About Director of Education

Grant is the Director of Education for NauticEd International Sailing School. He holds a Masters Degree in Engineering, is a USCG Master Mariner, a pilot and a dad. He has sailed the seven seas and lead dozens of sailing ventures all over the globe from the Caribbean and Mediterranean to the Pacific Islands of New Zealand, Tonga and Tahiti. Grant applies his technology and engineering background to develop the world's most advanced sailing eLearning program coupled with practical sailing schools spanning the globe. NauticEd has helped develop tens of thousands of sailing students in over 90 countries. Join Grants team at Nauticed.org

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International Sailing License

PRESS RELEASE: NauticEd Announces Sailing License and Credentials (SLC™), the International Sailing License.   NauticEd announced its newly approved International Sailing License, the SLC™, at the October 2017 Annapolis boat show.  SLC stands for Sailing License and Credentials. Grant Headifen, Global Director of Education for NauticEd, said that they have put high standards on attaining the […]

How to Gain a Boating License in the USA

How can an American gain an International Sailing and Boating License? At NauticEd, we help people reach their sailing goals and potential. Not surprisingly, most people would like to go bareboat charting on a sailing vacation. The perceived roadblock for Americans is presenting a recognized government boating license from their home country.  The United States is unique in the […]

Sailing in St Vincent and the Grenedines and Grenada

The Grenadines are the beautiful islands in between Saint Vincent and Grenada.   They make up part of the island of St Vincent and the Grenadines and the islands north of Grenada although neither the island of St Vincent or Grenada are part of the Grenadine islands. The terminology can be confusing because from a national naming perspective, […]

Sailing in Sicily Day 5 through 7

Sailing Vacation in Sicily This is the last 3 days of our sailing trip to the Aeolian Island in Sicily with Spartivento Yacht Charter on two Jeanneau 51.9s. Note: NauticEd are agents for all the yacht charter companies worldwide and can find you the best boats at the best deals. We don’t charge you a fee […]