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Island Sailing Club

, USA
Rated 4.86/5 by 365 students

Instructors

  • Level V Crew Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
I grew up sailing in the Seattle area, spending my summers in the San Juan and Gulf Islands. I've done several passages along the WA/OR coast, in the Caribbean and one along the Portuguese coast. ...
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Paul Sammons

Rated 4.4/5 by 3 students
  • Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor/Assessor
I grew up in the south Puget Sound and started sailing on a Lightning in the early 60’s, and fell in love with the sport immediately. Since1978, I have taught for a college recreation sailing prog ...
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Darroch Cahen

Transformational Instructor Course Graduate
Rated 4.95/5 by 8 students
  • Level IV Captain Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • SLC Instructor/Assessor
  • Transformational Instructor Course Graduate
I have a college degree in Vessel Operations with a decade of teaching experience. I began my nautical education as a boy aboard my parents’ 32’ Kettenburg cruising in Puget Sound and racing on La ...
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  • Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor/Assessor
Learn how fascinating, educational, and rewarding sailing can be. Become confident in casting off lines and escaping to a new world, a whole new dimension of intrigue and enjoyment.
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Stephen Frankland

Rated 4.94/5 by 115 students
  • Level V Captain Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • SLC Instructor/Assessor
  • ICC Preparatory Instructor
I grew up sailing on Lake Michigan – I got a Sunfish when I was ten and have been in love with sailing ever since. At 12 I was ‘adopted’ by the crew of The Northern Light: the 1938 12 meter US14. ...
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John Salinas

Rated 4.96/5 by 29 students
  • Level V Bareboat Charter Master Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • SLC Instructor/Assessor
Capt. John Salinas is a long time sailor with years of experience in the San Juan/Gulf Island area (The Salish Sea). He is a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and has introduced many new sai ...
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Nat Powning

Rated 4.96/5 by 31 students
  • Level IV Skipper (small keelboat) Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
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David spencer

Rated 5/5 by 3 students
  • Level II Skipper (small keelboat) Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
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Bruce Faling

Rated 4.9/5 by 8 students
  • Level II Skipper Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
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  • Level 0 Crew Rank Intern Instructor/Assessor
I've been a sailor for four decades and teaching sailing for almost three. I started just teaching friends and eventually a school in San Francisco asked me to teach for them. It's wonderful to ...
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Mark Nutcher

Rated 4.9/5 by 12 students
  • Level V Skipper Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
I have been sailing with Island Sailing club since 2014. I started racing with the club regatta nights on Monday's, soon also racing a C&C 35 on the Columbia river and four Oregon Offshore races. ...
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