worked with a broad range of people in developing
their skills and overcoming uncertainties about
skippering their own boat or crewing effectively.
I tailor instruction to complement learning styles
and empower individuals, groups and/or families
with the skills and confidence necessary for safe,
comfortable, and enjoyable voyaging; whether for
a weekend in the San Juan Islands or an extended
American Sailing Association (ASA) certification
- Basic Keelboat, Coastal Cruising, Bareboat Chartering,
Teaching you skills to confidently and safely
handle your new boat.
Orienting your family and friends so they can
relax and enjoy being on board and learn how to
participate in a helpful way.
Working with you on handling tough situations
to be prepared for emergencies.
with you on navigation, piloting your boat in
tight situations and docking.
Accompany a test sail on a boat you’re considering
Arrange a charter in your choice of location to
make your dream vacation possible.
Voyage planning and preparation including weather
routing utilizing my extensive real world experience.
Wide Yacht Delivery
relocate your boat while providing onboard instruction
or with a professional crew, so your boat is in
place for your enjoyment.
a yacht that you charter, providing trip planning,
navigation, boat handling and instruction if desired.
Overall management of vessel (and all crew members
aboard) both at sea and in port with Owner on-board
logistics support, communication, navigation and