Sailing Lessons for Everyone!
Gafia Sailing Charters is pleased to have Captain Don DePoy as our sailing instructor. He offers a wealth of knowledge about sailing, the sea, and life. Having started sailing in the early 1970s on the Chesapeake Bay and living aboard Brandy
, his 38' sloop for 5 years, Don has logged many miles plying the coastal and inland waters of Atlantic seaboard. He holds a 100 Ton Near-coastal USCG Captain/Masters license with sail and sowing endorsements and currently teaches courses for the American Boat School
for mariners looking to obtain their captain's license from the US Coast Guard. During the winter season Don is a college professor in Bangor and holds a Ph.D. in American Culture.
Topics covered include:
Sailing from beginner to advanced levels
Safety and Seamanship
Docking, Picking up moorings, Anchoring
Navigation and Chart ploting
Weather and Sea
Specializing in Sailing Lessons for Individuals or Couples
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