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Two Newport Beach Sailing School Instructors Win Prestigious Award

Not one, but TWO, instructors from the Newport Beach Sailing School were awarded the prestigious American Sailing Association’s (ASA) Outstanding Sailing Instructor of the Year award for 2016. Only the top 1.5% of ASA sailing instructors worldwide receive this incredibly esteemed award. Congratulations are in order for Captain Josh Ross (top right) and Captain Chuck [...]

Crew-overboard recovery by Sailing Magazine

Crewmember-overboard recovery methods are constantly improving. As a sailing instructor, I’ve had the opportunity to teach, test and evaluate crew-overboard recovery methods hundreds of times. Some methods work better than others depending on the weather and sea conditions, the kind of sailboat and the experience level of the crew. […]

Seasick Awareness

How to recognize and control mal de mer before and during your sailing experiences. Seasickness is one of those things that sneaks up on the unprepared sailor and threatens to ruin an otherwise wonderful time on the water. While many address the problem by swallowing a pill or sticking a patch behind the ear, medications [...]

On the water: Newport Instructors honored

Two instructors at Newport Beach Sailing School were chosen for the Outstanding Sailing Instructor of the Year award by the American Sailing Association in 2014. The award, given to only 30 sailing instructors worldwide,was the third time instructor Mike Kohl has received recognition and the first for instructor and Newport Beach resident David Carlson. Read [...]

Three Day Itinerary: Newport Beach

If you’d rather stay dry, the Newport Harbor is a great place to learn how to sail. Sign up for a one- or two-person class with Newport Beach Sailing School to get plenty of hands-on training as you learn to captain a small sailboat. Advanced students can sign up for multi-day sailing courses and learn how to skipper a catamaran. Surf and Sail […]