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The BSC prides itself on quality sailing instruction. With a variety of backgrounds, all instructors at the BSC share a love of sailing and a talent to teach.

BRADLEY CHURCHILL

Brad is as Bostonian as it gets. Born in one of Boston’s oldest hospitals, raised in Lexington, the home of the Minutemen, and graduate of a Massachusetts State College (Westfield).

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BURTON ROBSON

Burton is an ASA Certified Instructor for Learn To Sail through Coastal Passage Making. Combining his passions as a Mariner and Educator, Burton has trained hundreds of sailors in his 7 years at BSC, applying layered skill development, positive coaching and patience while exploring the New England Coast.

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CHRIS E ALLEN

Chris grew up sailing in Maine, and after a brief stint in China, is glad to be back on the water with the Boston Sailing Center.

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CHRIS R ALLEN

A life-long sailor, Chris grew up in New York sailing on Long Island Sound, then moved to Maine and eventually to Boston.

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EMILIO TORRES REQUENA

Emilio hails from the beautiful Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. He started sailing at the age of 8 in the Midwest at the local YMCA on El Toro’s.

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FRANCOIS ASSELIN

Francois is the Head Sailing Instructor at the Sailing Center and has been a member of the staff for 18 years. In addition to managing the instructional program he handles all the Center's sail repair.

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GEOFF RAND

Geoff wrote the BSC's online cruising guide, and is a great person to approach with any questions you may have about cruising in the New England area.

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JENNY HOUGH

Jenny has been sailing her whole life, and got into teaching seven years ago, as an instructor on dinghies.  

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JONATHAN KANNAIR

Joining BSC as a member in 1995, Jonathan immediately fell in love with sailing at BSC. He’s been crew and skipper during frostbite racing and Soling racing at BSC. 

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MATT RENIK

Born and raised in Boston, Mathew has been sailing on the Boston Harbor since he was 12.

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PHOEBE BURR

Phoebe has been sailing since she was 7 years old out of the Beverly Yacht Club in Marion MA and has been in love with it ever since.

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TODD ISHERWOOD

Todd has been sailing Boston Harbor and the Charles River for nearly 30 years. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Northeastern University. Todd holds a 100 Ton Captains License with sailing and towing endorsements. As a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Todd is boat crew qualified and also serves as the senior assistant lighthouse keeper at Boston Light.

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