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SPRING 2024

Performance Racing Seminars

In-person classroom-based seminars about sail trim, racing strategy, rules and tactics. Powered by North U.
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FEB 27 · 29 & MAR 5 · 7 • 4:30PM PT

Sail Trim - 4-Part Series

A 4-part online class series designed to teach the fundamentals of sail theory and the nuances of upwind & downwind sail trim.
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THU • FEB 29 • 4:30PM PT

Sail Trim | Part 2 - Theory & Upwind Trim

Discover solutions to challenging upwind performance, then apply what you've learned using the interactive Sail Trim Simulator to conclude the first half of this series.
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MAR • APR • MAY 2024

Virgins Islands - Florida - Texas - Maryland

Master racing trim, helming, and boat handling with experienced coaches onboard high-performance sailboats.
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TUE • FEB MAR 5 • 4:30PM PT

Sail Trim | Part 3 - Symmetrical Spinnakers

To begin the second half of this online class series, learn how to optimize downwind performance with symmetric spinnakers.
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Thu • MAR 7 • 4:30PM PT

Sail Trim | Part 4 - Symmetrical Spinnakers

To conclude this 4-part series, go beyond the basics learning how to optimize speed with subtle but critical improvements to improve downwind performance.
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MAR 2024

St Thomas, VI

Master racing trim, helming, and boat handling with experienced coaches onboard high-performance IC-24 sailboats
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MAR 2024

St Petersburg, FL

Master racing trim, helming, and boat handling with experienced coaches onboard high-performance J/70 sailboats
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MAR 12 & 14 • 4:30PM PT

Electrical Systems - 2-Part Series

In this 2-part online class series, we'll dive into solving boat electrical issues and maximizing solar power benefits for onboard life.
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TUE • MARCH 12 • 4:30PM PT

Electrical Systems - Part 1

Master battery optimization and rectify installation errors, including overcurrent protection and wiring mistakes, to enhance performance and lifespan.
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WED • MAR 13 • 4:30PM PT

FREE - The Art Of Sails

Learn the ins and outs of sails - how to select, care for, and use them. Brought to you by the industry-leading sailmakers at North Sails.
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THU • MARCH 14 • 4:30PM PT

Electrical Systems - Part 2

Discover solar panel fundamentals, optimize performance, and prolong lifespan in marine environments to minimize electrical energy costs on board.
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MAR 19 & 21 • 4:30PM PT

Marine Weather Planning - 2-Part Series

Refine your route planning skills by effectively incorporating marine weather planning, predictions, observations and technology.
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TUE • MAR 19 • 4:30PM PT

Marine Weather Planning - Part 1

Refine your route planning skills by effectively incorporating marine weather planning, predictions, observations and technology.
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THU • MAR 21 • 4:30PM PT

Marine Weather Planning - Part 2

Refine your route planning skills by effectively incorporating marine weather planning, predictions, observations and technology.
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SUN • MAR 24 • Grapevine, TX

Racing Strategy, Tactics & Rules

Learn techniques, tactics, and decision-making skills to help your performance on the race course at this in-person seminar

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TUE • MAR 26 • 4:30PM PT

Night Sailing Demystified

Embark on a captivating journey into night sailing, illuminating secrets and navigating under the night sky.
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THU • MAR 28 • 4:30PM PT

How To Buy A Cruising Boat

Discover the secrets to selecting and purchasing your ideal cruising boat with expert guidance on design, construction, and market trends.
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APRIL 2 · 4 · 16 · 18 • 4:30PM PT

Advanced Cruising & Seamanship - 4-Part Series

A comprehensive 4-part series of online classes, delving into seamanship essentials to help elevate your sailing expertise.
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TUE • APRIL 2 • 4:30PM PT

Advanced Cruising & Seamanship | Part 1

A comprehensive 4-part series of online classes, delving into seamanship essentials to help elevate your sailing expertise.
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THU • APRIL 4 • 4:30PM PT

Advanced Cruising & Seamanship | Part 2

A comprehensive 4-part series of online classes, delving into seamanship essentials to help elevate your sailing expertise.
North U Sail Trim Seminar

SAT • APR 6 • Nepean, ON

Sail Trim & Boat Speed

Learn about sail dynamics, sail trim, and optimizing performance for various wind conditions at this in-person seminar.

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SAT • APR 6 • Halifax, NS

Racing Strategy, Tactics & Rules

Learn techniques, tactics, and decision-making skills to help your performance on the race course at this in-person seminar

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Apr 2024

Paraty, Brazil in South America

Sail in pristine waters along the coast lined with tropical rainforest and white and golden sandy beaches.
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Apr 2024

Austin, TX

Master racing trim, helming, and boat handling with experienced coaches onboard high-performance J/80 sailboats
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APR 9 & 23 • 4:30PM PT

Diesel Engine Fundamentals - 2-Part Series

Explore diesel engine basics: A two-part online class series where we tackle core engine maintenance for boat owners and uncover advanced troubleshooting techniques.
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TUE • APR 9 • 4:30PM PT

Diesel Engine Fundamentals - Part 1

Explore the vital significance of clean fuel, streamline oil changes to minimize mess, and maintain raw and freshwater cooling systems for optimal performance.
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THU • APR 11 • 4:30PM PT

Couples Sailing

Unlock the secrets to successful cruising for couples! Learn essential skills & strategies to ensure harmonious and enjoyable voyages together.
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TUE • APRIL 16 • 4:30PM PT

Advanced Cruising & Seamanship | Part 3

A comprehensive 4-part series of online classes, delving into seamanship essentials to help elevate your sailing expertise.
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Apr 2024

Charleston, SC

Compete in Charleston Race Week and master every facet of regatta success with experienced coaches onboard J/22s.
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THU • APRIL 18 • 4:30PM PT

Advanced Cruising & Seamanship | Part 4

A comprehensive 4-part series of online classes, delving into seamanship essentials to help elevate your sailing expertise.
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APR 2024

Islands of Belize

Experience the beauty of Belize on this sailing flotilla. Explore new locations every day, enjoy snorkeling, and more.

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SUN • APR 14 • Park City, UT

Racing Strategy, Tactics & Rules

Learn techniques, tactics, and decision-making skills to help your performance on the race course at this in-person seminar

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TUE • APR 23 • 4:30PM PT

Diesel Engine Fundamentals - Part 2

Discover the intricacies of diesel engines while identifying common issues, their symptoms, and troubleshooting procedures and fixes for smooth operation.
North U Sail Trim Seminar

SAT • APR 27 • Denver, CO

Sail Trim & Boat Speed

Learn about sail dynamics, sail trim, and optimizing performance for various wind conditions at this in-person seminar.

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SUN • APR 28 • Eugene, OR

Racing Strategy, Tactics & Rules

Learn techniques, tactics, and decision-making skills to help your performance on the race course at this in-person seminar

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MAY 2024

Annapolis, MD

Compete in the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta with experienced coaches onboard high-performance J/80s.
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SAT • MAY 04 • Lakeside, MT

Racing Strategy, Tactics & Rules

Learn techniques, tactics, and decision-making skills to help your performance on the race course at this in-person seminar

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MAY 2024

Islands of Belize

Experience the beauty of Belize on this sailing flotilla. Explore new locations every day, enjoy snorkeling, and more.

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MAY 2024

Explore Croatia aboard Cataleya

A week-long cruise of Croatia onboard a fully crewed luxury yacht.
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MAY 2024

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Join this amazing flotilla and explore the beautiful coastline of Italy and enjoy the local cuisine and culture.
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May 2024

Greece & The Aegean Sea

Sail with us on the Magical Aegean Sea, visit ancient ruins and old castles, and taste the real Greek Mediterranean diet.

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MAY & JUN 2024

Dalmation Islands, Croatia

Embark on an unforgettable sailing journey tracing a course across Croatia's beautiful coastline.

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JUN 2024

British Virgin Islands, Caribbean

Find out why cruising sailors refer to the British Virgin Islands as a “sailor’s paradise.”

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Jun 2024

Greece & The Ionian Sea

With its scenery, quaint towns, rich culture, hospitable people and ideal sailing conditions, this should be on every sailor’s bucket list!
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JUN 2024

Greece & The Saronic Gulf

Spirited sailing with ancient Greek history and you have the formula for a memorable flotilla vacation.
Lenny Shabes Sailing Festival

JUN 2024

Lenny Shabes Sailing Festival

Pay tribute to Lenny and join us in the Caribbean for a week of sailing festivities including sundowners, beach bonfires & regattas.

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Jun 2024

Victoria & the Gulf Islands

Join fellow sailors for a week cruising the beautiful San Juan and Canadian Gulf Islands to Victoria, BC.

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JUN 2024

Islands of Belize

Experience the beauty of Belize on this sailing flotilla. Explore new locations every day, enjoy snorkeling, and more.

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JUN 2024

Greece

Experience Greece's Corfu Islands through sailing, cultural immersion, and personalized bareboat chartering.

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JUL 2024

Islands of Belize

Experience the beauty of Belize on this sailing flotilla. Explore new locations every day, enjoy snorkeling, and more.

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AUG / SEP • 7 DAYS

Grand Tour of New England

Join us aboard Arabella, a 157-foot mega yacht, to explore all the sights of Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cuttyhunk.
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AUG 2024

Gastro-Sail, Croatia

Explore the ancient city of Dubrovnik, Discover Ston & its well-preserved city walls and salt works.

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AUG 2024

Dalmatian Islands, Croatia

A sailor’s paradise with crystal clear waters, picturesque fishing villages, and scenic coves for anchoring.
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SEP 2024

Turkey

Turquoise waters, secluded anchorages, small restaurants, and amazing gastronomy is the recipe for a memorable flotilla vacation.
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NOV 2024

Islands of Belize

Experience the beauty of Belize on this sailing flotilla. Explore new locations every day, enjoy snorkeling, and more.

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DEC 2024

British Virgin Islands, Caribbean

Discover why the “Christmas Winds” make December in the BVI a sailing mecca!

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DEC 2024

Islands of Belize

Experience the beauty of Belize on this sailing flotilla. Explore new locations every day, enjoy snorkeling, and more.