Bill Gladstone is the Director of the North U Performance Division of American Sailing. He is the author and creator of North U Performance Racing Trim and North U Performance Racing Tactics books, seminars, online classes, and Performance Race Week clinics. Bill is also the author of the American Sailing's Advanced Cruising and Seamanship textbook and regularly presents online classes on the topic of seamanship.
Bill’s racing experience covers the spectrum, including everything from dinghies to maxis, ponds to oceans, and foredeck to helm. Bill has been teaching sailing and racing for over forty years throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. His books and programs have been translated into eleven languages. Graduates of his seminars and clinics number in the tens of thousands. They are winning races and cruising with confidence the world over.