Our Crew

Principle and Chief Instructor - Brad Swain


Brad has over thirty years experience sailing small racing dinghy's to large charter yachts, classic sloops to modern catamarans. He has many years of offshore and ocean sailing experience including ten years running charter yachts in Europe and the Caribbean and successfully skippering a ‘Q’ class classic racing yacht on the Mediterranean classic circuit. As a Yachtmaster Instructor he has trained hundreds of skippers and crews many of whom have gone on to become professional skippers and instructors themselves.

Office and Bookings - Sue Swain


Sue runs the office and arguably the school!!


She has sailed since her early twenties logging over twenty thousand miles as crew, deckhand, chef and ocean navigator.