The International Sailing Academy

Providing the Best Sailing Training Camps on the Planet

At ISA, you’ll find the best training opportunity for all Laser sailors. We achieve this by providing exceptional accommodations, delicious meals, new equipment and world-class coaching.

We now also offer camps in our 26′ keelboat, for all skill levels from beginner to advanced, with the same level of coaching and accommodations that our Laser program is famous for.

Here in La Cruz, you’ll sail in a daily afternoon sea breeze with sessions timed for train in flat or wavy waters; light or heavy air; while one of our top coaches will help you raise your game. We hope you’ll discover why so many have called this the best place they’ve ever sailed.



Vaughn has worked with countless Olympians, youth and masters sailors. He coached at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

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Brett Beyer Laser Coach

Brett is not only one of the most highly respected Olympic Laser coaches, he has also won 13 out of the 15 masters worlds he has attended.

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Colin Gowland Laser Coach

Colin joined ISA in 2015 with over 10 years of experience. His coaching style is patient, methodical and analytical.

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Josh is responsible for making your trip go smoothly, by overseeing scheduling, meals, and our equipment & facilities.

Josh is also a long time sailing coach, with over 10 years experience, and coaches in both the laser and keelboat programs.

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Petra Chef Extraordinaire

Petra has been cooking us delicious and nutritious meals since ISA was founded.

She is not only an exceptional cook, but is also extremely talented at catering to individuals dietary needs and preferences.

She’ll be sure to keep you well fueled for your week on the water!

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Conor Lodge Keelboat Instructor

Conor is in charge of the keelboat program at ISA and has almost ten years of instructing experience.

Conor has been around boats his whole life and strives to make a safe and comfortable learning environment on and off the water.

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Alex Rabago Keelboat Instructor

Alex brings over 20 years of international racing and cruising experience to our keelboat programs, and teaches his clinics in both english & spanish.

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