About The Sailing Academy

Accredited sail training in the Western Cape

The Sailing Academy
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The Sailing Academy is evolving

World Sailing accredited
Accredited sail training in the Western Cape
accredited sail training in the Western Cape
World Sailing accredited
Launched in January 2012 The Sailing Academy has subsequently achieved both International recognition through World Sailing and local accreditation from South African Sailing with dinghy, multihull and keelboat endorsements.

The Sailing Academy provides youth, adult & family sail training on dinghies, multihulls and keelboats from its facilities at the Theewater Sports Club & Gordons Bay Yact Club.

The Sailing Academy is run by Neil Ashton a South African Sailing Instructor Developer with many years of sailing and coaching experience and his team of sailing Instructors.
Sailors, with their built-in sense of order, service and discipline, should really be running the world.
Nicholas Monsarrat
Come Sailing

Sailing is a Way of Life, not Just a Sport

sailing is a way of life not just a sport
come sailing with the Sailing Academy
A good certified Sailing Academy will be a whole lot of fun, often thrilling, thoroughly educational, and totally empowering. Expect your Sailing Academy to go beyond just teaching you the basics of sailing. The real value of a Sailing Academy lies in providing the skill, confidence, inspiration, and community that will serve as the foundation for a lifetime of sailing adventure. Great Sailing Academies will attend to all these needs, giving students a complete sailing experience.
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Our Crew

Learn From Our Team of Friendly Professionals

Instructor Developer
Senior Instructor
Ma Baker
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Some of the Acceditations We Received in the Last Few Years

World Sailing Accredited

World Sailing

South African Sailing Accredited

SA Sailing

Overberg Sailing Federation Accredited

Overberg Sailing

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