Because life is better WHEN YOU SAIL!

Welcome To Good Captain Sailing School

Our Mission
To promote and popularize sailing in Bulgaria along the picturesque Black Sea, while prioritizing education, support, safety, and fun for both locals and visitors.

Our Vision
Our vision is to establish Bulgaria as a premier destination for sailing enthusiasts by inspiring a vibrant and engaged community that values safety, enjoyment, and respect for the sea. Through top-notch education and support, we aim to share our passion for sailing and the allure of the Black Sea, encouraging others to discover the exhilarating opportunities within this distinctive sport.

Learn to Sail with us!

Set sail on an exhilarating adventure, starting as a sea explorer and charting your course to become a sailing superstar!

New to Sailing? Start Here!

Embark on an unforgettable sailing experience with our “Discover Sailing” Lesson in Bulgaria! Dive into the world of sailing as our expert instructors guide you through the basics and help you “learn the ropes” with excitement and laughter.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or have some experience, this fun-filled lesson is the perfect opportunity to set sail, feel the wind in your hair, and discover the joy of navigating the open seas.

Join us and let the adventure begin!

Learn to Sail and Earn Your Skipper License

Embark on a thrilling journey to become a certified Inshore Skipper through our comprehensive course!

Whether you choose the esteemed NauticEd, ISSA, or the prestigious Bulgarian Maritime Administration “Master of vessels up to 40GT” certification, we’ve got you covered. Our experienced instructors will guide you through every aspect of sailing, from navigation techniques to maneuvering like a pro. Gain the confidence to navigate coastal waters, hone your skills, and earn your well-deserved skipper’s license.

Join us on this remarkable voyage and set sail toward your sailing dreams!

Half-day or full-day sailing trip

Experience the thrill of the open seas with our exhilarating half-day and full-day sailing trips! Set sail with us and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Bulgarian coastline.

Whether you’re seeking a quick getaway or a full-day adventure, our experienced crew will take you on a memorable journey, navigating pristine waters and uncovering hidden gems along the way. Relax, soak up the sun, and let the wind guide you as we embark on a voyage filled with breathtaking views, refreshing swims, and unforgettable moments.

Join us for an unforgettable sailing escapade that will leave you yearning for more.

Marine Radio Operator

Gain the skills and knowledge of a certified Marine Radio Operator – become a VHF Radio Operator with our comprehensive online program.

Our extensive training program covers everything from radio procedures to emergency protocols, ensuring you are well-equipped to handle any situation on the water.

Enjoy the convenience of learning at your own pace and receive a lifetime certification upon completion, ensuring that your expertise in maritime communication is recognized for years to come.

Our sailing timetable

At Good Captain Sailing School, we prioritize quality education and individual attention, making your learn to sail experience exceptional. Our semi-private courses feature small group sizes to ensure personalized learning.

Embark on our Discover Sailing courses, available year-round, with one group per half of the day for an intimate learning environment. Additionally, our flexible learn to sail Instructor courses kick off every Saturday and can be completed in one or two weeks. To cater to your schedule, we offer weekend and workday courses, providing you the flexibility to tailor the timetable to your convenience. Join us for an unforgettable sailing journey, with a schedule crafted to meet your learn to sail needs.

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Our Values

At Good Captain sailing school, we are dedicated to promoting the values of education, safety, support, and fun. We believe that a solid foundation in sailing education is essential to ensuring the safety of our students and those around them.
We believe in providing a comprehensive education that covers all aspects of sailing, from the basics to advanced techniques. Safety is our top priority, and we ensure that all of our students have the necessary knowledge and equipment to sail safely and confidently.
At Good Captain school, we offer ongoing support to our students, whether they are just starting out or are seasoned sailors. We are committed to helping our students achieve their goals and reach their full potential.
Most importantly, we believe that sailing should be a fun and enjoyable experience. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can feel at home on the water. We are passionate about sharing our love of sailing and are dedicated to helping others discover the joy of this amazing sport.

Let’s embrace the freedom and independence that comes with sailing, and use it to inspire us to reach new heights.

Learn to Sail with Good Captain Sailing School in Varna, Bulgaria

Our sailing instructors

Meet our crew of sailing rockstars – a team of experienced instructors who will make learning the ropes a fun and unforgettable experience on the water!

Head Instructor / Co-Founder

Head Instructor

Instructor / Co-Founder


Welcome aboard Good Captain!

  • Good Captain is where freedom and adventure begin and sailing dreams come true!

    Our passion is sailing! Our mission is to share that passion with as many people as we can, building skilled and knowledgeable sailors along the way. You will find sailing is super fun, supportive, and joyful!

  • NauticEd Approved. Get your online logbook!

    NauticEd’s mission is to educate and train competent sailors. Sailing competence requires a comprehensive mix of knowledge, skills, and experience. Once achieved, competence means a sailor will keep the crew safe, have more fun and fulfillment, and be empowered with the confidence to sail beyond visible horizons and personal boundaries.

  • Once you have achieved International certification, practice, practice, practice!

    We give you the knowledge and experience to be confident and safe on all your sailing adventures – whether you charter a boat from a local harbor, go on an exotic sailing vacation, or even buy your own boat.

  • ISSA Approved

    The International Sailing School Association (ISSA) is dedicated to recreational boating and safety through education and respected high standards. These standards provide you with a path to progressively acquire sailing skills and ultimately certify proof of your knowledge and abilities. Each of our students is issued an ISSA certificate, internationally recognized, for chartering a sailing yacht.

Happy sailors

New to Sailing? Start with Discover Sailing!

Or start the Skipper course for free today!