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Mahina Expeditions

Friday Harbor, WA, USA
Offshore passagemaking with instruction in the South Pacific aboard Mahina Tiare III, a Hallberg-Rassy 46 featuring dynamic hands-on training with daily classes and testing. Ocean training passages range from 8-21 days, sailing 600 to 2700 miles between New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji, Vanuatu and Australia. With a combined worldwide experience of 732,000 miles, John & Amanda Neal have developed a unique curriculum designed to give you the skills and ability to sail anywhere on your own boat.

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Instructors

  • Level 0 Crew Rank Chief Instructor/Assessor
John Neal's 387,000 ocean miles include six Cape Horn roundings plus expeditions to the edge of the ice in Antarctica and Svalbard. He has conducted 210 offshore sail-training expeditions since 19 ...
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  • Level 0 Crew Rank Qualified Instructor/Assessor
Amanda Swan Neal's 308,000 ocean miles include completing the Whitbread Around the World Race (now called the Volvo Race) as rigger aboard Maiden, the first all-women Whitbread yacht, multiple Syd ...
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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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