Welcome to the new Barefoot Navigator course

The first-ever barefoot navigation course, using low-technology techniques for wayfinding at sea. Designed by award winning author and veteran sailor Jack Lagan exclusively for Barefoot Offshore Sailing School. The course is suitable for beginners as well as ASA- or RSA-qualified navigators.

Cruise and Learn Ancient Navigation Techniques

Spend a week cruising the islands learning navigation techniques of the ancient seafarers, while onboard a 40-50′ sailboat, surrounded by the stunning islands of the Grenadines.  The Barefoot Navigator is the perfect way to rekindle the navigation techniques of the ancient navigators.


This will take you around 1 hour per week to complete in the comfort of your own home. As well as Jack’s book, this will become your bible. Begin your learning here as Pre-study for the AT SEA course or simply indulge in the AT-HOME course, specifically tailored for St Vincent and the Grenadines.


Learn to Navigate in the beautiful Grenadines from FEB 4th-10th 2018 with Jack Lagan and take your sailing to a new level as you develop some of the very best ancient navigation skills. Includes your sail in the grenadines and live tuition. (Textbook and online course not included)


Everything you need to become a Barefoot Navigator! Intimate tuition with Jack on board your Barefoot yacht from FEB 4th-10th 2018, sailing around the gorgeous Grenadines and INCLUDES the AT-HOME e-course and Text book for excellent pre-study!


Testimonials from some of our Barefoot Offshore Sailing School students

Doralene Deokielal

“Our Instructor was great, he was firm and patient and absolutely amazing. He built my confidence and strengthened my weaknesses”

Doralene Deokielal17th-23rd July 2016, on "LA MOUETTE"
 Louis Jensen

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

Louis Jensen 10th – 16th July, 2016 on "TARSHA"
Erika Stewart

“Overall it was a really awesome week. Mike was an excellent instructor. I always felt safe and learnt a lot.”

Erika Stewart3rd - 9th July, 2016 on "SATYRUS"
David McPhee

“Chris was an excellent instructor, fun to be with and always teaching!” ,

David McPhee19th – 26th June 2016, on "INORDINATE"