Capt. Scott Brenner
Cell Phone: 239-671-5929 | Email: scott@poccllc.com

Learn to Sail Courses – ASA Certifications

Adventure just beyond the bow
We conduct a variety of sailing experiences, workshops and classes for clients who wish to explore the Gulf of Mexico Florida waters. We will help you get the experience and/or certification that you need.

Learn to Sail a Yacht Experience

1/2 day adventure

We’ll cruise out and see the local sights (dolphins & sea turtles) heading out towards Gulf of Mexico the perfect day adventure, outdoors, not too physical of a learning experience.

An introduction to basic sailing & coastal cruising off the St Petersburg – Tampa Bay waters get as involved as you want, have fun, be safe and enjoy a day sailing – cruising.

Your choice of morning or afternoon sail, morning 9AM to Noon, afternoon sail 1-4PM.

Starting we’ll walk around, have a safety briefing, move on to parts of sailboat and basic sailing. Introduction to learn coastal cruising – Get as much hands on experience as you want. You’ll be coached on basic sailing, learn by performing experience: hoisting sails, tending lines and sheets – sailing drills, learning to tack into the wind – jib with the wind, no prior experience required, When we’re under way, you’ll be performing setting and trimming both the main & jib sails, practicing tacking and jibing drills – switching working positions and learn basics at different crew stations – tending lines, working the winches, setting sails including helm – steering the boat. Or just sit back and enjoy the experience. On the “Plan B” enjoy FL sun, great salt water views and memories and an introduction to what yacht cruising is really like. Snacks (chips) and beverages included Soda & bottled water.

ASA Certified Instruction Courses through ASA Affiliated Schools

Refresh your Sailing Skills

1/2 DAY $675

Refresh your skipper skills on a sloop-rigged 45′ yacht by day in light to moderate winds (up to 15-20 knots) and various sea condition

  • ASA 105 Coastal Navigation: Tuition $395 At home study – Prerequisites None.
  • Sailing Review: Tuition $345 On the water instructor review and refresh sailing skills assessment to individuals proficiency class and on water training.
  • Docking  Review: Tuition $345 On the water – Prerequisites knowledge of auxiliary motor sailboat (inboard or outboard) tend dock lines, fenders and crew.
  • Anchor Review: Tuition $345 On the water – Prerequisites knowledge of auxiliary power review of setting an anchor and picking up mooring ball coordination with crew techniques.
Beginner Sailing Basics Ebook

Beginner Sailing Basics

Captain Scott Brenner Apr 2018
This book is a beginner’s guide to sailing a small sailboat. You will learn the nuts and bolts of what to bring, what to wear, how to check weather, how to rig and raise sails, depart and return to the dock, sail into and away from the wind, rules of the road, how to handle emergencies, and how to tie common knots. Most importantly you will learn how to sail safely and have fun!

Capt. Scott Brenner

Former Commander USCG AUX 9-10 Ft. Myers-Cape Coral FL, current 100-ton Master Captain with sailing endorsement, over 5 years sailing instructor experience with both US Sailing, American Sailing Association certified for Basic Keelboat, Coastal Cruising, Bare Boat, Navigation, Catamaran sailing courses.

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Mission Statement
Focused on creating the best sailing experience to introduce, teach and entertain all those who have the desire to become active on the water while increasing their competency, to be safe sailors. We want to be an agent of change by ridding the toxic plastics which are polluting our oceans Keeping them as inspirational, awe inspiring and beautiful as they should be.

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