Thomas Hall

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San-Diego, California USA

Level V Bareboat Charter Master Rank Qualified Sailing Instructor / Assessor

Rated 5/5 by 1 student
Hailing originally from North Carolina Captain Tom has been sailing since age 7 and has accumulated tens of thousands of miles aboard a wide variety of monohull and multihull sailing vessels. He is a veteran of the Worrell 1000 Beach Cat race 2 U.S. Sailing Alter Cup Invitational regattas and a Nacra F18 World's Championship (4th Place finish). His monohull racing experience since 1982 includes several yachts such as Melges 24, J35, Beneteau 42s7, Correl 45' and Swan 56' to name a few, with regattas like Charleston To Bermuda, CORT Series and Heineken Sint Maarten. Tom also has thousands of offshore miles on deliveries between the East Coast and BVI's, Bermuda as well as inter-island cruising. Currently he is a full-time charter sailing captain and Jeanneau salesman in San Diego. He is an outstanding instructor who loves to share his knowledge of and passion for sailing.


NauticEd Credentials

  • Level V Bareboat Charter Master Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • SLC Instructor/Assessor

Other Credentials

*USCG 50 Ton w/ sailing and towing endorsement. *NauticEd Instructor / Assessor *ASA Instructor *PSIA Level 2 Cert. Snow Skiing Instructor *NASA & Porsche Club Cert. Performance Driving Instructor.


San Diego

I’m available to coach on your boat or a wide variety of rental and charter boats here in San Diego. Contact me to discuss details.

Training and assessment

International License Training/Assessment

Notes: I’m available to coach on your boat or a rental / charter boat. I have access to a variety of monohull and catamaran sailboats and powerboats. There is a separate boat rental fee. Contact me and we’ll discuss logistics and details. ALSO… I’m a yacht sales agent selling new Jeanneau sailboats and used boats of all types. I can assist with the entire process of finding, buying and learning to safely sail your boat…. and if you want to learn to race your sailboat I’m your man!! ONE MORE NOTE…. I’m also a PSIA Level 2 cert snow skiing instructor and I specialize in teaching intermediate, advanced and expert skiers how to be more efficient, ski powder and bumps, etc. I’m available to travel for coaching sailing and skiing.


As a bonus "thank you", we'll give you two FREE sailing courses and electronic logbook!
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JEFF C., USA, WA, Vashon Island at 2023, May 02
Practical Competence of Qualified Crew Member Rank
Tom is an excellent instructor - great sailing knowledge and very good at explaining concepts. Great demeanor and makes the class fun!
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