Blue Water Sailing Opportunities

“All hand’s on deck for blue water sailing”

Over the next two months Yachting Education have 3 offshore Sailing opportunities between Bahamas, Ft Lauderdale & Annapolis.

Here are the some brief details;

 1. May 18-23 Marsh Harbor to Ft Lauderdale via “Atlantis”

On board Sunday night 17th for sunset cocktails and am departure. Voyage will head south from Abaco Isands, overnight ocean passage to Eleuthera and a visit to Spanish Wells. Nassau & Atlantis on Paradise Island for a round or two at the casino or a visit to the waterpark & aquarium are must sees. Berry islands on our port heading to Bimini to clear customs & immigration then our second overnight passage will have us crossing the Gulf stream and arriving in Ft Lauderdale early afternoon on Friday 22nd.  $2250 per person ( max 5 students )

2. May 25 to June 1st

Depart Marsh Harbour to Annapolis MD USA. Eight (8) Day Ocean sailing delivery opportunity. Bring your sense of adventure, sea legs and fishing gear as we head north to USA. We will be at sea for at least 4 days so for those considering a life of cruising, this is a GREAT way to safely taste the ocean life.  $2500 per person ( max 5 students )

3. June 6-14

Depart Ft Lauderdale to Annapolis MD. Nine (9) days onboard combining Offshore passages along Florida, Georgia & Carolina coasts before traversing the ICW from Beaufort NC to Hampton VA then up the Chesapeake to Annapolis MD. A fabulous diversity of navigational challenges, port entry planning and scenic beauty….oh and bring your fishing tackle!

$2500 per person ( max 5 students )

A single berth premium is available upon request

Voyage lengths will vary however students looking for offshore blue water sailing experience will benefit from these unique mile-building voyages. Students will have the potential to gain NauticEd & RYA coastal skipper certifications, including ICC endorsement.

All passages are under supervision of RYA Yachtmaster Instructor and Yachting Education Principal instructor Mark Thompson.

Trip includes all meals, snacks and soft beverages, shared accommodations, linens, towels, safety equipment and course materials. Students will be required to participate in all aspects of the day to day running of the yacht, including meal preparation, navigation, stand day and night watches, and be suitably experienced and qualified to undertake such a voyage.

This will not be suitable for beginner sailors or sailors not familiar with or able to undertake offshore conditions. Dates, vessel and voyage particulars are subject to change.

Places are very limited so book online at or email for further details.

Have a sensational day!

Mark Thompson
Yachting Education LLC

(803) 280 0881


My vision for NauticEd is to provide the highest quality sailing and boating education available - and deliver competence wherever sailors live and go.
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Last updated on July 5th, 2022