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Chance Encounters Sailing

Brinnon, WA, USA
Chance Encounters Sailing offers premier private sailing and excursion Cruise & Learn classes in the Puget Sound as well as trips to Alaska. Capt. Alan Somervell, a +30 year veteran of sailing instruction in the NW and across the world, began Chance Encounters to offer beginning to advanced training and adventure sailing aboard the S/V Anthea in the Northwest.

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Alan Somervell

Transformational Instructor Course Graduate
Rated 4.77/5 by 96 students
  • Level V Captain Rank Chief Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • SLC Instructor/Assessor
  • ICC Preparatory Instructor
  • Transformational Instructor Course Graduate
Growing up in a “water family” on the Chesapeake Bay, his Dad, a Champion Snipe sailor, and his Grandfather, a waterman, instilled into Alan a love of the water and boats. He placed second in his ...
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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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