Crimson Sailing Academy

at Harvard

Bern Noack

Bern Noack
  • Bern is the Harvard Assistant Sailing Coach. He started teaching children how to sail at the Yale Corinthian Yacht Club in 1985. Bern has been teaching beginners to sail ever since.
  • Collegiate Coach since 1989. Coached more than 62 All-Americans, 5 College Sailors of the Year. His teams have won 10 separate ICSA (Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association) Championships and 5 Fowle Trophies for the best performance by a team in the ICSA Championships.
  • Single-handed coach for the US Sailing Elite Youth Development Team and the Under 18 and Under 23 US Sailing Team from 2007 to 2009.
  • Graduated from Yale University and was Commodore of the Yale Corinthian Yacht Club.
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Our instructors' certifications include CPR, First Aid, US Sailing Level One and Two Instructor, and Lifeguarding.


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