Instructor Interview: Mary Connaughton

Mary began sailing after taking one of our courses and is now an instructor here at our school. She tells us about her adventures on the seas and the things she love about sailing:       1. How did you first get into sailing? I took ASA 101 at a lake near my home...

Instructor Interview: Rob Lawnsby

Rob has been a sailor for 40 years! He’s cruised all around the world living and loving life at sea and is now an instructor here at our school. He shares with us details of his sailing experiences and some essential tips for potential sailors: 1. How did you...

Instructor Interview: Bruce Millard

Bruce has been sailing since 10 years of age and is now an instructor here at our school. He shares with us some insightful details about himself and his experiences sailing: 1. How did you first get into sailing? My dad sailed all 4 seasons and I wanted to spend more...

Instructor Interview: Stanley Wharton

Stanley is one of our instructors here at the school. We asked him to answer a few questions about his background and experiences sailing: 1. How did you first get into sailing? A co-worked asked if I would like to go out for a sail on his boat. Ever since that sail,...

Instructor Interview: Lynn Oliver

Lynn started sailing as an adult and has cruised the Northeast extensively on her J-40 along with racing, deliveries and just “messing around” on boats anywhere she could. Let’s hear more about how she started sailing and how she thinks about the challenges out...

Instructor Interview: Mary Goff

Mary now runs and owns the school. Scheduling the classes, assigning the instructors, registering the students, paying the bills, and keeping up with the books is just PART of what Mary does. 1. How did you first get into sailing? I started sailing 32 years ago on my...