Greg Allen
Crew for a boat
Hawaii to SF


Greg Allen Sailing Experience:


Narragansett Sailing School, Rhode Island, 2017

• Conducted ASA 101, 103, 104, 114, and 118 courses

• Delivered comprehensive sailing instruction to students of varying skill levels

Charter Captain/Instructor

Narragansett Sailing School and Charters

• Captained three to seven-day charters on various sailboats

• Sailboat models: Bristol 41, Lagoon 450, Ericsson 38, and Hunter 38

• Navigated to destinations such as Block Island, Bristol, Martha's Vineyard, New Bedford, and Nantucket

Founder and Operator of spiritSAIL/Boston Sailing Meetup

• Conducted charters on various sailboat models

• Organized sailing excursions to the British Virgin Islands, Grenada/Carriacou, Antigua, Martinique, and St. Martin

Courageous Sailing Center, Cruising for Teens, 2005

• Provided sailing instruction to teenage participants in a structured program

• Program Director and Lead Instructor of Work to Sail, 2006

• Managed program operations and led a team of instructors.

• Developed curriculum and ensured high-quality instruction delivery

Coastal Cruising

• Extensive experience cruising from Boston Harbor to various locations

• Sailing passionately for twenty-five years

• Former owner of "Azzurra" – Jean Finot designed Comar Comet 910 Plus (30ft)

• Cruising Member for over ten years at the Boston Sailing Center (J30, C&C33, and 34)

Offshore Experience

• Completed offshore voyages on various sailboats

• Notable voyages include Charleston, S.C. to Norfolk, VA; Hawaii to Los Angeles; Bermuda to Halifax, Nova Scotia; Marion, MA, to Hamilton, Bermuda; Jacksonville, FL, to Abaco, Bahamas

Racing Skipper

• Skipper for seven seasons on a Soling in the BSC spring, summer, and fall series

• Led a J24 team for four seasons in the BSC Frostbite Series

• Notable regatta highlights include Flip-Flop Regatta, Match Racing Frostbite Series, and Spring Regatta


• ASA Professional Instructor Certification (Instructor # 2016013039)

• Instructor Ratings: 201, 203, 204, 205, 214, 218

• International Proficiency Certificate

• World Cruising Survival at Sea

• Basic First Aid/CPR/AED

• USCG Captain's License Course – Atlantic Captain's Academy 


• Exceptional sailing skills and extensive knowledge of various sailboat models

• Strong instructional abilities, adapting teaching methods to meet diverse learners' needs

• Excellent leadership and communication skills

• Proficient in navigation, chart reading, and coastal cruising

• Proven expertise in organizing and managing sailing excursions

• Detail-oriented and safety-conscious approach

• Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities in challenging situations

My Skills
Spin Trim
Approximate Age
40s-mid 50s
Have crossed ocean at least once
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