In 2006 Jim King took his first ASA 101 & ASA 103 courses – he bought a boat the next weekend! Now he owns his own sailing school, North Star Sailing Charters.
John Martin is a guy who knows how to live life. A retired surgeon who has sailed around the world, Martin has over 48,000 nautical miles under his belt and he’s still sailing all the time.
Drew Skelton, owner of Blown Away Sailing in Maryland, found his way into sailing through the Boy Scouts of America program and has been a waterman ever since.
Since he was a kid, Lee Pearce has been around the water and boats, but he didn’t discover sailing until he was around 30-years old, living in Florida. Pearce soon found his groove and realized he could be more than a part time instructor and took the plunge, starting his own sailing school!
It’s June and that means the annual Summer Sailstice is upon us! It’s a day to celebrate what a great sport sailing is and to get out on the water.
Peter Branning got into sailing at a summer program in Coconut Grove, Florida in 1958 and has been an avid sailor ever since.
May 16 – 22 is National Safe Boating Week and ASA encourages sailors to take it to heart.
In anticipation of the upcoming flotilla sailing charter vacation in St .Martin on November 13-22 we bring you – the top five cool things about sailing in this awesome Caribbean cruising ground, known as the The Renaissance Islands. Check out the mud baths at Tintamarre Island! They’re about 100-feet inland and said to have magical regenerative properties! Pack mud all over your body, including your hair and soon enough you will have skin soft as a newborn baby. Don’t forget to wash it off before you leave though or you’ll scare the Bejesus out of the rest of the world with your …
Brenton Lochridge lives and breathes sailing. After learning how to sail at a local YMCA camp on the Chesapeake Bay at seven, he caught the bug and kept on sailing. By the time he hit his teens, he would be on a boat nearly every day.