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  • 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.

  • 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

    – 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

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