Testimonials

Here are some of the things our past students have said about their experiences sailing with Barefoot Offshore Sailing School:

  • “The best week ever!”  Dennis Brown.  23 Feb – 1 Mar 2014 on SATYRUS
  • “Chris was fantastic and really knew his stuff! Thanks so much.”  Rich Page.  9-15 March, 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Learned lots!  Chris was very knowledgable and entertaining.  Stefan Page.  9-15 March, 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Nancy was great and her experience was invaluable.  Also, I felt like I had a private tour guide.”  Paulene Sheldon.  9-15 March, 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Wonderful vacation and learning opportunity.  Well worth the time and money.”  Robin Page.  9-15 March, 2014 on ANDATO
  • “The redimeat (vegan) and vegan franks in a can were surprisingly tasty.  The cauliflower, tomatoes, cucumber, broccoli and lettuce were great.  Nancy was a great instructor and maintained a positive attitude throughout instructing and throughout the week.”  Angela Bultemeier. 9-15 March, 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Awesome experience! Will tell all my friends about it.” Jeremy Page. 9-15 March, 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Really impressed. Great to have a small group so more chance to be hands on and learn! Chris was a great teacher” Wilmont Greene. 05-11 January 2014 on SATYRUS
  • “Chris was a great instructor. Very thorough and professional.” Tori Stevens. 05-11 January 2014 on SATYRUS
  • “My instructor was amazing and really made the learning experience rich and enjoyable.” Andy Beyer. 12 – 18 January 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Nancy was amazing. She made my week both a learning experience and a lovely fun vacation. For my first sailing experience she helped me feel very comfortable due to her competence and professionalism. Nancy maintained utter confidence and was conservative in rough conditions. I trusted her totally and also enjoyed her company the entire week. She is an excellent instructor and beautiful person :) ” Karen McHugh. 12-18 January 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Nancy was a dream! Her instruction truly made me feel confident” Michael McHugh. 05-11 January 2014 on ANDATO
  • “Bob is a great teacher” Jimmy Slater. 12-18 January 2014 on HAKUNA MATATA
  • “Happy, Happy, Happy. Great teachers beyond all my expectations. Dream come true, just believe! The universe conspires to make all our dreams come true!!” Adrian Cray. 12 – 18 January 2014 on HAKUNA MATATA
  • “Course was great! Learned a lot and the boat was very nice” Scott Olafson. 05-11 January 2014 on LA DOLCE VITA
  • “Very happy with the entire experience” James Beyer. 05-11 January 2014 on ANDATO
  • “The sailing school at Barefoot taught us all that we were hoping for and more. What made the experience so fantastic was having a wonderful, patient, courteous instructor. Tony is Barefoot’s best asset. Thank you!” Lina and Kevin Perger, 19 – 25 May 2013 on ANDATO.
  • “Fantastic Caribbean vacation with 106 thrown in! Tony was a fantastic instructor/ Guide. An excellent 10 days!” David. 11 – 20 March 2013
  • “We loved Bob! Very knowledgeable, helpful and fun! We’ll be back!” Stacey. 10-16 March 2013
  • “Bob is an excellent Instructor! Sailing conditions are perfect for learning, Great course! Bob was supportive without being overbearing” Craig. 11-17 February 2013
  • “My wife Rujunko and I had a great time and we truly enjoyed the course and the vacation! Thanks to the whole Barefoot team’s efforts and to Tony’s incredible patience and skills, we had the time of our lives!” Carlo and Rujunko. 22nd December 2012
  • “We want to say what a great experience we had with barefoot and with Nancy. It exceeded our expectations. well organized, lovely facility and everyone we worked with was gracious and helpful. Nancy was very thorough in teaching us all the technical stuff about the boat and about sailing, weather and safety. Plus she was alot of fun! we had a great time and would recommend it highly to anyone!” Jenni and Pete. 21 August 2012
  • “My week with Barefoot Offshore Sailing Schools was truly outstanding.  Tony is an amazing instructor as well as a great host.  He somehow created the perfect blend of learning and fun.  His passion for sailing and for people were obvious from the minute I met him.” – Mark, December 2012.
  • “Nancy, Thank you so much for the great instruction aboard Mango II and for the photos and information. You are a wealth of knowledge and I learned a great deal. Have a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year!!!” Chris Phillips, December 2012.
  • “Our instructor was excellent! & I’ll seek him out where ever he is (It’s usually a great place) for additional experience.” – Lora Elgin
  • “Instruction was professional. Expertise was evident and shared effectively with students. Cruise and course were great!” – Barry M. Sullivan
  • “Nancy was a wonderful instructor with deep knowledge and I learned a great deal from her.” Chris. 15th December 2012
  • “Awesome Instructor! Very patient and knowledgeable.” – Emily Newkirk
  • “My week with Barefoot Offshore Sailing Schools was truly outstanding.  Tony is an amazing instructor as well as a great host.  He somehow created the perfect blend of learning and fun.  His passion for sailing and for people were obvious from the minute I met him.” – Mark Duffer
  • “Overall a great learning experience and a lot of fun. Great teacher. Probably wouldn’t have passed without help from someone like him. Barefoot is great. Great sailing, wonderful people. This is my second time with BYC and I will definitely be back.” – Robert Janas
  • “The BOSS teacher is an excellent instructor. I felt safe at all times. We worked hard, but made time for vacation / fun time as well!” – Heidi Greene
  • “What a great instructor. Very patient. Worked really well with different learning styles. Made sure everyone was comfortable (with the material) before moving on.” – Chrystal Young

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