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Ian Patience 

Founder and Director

We are a small business which was started up due to a need to provide sailing adventures, for some of our customers who we had trained with Sail & Power Boat Training Ltd.

Having delivered a number of sailing adventures we decided to set up a dedicated company offering this - hence the birth of Footloose Sailing Adventures.

The company is headed up by Ian Patience who is an RYA/MCA commercially endorsed yachtmaster instructor, Ian has over 40,000 sea miles under his belt from cruising to racing yachts and power boats. 

Ian is a highly dynamic individual who has a passion to pass on his skills & knowledge. with a hands-on approach, excellent organisational & management skills.

Ian’s priorities when working is safety, and ensuring his customers have an enjoyable time while learning, repeat business is key to our success.

We plan to grow and develop our adventures to meet our customers requirements , we have some exciting plans for 2020 which we will announce later this year, however we also ensure that every adventure is carefully planned with safety at the forefront of everything we do.

We work with 4 main partners who are

Premier Sailing - RYA Sailing School & charter company based on the East Coast.

Jolly Parrot - RYA Sailing school & charter company base in Gibraltar

Universal Yachting RYA Sailing school & charter company based on the south coast 

Omega Sail - Charter company based in the wonderful Greek islands with bases on Corfu & Lefkas.