The International Sailing Academy

All-Inclusive Sailing Clinics | Professional Coaching | World Class Conditions

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



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

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Colin Gowland Laser Coach

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

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Nick Thompson Laser Coach

Nick is able to offer a unique insight and depth in to what it takes to become a champion at any level, and stay there.

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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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Robert Strange Laser Coach

Robert has extensive experience coaching the Laser class with Olympic level, youth and masters sailors. His outgoing and contagious personality put forward a positive, energetic and effective learning environment for all sailors who work with him.  

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Paul Swan Coach / Coaching Development Advisor

Paul has a Ph.D. in human performance technology. He works with the ISA coaches to analyze, break down and effectively teach the cutting-edge techniques of the world’s top Laser sailors to ISA clients using powerful instructional strategies and technologies.

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