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Howie Colt

Rated 4.83/5 by 13 students

Credentials

NauticEd Credentials

  • Level V Captain Rank Chief Instructor/Assessor
  • American National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • Canadian National Standards Instructor/Assessor
  • SLC Instructor/Assessor

Other Credentials

Transport Canada Limited Master
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My personal comment and commitment to you

Howie Colt started Gone Sailing Adventures in 2010 because of his love of sailing. As the Senior Instructor, he brings over 40,000 sea miles and 40 years of experience providing sailing lessons to adults, children, couples, families and special needs students.​ Gone Sailing Adventures was founded in 2010 by Howie Colt. His passion for sailing and over forty years of experience has developed into a desire to introduce more people into the world of yachting. Starting as a cruising instructor, Cap't Howie has grown the company to provide the widest range of sailing options in the Greater Toronto Area. The list includes Daily & Special Event Sails; Sailing Lessons through Sail Canada, NauticEd and Toronto Harbour Licensing; Private Charters on Lake Ontario; Team Building and Corporate Events; Membership - Fractional Sailing; Winter Cruising in the Caribbean; Bareboat and Skippered Charters throughout the world.

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Feedback from previous students

Jean-Marc T., Canada, QC Montreal at 2020, Aug 11
Practical Competence of Bareboat Charter Master Rank
Pierre L., Canada, QC Lévis at 2020, Jul 20
Practical Competence of Bareboat Charter Master Rank
Great patience and good practical testing!
Lee M., Canada, ON Toronto at 2020, Jul 15
Practical Competence of Skipper Rank
Andriy K., Canada, ON Toronto at 2020, Apr 14
Practical Competence of Skipper (small keelboat) Rank
Bruce M., Canada, ON Toronto at 2020, May 02
Practical Competence of Bareboat Charter Master Rank
I have learned from different instructors over the years and would highly recommend Howie and his team!
Brent G., Canada, Guelph at 2020, Apr 16
Practical Competence of Skipper Rank
Howie Colt kept the expectations of our ability once shown the correct method high and this kept the learning at a high level.
Allison (Al) D., Canada, Toronto at 2020, Apr 13
Practical Competence of Skipper Rank
Brian B., Canada, ON Burlington at 2019, Nov 01
Practical Competence of Skipper Rank
First class operation and passionate instructor. Highly recommend.
Brian B., Canada, ON Burlington at 2019, Nov 01
Practical Competence of Skipper Rank
First class operation and passionate instructor. Highly recommend
Doug S., Canada, BC Rossland at 2019, Jun 03
Practical Competence of Bareboat Charter Master Rank
Howie was knowledgable and great to learn from. An excellent course and instructor.
Alan L., Canada, ON Ottawa at 2019, Jun 03
Practical Competence of Bareboat Charter Master Rank
Most times you get what you pay for. In exceptional cases you get MORE than what you expected and this was the case. I am more than satisfied to have spent time with Howie as well as with his knowledge, professionalism and personable interest in you. Thank you.
Tino K., Canada, Toronto at 2017, Sep 24
Practical Competence of Skipper Rank
own vessel
Tino K., Canada, Toronto at 2017, Sep 02
Practical Competence of Qualified Crew Member Rank
Own vessel