Nautical Ventures

Dana Point, CA, USA
Nautical Ventures helps “Find the Adventurer in you!” We provide the following marine services: - Sailing instruction (on-the-water practical training and evaluation/certification) - Marine Project Management - Consulting (ocean crossing/cruising, yacht acquisition and maintenance, boat-as-a-business operation and management) - International group charters (Baja Mexico, Sicily, Croatia, and Greece) We are located in Dana Point, CA, serving SoCal from San Diego to Ventura

Sailing School Credentials

Rated 5/5 by 2 students

Sailing School Location

Location: 32331 Caribbean Drive Dana Point, CA 92629 USA
Phone: (949) 241-6890

Sailing School Instructors

Charles Buckner

Transformational Leadership Course Graduate
Level V Captain Rank Chief Instructor/Assessor
American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
SLC Instructor/Assessor
Transformational Leadership Course Graduate
Phone: 949 241 6890
Captain Charles is a Master Mariner with 24 years sailing experience. He is an accomplished open ocean sailboat cruising and racing expert, having sailed over 20,000 nautical miles. Cruising areas include the US West, East coasts and Hawaii, Mexico, Gallapagos Islands, thru-out French Polynesia, Tonga, New Zealand, Australia, Greece, France and Italy. Completed races, under US Sailing’s Offshore Racing Rule, include, 2017 TransPac, SoCal 300, 2018 PV (San Diego, CA to Puerto Vallarta, MX), multiple Newport to Ensenada races and local SoCal PHRF races. Whether a novice looking to discover the adventurer in yourself, or an experienced mariner looking to further develop your skill set as an accomplished seaman, Captain Charles and Nautical Ventures can help you in your journey.

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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