VSC Certified Instructors

Bruce McLeod, M.Eng., Vancouver, BC, Canada- NauticED Skipper RankRYA & SAS Yachtmaster Oceans Instructor, 31,000 NM logged in offshore passagemaking and racing- Bruce is an experienced Skipper, Geologist and knowledgable Instructor for our South American and UK Cruise & Learns

Carl Richardson, B.Sc., Vancouver, BC, Canada- RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, RYA Yachtmarter Cruising Instructor, NauticED Instructor for Qualified Crew, Day Skipper, Bareboat Charter Master and Captain Ranks- ASA Instructor certifications include ASA201,203,204,205,206,214- ISAF Safety at Sea, Marine First-Aid, TC SVOP, TC ME3- +72,000 NM logged in BC coastal cruising, international offshore racing and C&L passages to Caribbean, Mediterranean and Central America as Skipper & Instructor 

Jasmine Bullock, B.Sc., RN, Vancouver and BVI- NauticED Instructor for VSC203 Skipper Certification, RYA Yachtmaster and Marine First- Aid Instructor- over 9,000nm logged offshore and coastal cruising 

Jim Cook, B.Eng, Denver, CO. and Calgary, AB- ASA Affiliate Owner, Instructor and Instructor Evaluator- 44,000 + coustal and offshore NM logged-  Coastal Navigation and Celestial Navigation Webinar Instructor

Monty Beatrice, M.Eng., London, England and Valparaiso, Chile- RYA and Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor- 0ver 48,000NM logged including Skipper for Victoria- Maui and TransPAC International Yacht Races-  Monty is the Skipper on our Galapagos Islands, Equator, and Magellan Strait, Chile,  Cruise & Learns

The Vancouver Sailing Club is expanding and encourages current certified sailing instructors to contact us for Vancouver, San Juan Islands, Vancouver Island and international opportunities . Our instructors are chosen for their experience, abilities, education and reputation for providing added-value to the NauticED and RYA sailing courses offered. Current association certifications with references from sailing schools and advanced students are necessary for consideration. We accept emailed resumes and documents at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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