Sailing Schools in USA, Georgia

The following Sailing Schools are NauticEd affiliated sailing schools. They recommend that you augment your theory based learning with the NauticEd sailing courses and clinics. Once you have completed your on-line NauticEd sailing courses you may contact one of these sailing schools for your practical hands-on sailing training. Go ahead, learn to sail with NauticEd. Start with the NauticEd Skipper Course, or the NauticEd Qualified Crew Member Course or one of our other specialized sailing courses.

If you don't see your Sailing School here please tell them about NauticEd, and direct them to this page where they can sign up!


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Bill Ibsen

Private Instructor - Buford, GA, USA
Teaching, coaching, and instructing others to grow in their knowledge, skill, and experience has been a decades-long passion of mine. Helping others to perform skills that at first seem daunting or scary, but with repetition and fine-tuning turn into “I really can do this!” or even “I’m good at this!” brings me great life satisfaction. I am teacher/instructor at heart, and bring multi-disciplinary experience into my sailing instruction. Serving as a professional high-performance driving instructor for the Porsche Experience Center plus my 20 years’ experience teaching and authoring national articles on off-road competition motorcycle skills, combined with being a NauticEd Course Author and Editorial Contributor, I feel comfortable teaching any adult student, male or female, especially in situations that feel like near a student's limits. I am a volunteer captain for weeklong marriage sailing adventures around the breathtaking Caribbean waters of the BVI on new Voyage 590 yachts. Learn more about Bill Ibsen...
Location notes: I train on customer boats, only. I am available to travel and assist with skippering anywhere in North America and the Caribbean. Just contact me.

Apply to be a NauticEd Affiliated Practical Training School

The NauticEd online sailing courses supplement practical training performed by a sailing school. With NauticEd, you can take as long as you need to complete a sailing course, take the tests as many times as you like and review the content for life.

Your sailing school instructor will digitally sign off on your sailing certification when you pass your practical hands-on sailing training. Your sailing certificate is then updated in real-time for you to print out and hang with pride on your office wall. Each time you pass another sailing course, your sailing certificate is automatically updated.