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The Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island Sailing School

Bluffton, SC, USA
Rated 4.97/5 by 6 students
We offer practical training and competency assessments for Crew, Skipper Small Keelboat, Skipper Large Keelboat, and Bareboat Charter Master. We also are experts at docking and maneuvering in the marina training with subsequent endorsements (assuming you pass ). We have the privilege of being recognized for teaching and assessing to the American National Standards. Our philosophy is simple; it is summed up in one word - COMPETENCY. Competency at the level you desire. And for that, we will spend as much time with you as you need to reach that level of competency. Come join our friendly instructor for modern 21st-century training on the waters of Hilton Head.

School Location

Hilton Head Island

School training and assessment


Ken Cotogno

Transformational Instructor Course Graduate
Rated 4.97/5 by 6 students
  • Level V Captain Rank Chief Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • SLC Instructor/Assessor
  • Transformational Instructor Course Graduate
Captain Ken has been sailing experience of over 40 years. Sailing on the West Coast, East Coast, Gulf of Mexico , BVI and the Med. He has taught over 100 students from beginners to advanced off s ...
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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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