Just Sailing offers the gold standard of sailing courses, both RYA and bespoke. Safety is of paramount importance and our instructors supremely capable and experienced. Similarly our boats, offices and equipment are maintained to the highest possible standards.
As well as building your confidence and qualifications we also seek to provide you with a truly memorable sailing experience in crystal clear Mediterranean waters with like-minded people.
Just Sailing operates out of the wonderful Marina Genoa on the Ligurian Coast in Northern Italy. With direct flights from the UK and many other countries, the marina is a matter of minutes from Genoa Airport.
Just Sailing is ideally placed to explore the fabulous Italian and French coastlines including the Cote D’Azure including Monaco and Antibes, Porto Fino, La Spezia, The majestic Island of Elba and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia.
Whatever your needs or dreams whether they be sailing oceans or being qualified to charter a yacht, from a family adventure to just improving your skills and experience, Just Sailing will be delighted to not only meet your needs but exceed your expectations.
Geoff Evans, Principal of Just Sailing, is a hugely experienced sailor who creates a positive, fun and safe learning environment whether at sea or in the classroom. He started sailing as a youngster and was hooked immediately by the sense of freedom and excitement. Now with over 40 years experience he remains as passionate now as the first day on the water. He has sailed the Atlantic more times than he cares to remember in a variety of yachts, is an RYA Yachtmaster™ Instructor, has been Captain of a privately owned Super Yacht and has worked all over the world as Captain of luxury charter yachts. He has never lost the passion of introducing people to sailing and helping them achieve their ambitions whether that be becoming more competent or seeking a career in the yachting industry. He loves watching that ‘Eureka moment’ the look on the face of students when it all makes sense, they can sail!
Richard Gregson is a well-known and highly respected figure in the sailing world. A veteran of numerous Atlantic crossings and a famous Arctic expedition on a wooden square rigger, he was literally brought up before the mast, spending much of his childhood living on the boats used in the filming of the TV series ‘The Onedin Line’.
He is an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor: a serious sailor with a great sense of humour. Richard inspires confidence and creates a relaxed learning environment, bringing the very best out in all his students.
Paul Cunningham is one of the very top authorities on international maritime training and navigation. In a long career to date, he has run his own full service navigation company offering navigation and weather routing support to ocean racing and expedition boats. His company also arranges deliveries and relief captaincy.
Paul holds MCA Master(3000), RYA Yachtmaster Examiner and is fully qualified to instruct IMO commercial courses (STCW, PST, PSSR, HELM, Stability and Oral Preps).
Clients include the RYA and Royal Navy and with 187,000 personal miles logged to date, Paul brings unrivaled technical expertise and experience to the Just Sailing team.
“At Just Sailing we aim to establish a firm foundation from which you are able to enjoy sailing at whatever level in a safe and enjoyable way”