About Us


Nautilus Sailing About Us

About Nautilus Sailing

Nautilus Sailing is an award winning American Sailing Association school. In 2011 and 2012, Nautilus Sailing was chosen as a Top 20 sailing school, out of more than 300 ASA schools worldwide.

We pride ourselves in having excellent instructors, using the best sailboats available, and offering our courses in some of the most spectacular cruising locations in the world. We prefer getting a little off the beaten track, and leaving room for adventure, as we help people learn to sail.

Owners, Tim and Rosie, met while scuba diving in Malaysia. Global nomads, they have a serious case of wanderlust. Passionate about sailing, they have enjoyed sailing in waters around the world.

Nautilus is currently located in Crested Butte, Colorado. “Colorado?” you might well ask! Yes, we’ve spent our lives living near the ocean, living in Morocco, Spain, England, Costa Rica, Australia and California. We are passionate about the outdoors and love sailing, surfing, diving, kiteboarding, spearfishing, backpacking, skiing, fly fishing … just being outside.

Able to run our business from anywhere, we decided to move to Crested Butte, Colorado, an outdoor mecca in the Rockies, and are experiencing mountain living at its finest … although there are definitely days we miss the beach!

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