WindValley Sailing School
Since 1994 / Vancouver . BC. Canada
Established in Vancouver, Canada in 1994 by Robert Sendoh, one of the initial directors of ISPA.
All levels of ISPA certificates, from beginner to instructor, are available in English and Japanese.
Permanent schools in Vancouver and Noto, Japan, with charter boat courses in Croatia, Tahiti, Scandinavia, and other locations around the world.
Regular charter boat locations: Croatia, Tahiti, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland)
Countries (or regions) where the program has been held: Thailand (Phuket), Fiji, Seychelles, Hawaii (Yachtmaster course), Denmark, Cuba, BVI, Greece, Turkey, Italy, France, Alaska.
2000... Yachtmaster (around Vancouver Island) / Long stay excursion course started
2003... Yachtmaster (circumnavigation of Vancouver Island) / excursion course
2004... Yachtmaster (Round Vancouver Island) / Recreational Course
2005... Young Mariners Children's Camp / Recreational Course
2006... Young Mariners Children's Camp & Pirate Ship /
2007... Queen Charlotte Island round trip Yacht Master course.
2008... Caribbean Sea Cuba C&L / Yachtmaster (Round Vancouver Island)
2009... Mediterranean Sea Venice to Istanbul round trip long 6 leg C&L
2010... Yachtmaster (Round Vancouver Island) / Instructor Clinic in Japan started
2011... Yachtmaster (3 leg circumnavigation of Hawaii Island) / Caribbean C&L in Cuba
2012... Northern West Coast of Canada (3 legs long C&L) / Caribbean Sea Cuba C&L
Round the Island of Denmark (3 Legs Long C&L) / Croatia Adriatic Sea Beneteau Rally (every year)
2013... Vancouver - Alaska Glacier Round Trip Long C&L / Seychelles C&L / Digital Navigation Course start
2014... Vancouver - Alaska Great Fjords Round Trip, Glacier Bay National Park Great Glacier C&L / Greece C&L
2015... Turkey C&L / ISPA Tall Ship Workbook Production / ISPA Tall Ship Training Course started
2017... Australia / ISPA Tall Ship Training Course with South Passage
2018... Australia / ISPA Tall Ship Training Course with South Passage
[School Principal] Robert Sendoh
ISPA-Headquarter (International Sail and Power Academy Inc.) CEO
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