Instructor Interview: Carol Hesson

Instructor Interview: Carol Hesson

Carol Hesson is an instructor with us at Narragansett Sailing School. She started sailing as a child and continues today while helping others learn about sailing as a sport or pastime. Let’s hear about Carol’s experiences and advice in this interview:...
Student Interview: Jeff Tirey

Student Interview: Jeff Tirey

I started to live my dream on July 13, 2019, when I departed North Hero Marina on Lake Champlain, headed south to start cruising first in New England waters and then down to Florida and the Bahamas.  An overnight stop in Mallets Bay on Lake Champlain, allowed me to...
Instructor Interview: Alexander Rush

Instructor Interview: Alexander Rush

  Alex Rush is an instructor with Narragansett Sailing School and has sailed for decades. He joins us with a wealth of information and knowledge! Let’s hear a bit from Alex in this interview:   1. How did you first get into sailing? I started sailing...
Captain Rob’s Trip to the Bahamas 2021

Captain Rob’s Trip to the Bahamas 2021

I have been planning this trip for a while. Covid was not going to get in my way! I left Rhode Island very late in the season, after Thanksgiving. Because of the late departure I had to make a lot of distance in a short time, and that means going offshore. The first...
Instructor Interview: Rich Munson

Instructor Interview: Rich Munson

Rich Munson is the owner of Narragansett Sailing Charters and a lifelong sailor. He recently began teaching classes with us – so we’d love to introduce you to him if you haven’t met him yet!   1. How did you first get into sailing? I started...

Student Interview: Bill Kilbey

Bill Kilbey is a Narragansett Sailing School alumnus. We asked him about his experience sailing as someone fairly new to it! * * * When did you first start thinking about taking up sailing? What drove this idea in you? Two years ago. YouTube sailing channels.  ...

Living Aboard During the Corona Pandemic

A contribution from instructor Rob Lawnsby The ultimate social distancing is living on a boat with a month’s worth of food and anchoring in isolated coves. Sounds like a good idea. Our 35’ sailboat is in New Bern, North Carolina and our new houseboat is in the water...

Student Interview: Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson is one of our former students. We asked him to answer a few questions about his experience with our sailing classes! * * * When did you first start thinking about taking up sailing? What drove this idea in you? I was in college, very stressed. I went to...
Student Interview: Chris Stefaniak

Student Interview: Chris Stefaniak

Chris Stefaniak is one of our former students. We asked him to answer a few questions about his experience with our sailing classes! * * * When did you first start thinking about taking up sailing? What drove this idea in you? As a third generation sailor, I grew up...