Sail Instruction

Ahoy, fellow sailors! Let me tell you about the beauty of private sail instruction. It’s like having your own personal sailing guru, guiding you through the waves with precision and expertise.

With private instruction, the focus is all on you. Your needs, your pace – it’s all about crafting a learning experience that’s perfectly tailored to your individual style. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor looking to fine-tune your skills or a newbie eager to learn the ropes, private instruction ensures that you’ll make the most progress possible, with the undivided attention of an experienced sailing instructor by your side.

One-on-One Sail Instruction

Let’s talk about the magic of one-on-one sailing instruction. You’ll receive personalized guidance, tailored specifically to your skill level, all under the expert guidance of a NauticEd Certified Instructor – that’s what you can expect from our sessions.

With undivided attention and hands-on practice, we’ll dive deep into the world of sailing, accelerating your learning curve and boosting your confidence on the water.

And here’s the best part – we’ll embark on this sailing adventure together, tailored to your goals and location. Whether it’s aboard my boat in the fresh waters of Lake Travis in Austin, Texas, or on a private charter in the serene islands, the choice is yours. With flexibility and expertise, I’ll meet you wherever you are on your sailing journey.

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s hoist the sails and set off on an unforgettable voyage towards your sailing dreams. Smooth seas and fair winds await us!

Practice your sailing skills and explore a new corner of the world.

Get your NauticEd Practical Assessment

Having completed all your online theory training, it’s now time to put your knowledge into practice on the water with a certified NauticEd Assessor. This is your chance to showcase your skills and proficiency firsthand, under the guidance and assessment of an experienced instructor. Get ready to demonstrate your understanding of sailing principles, maneuvers, and safety procedures in a real-world setting. 

Sailing Resume Ranks and Levels

  • Qualified Crew Member: Either the Qualified Crew Member Course or the Skipper Course or RYA Day Skipper Course + a minimum of 10 qualifying days on the water (Level I)
  • Skipper (small keelboat): Skipper Course (or RYA Day Skipper Course) + a minimum of 10 qualifying days on the water (Level I)
  • Skipper: Skipper Course (or RYA Day Skipper Course) + Maneuvering Under Power Course + a minimum of qualifying 10 days on the water (Level I)
  • Bareboat Charter Master: Skipper Requirements + Bareboat Charter Course + Coastal Navigation Course + Electronic Navigation Course + Anchoring Course + a minimum of 50 qualifying days on the water (Level III).
  • Captain: Bareboat Charter Master Requirements + Sail Trim + Storm Tactics Clinic + Weather Clinic + Safety at Sea Clinic + a minimum of 50 qualifying days on the water (Level III).

Private Charter w/ Instructional Skipper

Refine your sailing abilities, demonstrate your practical skills, and elevate your certification level with an unforgettable private charter trip in the breathtaking islands. With a NauticEd Instructional Skipper by your side, you’ll embark on a journey that blends adventure with education. Take advantage of personalized instruction tailored to your needs as you navigate stunning waters, perfect your maneuvers, and absorb invaluable insights. Whether it’s mastering docking techniques or fine-tuning your sail trim, this immersive experience promises growth, confidence, and unforgettable memories on the water.