Featured Course!

The Barefoot Navigator

St Vincent’s premier sailing school offers the first­ ever course on Barefoot Navigation, with use of no­-tech and low­-tech techniques for wayfinding at sea. Sail the beautiful Grenadines with award winning Author, Jack Lagan and learn the navigation techniques of the ancients.

Barefoot Offshore Sailing School

Barefoot Offshore Sailing School is pleased to offer our sleeve of sailing courses to both new and veteran sailors alike. It is our mandate to help you learn to sail and achieve your sailing goals, no matter your level of sailing. Our courses are of exceptional value and are taught as one-week live-aboard courses that journey the beautiful islands of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the wider Caribbean. Join us to purposely work towards your official ASA (American Sailing Association) certificates and licences on one of our exciting tailor-made sailing school programs. Learn to sail while exploring the islands – View the Full Portfolio here

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Barefoot Offshore Sailing Courses.

Barefoot Offshore Sailing School is pleased to offer the following courses:

1 week Monohull Basic Learn and Cruise Course
(Covers ASA 101 – 104) – $1,599.00 per person

1 week Catamaran Basic Learn and Cruise Course
(Covers ASA 101 – 104 and 114) – $1,699.00 per person

9 day Advanced Offshore Sailing Course
(Covers ASA 105 and 106) – $2,399.00 per person

The Barefoot Navigator with Award Winning Author, Jack Lagan
Limited time offer of $1,599.00 (worth $2, 200.00)

B.O.S.S’s Yachtsman’s Diesel Course
$200.00

B.O.S.S’s Yachtsman’s Rigging Course
$150.00

About Us

BAREFOOT OFFSHORE SAILING SCHOOL St Vincent’s premier only sailing school and most active in the Eastern Caribbean. The yacht charter and sailing school is owned and operated by the Barnard family who have been sailing the waters of the Grenadines for 7 generations, which gives us the distinct and unusual advantage of insight and local knowledge that most charter companies, no matter how experienced, simply cannot offer.

BAREFOOT OFFSHORE SAILING SCHOOL offers the full sleeve of ASA (American Sailing Association) Courses here in the beautiful waters of St Vincent and the Grenadines. Come join us and gain your official ASA licences and much more in our fun-filled and hands on B.O.S.S and ASA courses while taking in the breathtaking views that are littered through the Grenadines.

  • Where we are

    Located in St Vincent and the Grenadines, our cruising grounds are the Grenadine Islands. Our live-aboard courses start on St Vincent and visit the many Grenadine islands before returning to St Vincent at the end of the trip.

  • How to get here

    Most persons coming from the US, transit through Barbados, St Lucia or Grenada. The main airlines used to get from Barbados to St Vincent are SVG Air or LIAT.

What others say about us

Scott Allen

The cruise track was great, the lessons were very useful and the fellow crew/students will be good friends going forward. The layout of the course was perfect – we learned all the skills necessary for our certification with the ever helpful Instructor and there was enough downtime for us to see the beautiful Grenadine Islands. Cheers!

Scott AllenNovember 21st -27th, 2015 on "ANDATO"
Idris Leppla

It was a generous trip because all food was provided for (bar 3 meals we had onshore) and there was an all-inclusive feel to the trip, which was an excellent value. It was a great place to make friends, put worries behind and explore a whole new world of sailing. Thank you for a wonderful week!

Idris Leppla9th-15th August 2015. MANGO 2
Teresa and Todd Lowen

We had a fantastic time. Couldn’t believe that we could learn so much, in such a beautiful part of the World, for the price. Fantastic!

Teresa and Todd Lowen10th – 16th January 2016, TIR NA NAG
 Louis Jensen

Extremely pleased with the entire experience, we learned a great deal and had a terrific time in the process!

Louis Jensen10 – 16th July, 2016 on TARSHA.