A career sailmaker and one of the founding partners of the Quantum Sail Design Group, Norman’s expertise lies in the technical elements of sailing. Norman actively races on the international sailing circuit as a pro trimmer/tactician/rig set up expert. He also is an expert in rig layout and set up for offshore cruising boats. Whether racing your boat locally on the Bay, campaigning on the international Grand Prix circuit or embarking on an ocean crossing or world cruise, Norman has the experience and advice that will make your plans a success.
For the last year Norman has also worked for the Americas Cup Race Management as team liaison for the World Series events. Norman’s racing experience includes:
Big Boat Series (including 14 overall wins)He is also the 1999 IRC National Champion having called tactics on the Custom RP 52 Vincitore in September of 09. Vincitore also defended her title in 2010 with Norman again as tactician.
- Countless local, regional, national and international events including several national championship wins in various classes.
- Block Island Race Week
- Bermuda Race
- Key West Race Week
- Consultant to America’s Cup Contenders
- Pacific Cup
- Kenwood Cup
- over 20 Mexican races