Dreaming of learning how to sail and embarking on your own sailing adventures? Nautilus Sailing offers premium live aboard sailing courses in exotic international locations around the world. Our courses are truly special in that we teach on the newest catamarans and monohulls in production and our award winning instructors are flown in for your course. You deserve the best! Nautilus’ courses have been featured in Cruising World, Yachting World, Sailing World, CNBC, Newsweek, The Guardian, and Euronews… More than just a course, we offer epic adventures that will give you a taste of the cruising lifestyle and help you embark confidently on your own sailing journey. We are the official sailing school for Dream Yachts, the largest charter company in world, with over 1000 boats in 54 destinations.
The Sea of Cortez in Mexico is a stunning place to learn to sail, with over 900 islands to explore! Picture white sand beaches and azure waters meeting a dramatic desert landscape with red rock cliffs. One of the real treats of the area is the abundant marine life, from friendly sea lions you can snorkel with to migrating whales and giant manta rays… A short flight from the US into the peaceful city of La Paz (or you have the option of flying into Cabo San Lucas and taking a shuttle).
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Learn to skipper an auxiliary-powered sailing cruising catamaran of approximately 30-45' feet in length during a multi-day liveaboard cruise upon inland or coastal waters in moderate to heavy winds (up to 30 knots) and sea conditions.
We have children, and plan to sail with them in the future, so we wanted them to be learning too. Nautilus was great to work with and it felt like they really understood our personal goals.
Chris and Family, Colorado (USA) - Nautilus Sailing
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