Mahina Expeditions offers offshore sail-training expeditions, offshore cruising seminars and boat purchase consultation.

  • John & Amanda Neal
  • Daily weather briefings by expedition members
  • Rig check taught on each leg
  • Ocean sailing in a dynamic learning environment aboard Mahina Tiare III, a Hallberg-Rassy 46
  • Great camaraderie amongst crew
  • Valuable ocean voyaging experience
  • Daily snorkeling on tropical expeditions
  • Tests follow previous days’ teaching topics
  • Heavy weather helming and sail change experience
  • Paradise awaits
  • Our Goal: making a difference everywhere we go
  • Arctic adventures
  • Learn to reef like a pro at night in heavy weather
  • Ocean sailing in a dynamic learning environment aboard Mahina Tiare III, a Hallberg-Rassy 46
  • Life Sling overboard retrieval is practiced on all expeditions
  • Experience the thrill of passage making
  • Rig check taught on every expedition
  • Learn how to clean and repair winches
  • Sail design, construction and repair taught on every expedition
  • Celestial navigation taught on every expedition
  • Night sailing and navigation instruction
  • High latitude adventures

If You're Interested in Offshore Sailing We Offer:

Here's an easy way to purchase the books we recommend in our seminars and use as references during sail-training expeditions: click here.

Ocean Passage Making with Instruction
Master ocean sailing in a dynamic learning environment aboard Mahina Tiare III, a Hallberg-Rassy 46, in the South Pacific.

read more>>More

offshore cruising seminars
This Seminar gives you the tools to safely and successfully sail offshore.

read more>>More

John Neal's Boat Buying Consultation Services
Searching for the perfect boat?

John will use his expertise to help you find the best possible boat within your budget.

read more>>More

latest news

offshore sail training and expeditions

latest expedition log updates

Leg 2, Update 2

June 21, 2016, 0500 hrs, 76.47 N, 14.43 E, Log: 194,465 miles
Baro: 1009.3, Cabin Temp: 60 F (without the one furnace on), Cockpit: 50 F, Sea Water: 40.1F
Closehauled at 7.1 kts without reefs 16-18 kt NE winds with slight seas
11 miles west of Hornsund entrance, Spitsbergen


read more>>More

boat shows and free seminars

read more>>2016 Seminars
read more>>2016 Free Seminars
read more>>2017 Seminars


online bookstore

read more>>More

Sailing Success Stories Worldwide
See what our students and clients are saying.

"You have been a great resource throughout this process. I cannot say enough good things about your service. Your responsiveness has been awesome, and all your advice has been fantastic."

read more>>More

Amanda's World
Amanda's Monthly Column

May Galley Essentials: Chillin’ on Cocos Island

We enjoyed our week at the Club de Yates de Acapulco with swims, beach runs and forays to the impressive nearby Superama supermarket. When our six new crew joined at noon temperatures were in the 90’s so we had a refreshing mango salad lunch, after unpacking, then a swim before setting sail 1,060 miles for Cocos Island.

read more>>More

offshore crusing traning, sailing seminars and boat purchase consultation

Click to see larger map
brochure | schedule | faq | expedition updates | latest news | seminars | amanda's world | contact | home
This site was designed and is maintained by
Tif & Gif Creative.

Please direct any questions to
Mahina Expeditions
P.O. BOX 1596
Friday Harbor, WA. USA 98250
PHONE (360) 378-6131
FAX (360) 378-6331
All Rights Reserved.
You are crew member

Welcome Aboard!
© 1996 - 2016
facebooksubscribe to our rss feedgoogle earth youtube

Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional


free seminars free seminars seattle free seminars chicago

weekend seminars free seminars