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Plans for a European vacation fallen through? Consider a Learn to Sail Vacation.

In light of the distressing and ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic, upcoming trips abroad for many people have been put on hold or have been outright cancelled.   However, many people still feel the need to get away and have a break.  There are prudent alternatives… ones that you can enjoy domestically with your loved ones, without [...]


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. […]


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 [...]

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