Jonathan Kannair

Joining BSC as a member in 1995, Jonathan has been a BSC instructor for eight seasons. Jonathan believes that anyone can become an accomplished sailor and appreciates that sailing is a physical and intellectual challenge you can do for life. Working with new sailors and helping them to gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to pursue their sailing adventures is something he especially enjoys doing at BSC.

 He holds a US Coast Guard Captain’s License, Master, 100 GRT, with Sail and Near Coastal endorsements. An American Sailing (ASA) Instructor, he is certified to teach through the Advanced Coastal Cruising level (ASA 106) and has certifications or endorsements to teach Catamaran Cruising (ASA 114) and Docking (ASA 118). He has extensive coastal sailing experience in New England with recent ocean passages to or from New England and the Caribbean and from the Caribbean to Palma, Spain.


The Team


Ned Palmer

Ned is a sailor, and sailing instructor at Boston Sailing Center. When not at BSC, he’s also a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital. He grew up racing sailboats in the

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Mike Wenzke

Mike had a dream of sailing the Mediterranean, but then one day woke up and realized he didn’t know how to sail.

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