Sail Training | Cayman to Key West
Depart: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Arrive: Key West, FL, USA
Length: 6 days
Feel more connected to the sea, while traveling in a unique and environmentally friendly way, as we harness the power of the wind to reach our destinations.
It’s a great opportunity to test your sea legs alongside our experienced crew!
The atmosphere provides an excellent setting to prepare you with passage planning, celestial navigation, weather patterns and the principles of sailing. Build leadership and basic seamanship skills, while having the experience of a lifetime.
These sailing voyages are designed to benefit people with limited sailing experience and who want to live life at sea, as well as seasoned sailors who want to gain sea time and expand on their knowledge.
A native of California, Eric has been on the water since an early age. He has sailed more than 55,000 offshore miles, and has sailed everything from windsurfers to 115′ schooners, and recently he completed a single-handed circumnavigation by way of the great capes. He enjoys teaching all aspects of sailing, from boat handling and dinghy racing to navigation and seamanship. He is always eager to share his knowledge of celestial navigation. Eric has been involved in sail training for most of his life, and is an US Sailing instructor. He holds an IYT Master of Yachts Ocean with commercial endorsement and a USCG 100 ton master’s license. Eric is also an experienced diver and PADI Divemaster.
Shanley was born and raised in San Diego, CA and graduated with a BA in Environmental Policy and a minor in Environmental Science from Western Washington University. Having grown up by the sea, she holds a deep passion for Mother Ocean and our ever-growing need for protection and awareness of the problems our environment is facing. She enjoys anything having to do with the sea, from surfing to scuba diving to sailing, and loves offshore passages. She is PADI Rescue Diver certified and holds an IYT Master of Yatchs Offshore with commercial endorsement.