3rd Coast Cruising

Indian Head Park, IL, USA
Chicago's largest sailing school, over the last 17 years we have trained 1000's of students. Sail 7 days a week, cross-train on many different types of boats, even a 38' Lagoon Catamaran while experiencing a variety of wind and sea conditions. Join the Club and sail everyday, all summer long! Share Membership with others, Fast Track your Captain'n License with tons of seatime. Club Membership benefits for the duration of your Unlimited Membership, Season: May-Oct. Off season training available.

Sailing School Credentials

Rated 5/5 by 2 students

Sailing School Location

Location: 111 N Lake Shore Dr chicago, IL 60601 USA
Phone: 866-724-5373
Website: www.3rdcoastcruising.com

Sailing School Instructors

Jim Miranda

Level IV Bareboat Charter Master Rank Chief Instructor
American National Standards Assessor
SLC Instructor
Email: cj@3rdcoastcruising.com
Phone: 708-482-4300
Teaching folks how to sail for 20 years,. My sailing club has promoted 40 Licensed Captains in the last 16 years.

Ulisses Gutierrez

Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor
Email: ugutierrez@msn.com
Phone: 312.375.5383
Experienced Captain and sailing instructor

Erik Hillenmeyer

Level I Skipper Rank Intern Instructor
Email: seabirdsailing@outlook.com
Phone: 6309158163
Erik is a licensed captain who has cruised and raced to ports all over Lake Michigan, as well as sailing among dozens of Caribbean Islands in the winter months.

Dan Flanagan

Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor
Email: dan@flanaganland.com
Phone: 6303888522
I make your sailing experience sailing simple, safe, & fun! 14 years experience on the Great Lakes!

Charles Freitag Jr.

Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor
Email: cf6123@gmx.com
Phone: 6309186123

Brittany Kiley

Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor
Email: brittanyakiley@gmail.com
Phone: 8479891600

Michael Vaughan

Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor
Email: Mjvaughan4@gmail.com
Phone: 9134908194
I like to sail

Catherine Hillenmeyer

Level V Skipper Rank Intern Instructor
Email: chillenmeyer@outlook.com
Phone: 773-562-6453

Russell Hackney

Level IV Captain Rank Qualified Instructor
American National Standards Assessor
SLC Instructor
Email: gogglemany@gmail.com
Phone: 3124982832
If you seek adventure and yearn for travel to exotic locales there is no better way than to visit by sea. Russell has been to over 30 countries and sailed on as many bodies of water. Learn from his over 20 years of experience and gain the confidence you need to enjoy, navigate, explore and live aboard the boat of your dreams to memories to last your lifetime.

Take online theory sailing courses with NauticEd, then use our skilled in-house sailing instructors to gain practical sailing experience and confidence. Once you pass the courses and practical training, you'll be awarded with a NauticEd Sailing Certification with Verified Practical Competency.

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