An Interview with a Sailing Class Couple: Debbie and Jeff

An Interview with a Sailing Class Couple: Debbie and Jeff

Jeff and Debbie joined us for sailing classes and have had a journey together since! Below is their inspiring story, directly from them, as a couple that has been together for four decades, each had some experience sailing, and are in the midst of sailing south after...
Instructor Interview: Dillon Coffey

Instructor Interview: Dillon Coffey

Dillon Coffey joins the Narragansett Sailing School team of instructors. In the interview below, Dillon shares his background in canvas/sewing/upholstery:   1. How did you get into upholstery? I went to WyoTech in Pennsylvania back in 2011 for autobody. I took...
Instructor Interview: Kat Alix-Gaudreau

Instructor Interview: Kat Alix-Gaudreau

Kat Alix-Gaudreau joins the Narragansett Sailing School team of instructors. In the interview below, Kat shares her background in sailing and how sailing is part of her life today:   1. How did you first get into sailing? I grew up sailing out of Edgewood Yacht...
Instructor Interview: Mike Desilets

Instructor Interview: Mike Desilets

Mike Desilets joins the Narragansett Sailing School team of instructors. We asked Mike about some of his experiences sailing; here’s what he had to share:   1. How did you first get into sailing? The first family boat was a Sea Snark our Dad acquired just...
Broker Position

Broker Position

Wanna get paid for messin’ around with boats? How about a position where you get to do some deliveries, talk with lots of boat people, help sailors find their dream boat, and help the charter company turn their boats around? And get paid for it!! The Cruising Yacht...
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...