruise Planning, and Seamanship – North U Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail On Sale NOW Regular Price $145 Sale Price $120 [We will email you links when you register] Click here to add the Advanced Cruising & Seamanship book with free shipping (US only)

    USD$120.00
  • Performance Race Week

    Performance Race Week!
    April 4-8, 2022
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX
    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 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! This Clinic is FULL. Join the waitlist: email Bill@NorthU.com Subject: Austin Waitlist. If you are already enrolled you can pay your balance due even though item is on "backorder." - COVID Vaccine Required -

  • Sail Trim On Demand

    NEW Program! Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at the North U On-Demand Trim Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar NOW On-Demand : – An eight hour course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – Available On-Demand on your schedule – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like – Subscribe for the Full Series and Receive a Full Year of access – Introductory Sale: Save $40 Curriculum – Two x two hour sessions with the latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition - A full two hours on Symmetric Spinnaker Trim - A full two hours on Asymmetric Trim plus Jib & Main Downwind – North U Trim book available for purchase with the webinar Sign Up NOW @ ASA. Use Coupon NORTHU2020 and Save!

    USD$120.00
  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022, Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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. This Clinic is FULL: email Bill@NorthU.com to be put on the wait list. North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Weeks February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Weeks at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. We've had cancellation so registration is open! Or Click here to Sign Up for the MARCH Session North U Risk Free Pre-Registration Your Deposit (or Payment in Full) is fully refundable through November 30. COVID Vaccination is REQUIRED

  • Trim Seminar Sequoia

    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. Sunday, March 20th, 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: 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.

  • Trim Seminar Colorado

    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, April 30th, 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 Dillon Marina in partnership with Dillon YC presents North U Racing Trim to be held at Tommyknocker Brewery 1401 Miner Street, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Dillon Yacht Club Members should sign up under Member category. Tuition includes Tommyknocker lunch

  • 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, Routing, Strategy and Performance features. 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

Sailing & Cruising(1)

  • Cruising and Seamanship On Demand

    Cruising and Seamanship draws on a broad and ever changing mix of skills. Over time there have been changes and improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship Webinar On-Demand.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course led by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Special appearance by meteorologist Chris Bedford – 4 x 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On Demand to View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – Program is a recording of a live webinar series Curriculum – Upwind Trim for speed, balance, comfort, and control – Downwind and Reaching under Jib and Main, Gennaker, or Spinnaker – Marine Weather, Heavy Weather Sailing, and Safety – Navigation, Night Sailing, Cruise Planning, and Seamanship – North U Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail On Sale NOW Regular Price $145 Sale Price $120 [We will email you links when you register] Click here to add the Advanced Cruising & Seamanship book with free shipping (US only)

    USD$120.00

Types(9)

  • Cruising and Seamanship On Demand

    Cruising and Seamanship draws on a broad and ever changing mix of skills. Over time there have been changes and improvements in sails, boats, and gear; and of course a revolution in electronics and navigation.  Learn the latest in Cruising and Seamanship skills at the NorthU Cruising and Seamanship Webinar On-Demand.

    Cruising and Seamanship Webinar: – A Four Session Course led by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Special appearance by meteorologist Chris Bedford – 4 x 2 hour sessions, 8 hours total – Available On Demand to View, Review, Revisit Recordings as often as you like – Program is a recording of a live webinar series Curriculum – Upwind Trim for speed, balance, comfort, and control – Downwind and Reaching under Jib and Main, Gennaker, or Spinnaker – Marine Weather, Heavy Weather Sailing, and Safety – Navigation, Night Sailing, Cruise Planning, and Seamanship – North U Advanced Cruising and Seamanship book available by mail On Sale NOW Regular Price $145 Sale Price $120 [We will email you links when you register] Click here to add the Advanced Cruising & Seamanship book with free shipping (US only)

    USD$120.00
  • Performance Race Week

    Performance Race Week!
    April 4-8, 2022
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX
    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 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! This Clinic is FULL. Join the waitlist: email Bill@NorthU.com Subject: Austin Waitlist. If you are already enrolled you can pay your balance due even though item is on "backorder." - COVID Vaccine Required -

  • Sail Trim On Demand

    NEW Program! Speed wins races. The difference between mid-fleet and podium is just a couple percent.  Get the critical increment of Fast at the North U On-Demand Trim Webinar. Boat Speed and Racing Trim Webinar NOW On-Demand : – An eight hour course lead by North U Director Bill Gladstone – Sign up for single sessions or the full series – Available On-Demand on your schedule – View, Review, Revisit as often as you like – Subscribe for the Full Series and Receive a Full Year of access – Introductory Sale: Save $40 Curriculum – Two x two hour sessions with the latest in upwind trim and performance in all condition - A full two hours on Symmetric Spinnaker Trim - A full two hours on Asymmetric Trim plus Jib & Main Downwind – North U Trim book available for purchase with the webinar Sign Up NOW @ ASA. Use Coupon NORTHU2020 and Save!

    USD$120.00
  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022, Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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. This Clinic is FULL: email Bill@NorthU.com to be put on the wait list. North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Weeks February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Weeks at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. We've had cancellation so registration is open! Or Click here to Sign Up for the MARCH Session North U Risk Free Pre-Registration Your Deposit (or Payment in Full) is fully refundable through November 30. COVID Vaccination is REQUIRED

  • North U Racing Tactics

    Performance Racing Tactics by Bill Gladstone The most complete book on modern racing tactics, Performance Racing Tactics takes you all the way around the course. 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. A great gift - order copies for your crew! Link to the Kindle edition... Package Deal: Buy both North U Racing Tactics and North U Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9

    USD$29.00
  • Trim Seminar Sequoia

    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. Sunday, March 20th, 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: 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.

  • Trim Seminar Colorado

    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, April 30th, 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 Dillon Marina in partnership with Dillon YC presents North U Racing Trim to be held at Tommyknocker Brewery 1401 Miner Street, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Curriculum is the same for all participants. Dillon Yacht Club Members should sign up under Member category. Tuition includes Tommyknocker lunch

  • North U Racing Trim

    Performance Racing Trim The most complete book on modern sailing performance To win races you have to sail fast. Performance Racing Trim shows you how. The TRIM book gives complete coverage to upwind and downwind sail trim and boat handling, including mainsail and genoa trim, helming and the trim and handling of both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Package Deal: Buy both North U Performance Racing Tactics and North U Performance Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9. DELAYS:  North U Performance Racing TRIM is out of stock and delivery of the new print run is delayed. It will be at least a month before we ship.  Sorry for the delay. 

    USD$29.00

Clinics(3)

  • Performance Race Week

    Performance Race Week!
    April 4-8, 2022
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX
    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 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! This Clinic is FULL. Join the waitlist: email Bill@NorthU.com Subject: Austin Waitlist. If you are already enrolled you can pay your balance due even though item is on "backorder." - COVID Vaccine Required -

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022, Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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. This Clinic is FULL: email Bill@NorthU.com to be put on the wait list. North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Weeks February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Weeks at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. We've had cancellation so registration is open! Or Click here to Sign Up for the MARCH Session North U Risk Free Pre-Registration Your Deposit (or Payment in Full) is fully refundable through November 30. COVID Vaccination is REQUIRED

On the Water(3)

  • Performance Race Week

    Performance Race Week!
    April 4-8, 2022
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX
    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 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! This Clinic is FULL. Join the waitlist: email Bill@NorthU.com Subject: Austin Waitlist. If you are already enrolled you can pay your balance due even though item is on "backorder." - COVID Vaccine Required -

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Clinics February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022, Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Clinics at the St Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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. This Clinic is FULL: email Bill@NorthU.com to be put on the wait list. North U Risk Free Pre-Registration COVID Vaccination REQUIRED

  • St Thomas USVI

    The North U Performance Racing Weeks February 2–6 and March 2–6, 2022 Join us for our 6th season of North U Performance Racing Weeks at the St. Thomas Sailing Center in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two sessions will be offered: February 2–6 and March 2-6, 2022. Each clinic starts on a Wednesday and runs through Sunday. 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, you'll master all facets of racing trim, helming, spinnaker handling, and tactics utilizing a fleet of matched IC-24s. We've had cancellation so registration is open! Or Click here to Sign Up for the MARCH Session North U Risk Free Pre-Registration Your Deposit (or Payment in Full) is fully refundable through November 30. COVID Vaccination is REQUIRED

Performance Racing(1)

  • Performance Race Week

    Performance Race Week!
    April 4-8, 2022
    Lake Travis, Austin YC, Austin TX
    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 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! This Clinic is FULL. Join the waitlist: email Bill@NorthU.com Subject: Austin Waitlist. If you are already enrolled you can pay your balance due even though item is on "backorder." - COVID Vaccine Required -

Books & Media(5)

  • 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
  • North U Racing Tactics

    Performance Racing Tactics by Bill Gladstone The most complete book on modern racing tactics, Performance Racing Tactics takes you all the way around the course. 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. A great gift - order copies for your crew! Link to the Kindle edition... Package Deal: Buy both North U Racing Tactics and North U Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9

    USD$29.00
  • 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
  • North U Racing Trim

    Performance Racing Trim The most complete book on modern sailing performance To win races you have to sail fast. Performance Racing Trim shows you how. The TRIM book gives complete coverage to upwind and downwind sail trim and boat handling, including mainsail and genoa trim, helming and the trim and handling of both conventional and asymmetric spinnakers. Package Deal: Buy both North U Performance Racing Tactics and North U Performance Racing Trim and use the Coupon Code TandT to save $9. DELAYS:  North U Performance Racing TRIM is out of stock and delivery of the new print run is delayed. It will be at least a month before we ship.  Sorry for the delay. 

    USD$29.00

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, Routing, Strategy and Performance features. 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

Board of Directors(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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  • Fran Wainer

    Fran Wainer has been working with Bill Gladstone and running the day to day operations at North U World Headquarters in Madison, CT since 2001.

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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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