In sailing, the learning never stops - sailors are always expanding their skills, knowledge and experience. These sailing seminars and continued sailing education classes are designed and taught by experts in their fields - giving sailors the opportunity to go in depth with many of the best instructors in the Northwest.
We continually update scheduled seminars and classes across our locations, and contact us if you see a course that's not currently scheduled (it may be in the works).
Upcoming Classes & Seminars
Starpath Home Study
Exceeding All Sailing Standards!
The Starpath School of Navigation offers the most comprehensive knowledge training for committed sailors, and their courses will prepare you for certification tests offered by ANY sailing association in any nation. We recommend these courses for sailors who are experienced and plan to sail for extended periods, charter frequently or sail offshore.
Island Sailing incorporates Starpath materials into our Navigation, Weather and Radar courses, and we're excited to now offer sailors Starpath's online Home Study Courses! Island Sailing members and students receive a 5% discount!
Practical small-craft navigation (sail or power) starting from the basics and ending with all that is needed to navigate safely and efficiently on inland and coastal waters in all weather conditions....
This course covers all aspects of practical marine weather, starting from the very basics and ending with all you need to plan your voyages — or weekend outings — safely and efficiently taking into account the weather.
This course covers how to find position at sea from timed sextant sights of the sun, moon, stars, and planets plus other routine and special procedures of safe, efficient offshore navigation.