Summary of Qualifications
Over 30 years of power and sailboat experience
including 20,000 miles of offshore voyaging.
than eighteen years of successful teaching
as a consistently dedicated, creative,
responsible and resourceful professional
who shows determination to accomplish
License 50 GT. with auxilliary sail
- Basic Safety Training: Fire fighting,
first aid, survival
Certified Instructor - Basic &
Coastal Cruising, & Bareboat Charter.
- US Sailing Certifie4d Small Boat Instructor
Radio - General class license since
certified SCUBA Diver
- WWU Bellingham, WA - 1983
in Teaching - City University, Bellevue,
WA - 1991
2008 – Commodore – Hawaii Women’s Yacht Racing Association.
2007 – Present- Co-Leader Sea Scout Ship 5200, Waianae Youth Sailing Program. Helped to initiate and organize this volunteer program for at-risk High School aged youth on the Waianae Coast.
2006 – Present – Sailing Instructor – Rainbow Bay Marina, Pearl Harbor, HI, teaching recreational sailing classes for the US Navy as well as clinics for the Pearl Harbor Yacht Club and Navy JROTC.
April 2006 – Jan. 2008 - Captain – Island Spirit – 40’ sailing catamaran, owned by Wildside Specialty Tours operating daily dolphin/snorkel tours out of the Waianae Boat Harbor, HI.
– Sept. 2005 – Hostess/Skipper,
Flotilla Lead Boat, Odysseus Yacht Charters,
Corfu Greece. Started as crew and worked
up to skipper in the Northern and Southern
July 2005 – Crew on 52’
Yacht Samadhi II in the Aegean
Rally. A 10 day 400 mile race through
the Aegean Isands.
–2004 Charter Skipper/Instructor,
Anacortes Yacht Charters, Anacortes,
WA. Responsible for all aspects of boat
handling on Power and Sailboats up to
50ft. Instructed and qualified students to the ASA Bareboat Charter level.
1992 – 2004 Certified
Teacher, Fort Stevens Elementary,
Yelm, WA. Successfully carried out all
of the responsibilities as a primary
1989 – 1991 Head Sailing
Instructor, Mercer Island Parks
and Recreation, Mercer Island, WA Responsible
for supervision of staff, safety and
instruction of students, and maintenance
and repair of sailboats.
1985 – 1986 Teacher,
Kayangel Elementary School, Republic
of Palau, Micronesia. Designed curriculum
and developed materials to teach English
to Palauan children ages 10 –
14. Also learned how to live off the
land on a tropical island.
1984 – 1985 Captain,
Pacific Peacemaker Project. Skippered
54’ ketch for a non-profit organization,
sailing from Seattle to Micronesia.
Responsible for planning, preparation,
crew selection and training, and overall
operation, including celestial navigation
during ten month voyage.
1982 – 1983 First Mate,
Yacht “Chenoah” 36’cutter.
Responsible for voyage planning, preparation,
navigation, radio communication, and
watchstanding during 12 month, 12,000
mile voyage from Anacortes to Mexico,
French Polynesia, Hawaii and returning
– 1980 Boatswainsmate/ Port Safety
Inspector. U.S. Coast Guard.
Port Safety Station Seattle, WA and
Port Safety Detachment, Anacortes, WA.
had a great time learning to sail with
Ann. She was very patient and gave me
the hands-on practice I needed.
Nancy Maudslein – Student in ASA
Basic Keelboat class
is my first choice to instruct our ASA
Bareboat Chartering classes because she
has a knack in teaching all levels of
sailors and building students’ confidence.
Captain Galen Tyler, Director - ASA Sailing
School at Anacortes Yacht Charters.
has been an asset to Fort Stevens Elementary
for many years. Her honesty and integrity
make her a trusted colleague. She has
an ability to reach all students. We will
Andy Wolf, Principal, Fort Stevens Elementary,
year you helped us with the Grand Banks
36, Pure Joy II, out of Anacortes Yacht
Charters. We had a great week and knew
someday we would return. This summer we
purchased an Ericson 38-200. We made four
trips in the Northwest this summer; two
to the San Juans and two in Puget Sound.
If we didn’t have such a positive
experience last summer, we would not have
been as adventurous this year, so thank
Don and Chris Taugher, Westminster, CA
Cruise ‘N Learn Students with AYC.
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