Instructor Certifications earned include- ASA201,203,204,205,206,214, NauticEd Captain Level 5 , Marine CPR AED First Aid, Transport Canada (TC) SVOP, TC Marine Emergencies ME3, ISAF Safety at Sea, ROCM VHF Radio Operators Course, TC PCOC.
Phone: 604 805 9944
With over 72,000 NM logged under sail and a professional sailing Instructor for the past 15 years, I have had the privilege to introduce sailing and certify more than 1600 students on cruising keelboats 24-52 feet and cruising catamarans 38-48 feet. My favourite C&L destinations are BC's West Coast, Howe Sound, Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound. The average 8-15 knot winds and the abundance of BC Marine Parks, pristine anchorages and snorkelling make the Pacific Northwest a great place to relax and Learn-to-sail. I also enjoy Instructing Cruise & Learn adventures in Greece, British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Grenadines, Antigua and the Turks & Caicos Islands- 65 weeks in the past 12 years. I am an Instructor for the NauticED Qualified Crew, Coastal Skipper, Bareboat Charter Master and Captain Rank Certifications. My lesson plans use proven teaching methods that assist my students in acquiring the sailing knowledge, sail planning, seamanship, vigilance and boat-handling skills to p