Sailing program management

Sailing coaching

Sailing safety

Navigation and Rules of the Road

Shipboard deck department operations and safety

Ferry operations and safety

Marine Safety Center

Curriculum Vitae of Captain Richard (Dick) Sadler

EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science, Meteorology and Oceanography, SUNY Maritime College, Fort Schuyler, 1976

Then crew member Dick Sadler, now Captain Sadler, far left with fellow team members.


1976 All American College Sailing

Winning crew, 1977 America's Cup aboard S/V Courageous, Ted Turner in command

1977-2006, World Champion, North American, National and Regional levels, consistent top ten placement 


United States Coast Guard, unlimited, 3rd mate, retired

United States Coast Guard, Master, 100 ton

United States Coast Guard, able-bodied seaman, unlimited

Level 1 and level 2, certified sailing instructor,  U.S. Sailing



Richard C. Sadler

151 Tier Street

City Island, Bronx, New York  10464

Telephone:  631-848-1898



WORK EXPERIENCE (full C.V. on request):

Unlimited 3rd Mate, United States Merchant Marines, 1977-1982

Earth Science teacher, 2004-2007

Master, diesel powered ferries operating in New York Harbor, 2008-present

Yacht delivery captain, 1976-present

Head sailing coach and program director at numerous venues, including volunteer work for special needs sailors (sail to prevail), 1976-present