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Creating Confident Sailors with Easygoing Personalized Training


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Our “no yelling” style will ease any concerns that you and your partner may have about sailing or about the cruising lifestyle. Let us show you how enjoyable it can be.

Reluctant Partner? teaching couples to work to gether with no yelling

We teach  Couples Cruising classes for couples are an innovative way to learn about sailing and are designed to help you discover the joy of cruising together.  While on a learn-to-sail vacation, couples build confidence in each other with personalized instruction in an easygoing, positive environment that makes sailing together enjoyable.

 Our classes are a private charter, you receive one-on-one instruction guided by your licensed captain. Our supportive approach allows each of you to build your skills and confidence at your own pace and to share in the decision making process, making sailing comfortable for everyone. You will be living and traveling aboard a cruising sailboat learning to sail safely from place to place.    

Learn about sailing and living aboard in a relaxed environment in  Miami and the Florida Keys. The sailing is easygoing in the calm, protected waters in Biscayne Bay. Build confidence while taking a learning vacation. You will anchor in a new spot each night as we explore on your private all-inclusive charter.

 Together with your partner, you will learn how to feel safe and comfortable and in control of your boat. We believe that once you learn the skills of boat handling, however, you have only learned part of the equation. The other part is working together as a team. Our captain couples, who are both Coast Guard licensed and instructors, will work with you both individually and as a couple in a gentle and calm environment.

As a couple learn the skills you need for cruising while living aboard with us on our 40+ ft  sailboats. Beginning sailors can practice and learn basic sailing skills on our smaller keelboat. Learn about sailing, anchoring, docking and boat systems while exploring the protected waters of Biscayne Bay and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

You may want to take ASA Certification classes, including Bareboat cruising and chartering Certification, or you simply may want to practice all facets of the cruising and sailing life. We will help you set goals so that you learn at your own pace and have a great time doing it.  You will have lots of time learning how to operate and navigate a sailboat so you can cruise in on your own or  do bareboat charters.

Your learn to sail vacation is a private charter. We anchor at a new spot each night with time to get ashore at a state park or a “tiki Bar” for some live music. Life onboard is not all study and boat handling. We visit local island restaurants to enjoy fresh seafood, tropical drinks and live music. And of course, snorkeling, fishing and socializing with other cruisers is all part of the plan. Let us show you how enjoyable the cruising life can be.

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Info about the captains, the boats and the Florida Keys.

ASA Classes

Certifications from the American Sailing Association are known worldwide.

Couples Sailing

Learn in a friendly setting where “no yelling” is allowed.