Who are we?

Captain Wendy Sarnoff

Captain Wendy, a USCG certified Train-The-Trainer, instructs USCG 100 ton Merchant Mariner licensing courses and endorsements. She has organized and assisted in moderating several US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminars for WSA and for yacht clubs in So Cal. She is an active American Sailing Association (ASA) Instructor Evaluator/Trainer and serves as lead sailing instructor/teacher in Marina del Rey.


Her sailing students range from beginners (age 7) to advanced/senior, racer/cruisers. Wendy had the honor of racing Transpac (Los Angeles to Hawaii) with Bruce Brown. She loves sailing race returns. She is a frequent guest speaker at WSA and yacht club events. Wendy serves as Staff Commodore, where she “pays-it-forward”, assisting families towards their cruising life styles.

Praise for Captain Wendy

"Captain Wendy is a plethora of knowledge and wit on the water. Her ability to simplify concepts on a vessel is masterful and fun. I have learned so much from her!"
Dr. Raissa White, Ph.D.
"I can't speak highly enough of Captain Wendy's sailing instruction. Her expertise on the water is matched only by her ability to make learning an absolute pleasure. Captain Wendy's teaching methods are both effective and entertaining, making each lesson an enjoyable experience. I am grateful for the skills and knowledge I gained under her guidance, and I highly recommend Captain Wendy to anyone looking to embark on a sailing journey with a knowledgeable and fun instructor."
Student Testimonial
"Captain Wendy is a true gem of a sailing instructor. Her expertise and skill are unmatched, creating an engaging and enriching learning environment. Wendy's ability to break down intricate sailing techniques into understandable and enjoyable lessons made the entire experience not only educational but also incredibly fun. I'm grateful for the valuable skills I've gained under her guidance!"
USC Student Testimonial

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