Whatever your sailing goals and wherever you want to sail you can count on us at SW Sailing to give you our best to help you and your crew reach your goals safely and with smiles on your faces. WE LOVE SAILING, and will share that joy with you along with the knowledge and experience earned during our years of sailing and sailing education.
Captain Emory Heisler has been teaching sailing since 2008. And although he's lived most of his life in Arizona, he's been ocean sailing since 2001 including racing, chartering or delivering sailboats around the world including: Whitsunday Islands (Australia), U.S. & British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Canada BC Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands (WA), San Francisco Bay, Southern California, Catalina Island, Sea of Cortez, Puerto Vallarta, Newport RI, Long Island Sound, “DelMarVa” Coast, Chesapeake & Delaware Bays, the Florida Keys, Nova Scotia, the Gulf of Mexico and multiple Gulf Stream crossings. Also several times sailed 10+ day, 1000+nm sailboat deliveries between US Atlantic Coast and the Caribbean.
Looking for a boat? Emory has experience sailing over 30 different types of sailboats, hundreds of days on and around boats big and small, especially his favorite the Buccaneer 18. And with over 5000 ocean miles on "big boats" like Swan 56s, Volvo Open 60s and Lagoon 45 catamarans he can help guide you toward the boat that will achieve your goals and dreams.
Along with sailing together Emory & his wife Debbra enjoy backpacking, camping, snow skiing, traveling and spending time together with their family in AZ, TX and MI. Emory is retired from a career in Healthcare Information Systems. Like many retirees, he and his wife are busier now than ever.