MISSION & HISTORY


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OUR MISSION  

The mission of Rincón Sailing is to connect people of all ages, skills, and means to the waters of Puerto Rico. Rincón Sailing, through educational and recreational sailing programs, hopes to stimulate personal growth and an enduring respect and enjoyment of the sea.

 

RINCÓN SAILING STRIVES TO

  • Operate a safe and organized sailing program.
  • Offer a focused curriculum and stress the importance of safe boating skills.
  • Promote sailing as a lifelong activity.
  • Emphasize the stewardship and preservation of our local coastal environment.
  • Rincón Sailing will provide western Puerto Rico an opportunity to experience sailing.

 

COURSE EXPECTATIONS

With small class size and individual attention, the Rincón Sailing curriculum emphasizes water safety, wind awareness, boat handling, and seamanship. Decision making, leadership, and respect for the local marine environment are also highlighted. Rincón Sailing offers graduated educational formats beginning with learn to sail, intermediate and advanced . No matter what level sailor, safety, fun, and learning independence is the forefront of the curriculum.

 

OUR HISTORY

Jeanne and Jeff Sinclair first visited Rincón to surf and visit old friends in February 2006. They had sailed a 50’ sail boat through Mediterranean and across the Atlantic. Jeanne and Jeff are both accomplished sailors with more than 50 years experience between them. After multiple visits and scoping out the local area, their desire grew to relocate to Rincón to start a sailing school. Youth & adult sailing lessons in coastal Rincón began in fall of 2007 out of the Black Eagle Marina. Since it’s inception, the school has been mobile, with boats on trailers.

Jeanne has worked in the sailing industry since 1994 as a sailing instructor, coach and a director of sailing programs for many clubs. Jeanne holds a Master of Science in Education and is currently a member of the US Sailing National Faculty. In addition to being a certifying Instructor Trainer for Small Boat Level 1, 2, 3 & Keelboat disciplines Jeanne is a US Powerboat Instructor.

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Thanks to the local community and all of our visitors for the continued support over the years. We look forward to sailing with you.

Jeanne, Jeff, Zee & Freya Sinclair