Our Instructor

Captain Brian Gwinnup has a passion for teaching others.

He has been an instructor in the Air Force for over 18 years and has been teaching powerboating and sailing for the past 7 years. Capt Brian has earned the American Sailing Association (ASA) instructor certification. He is also a Recreational Power Boat Association (RPBA) instructor. 

Capt. Brian has a reputation for remaining calm in stressful situations - he flies into hurricanes pretty regularly - so you can count on a stress-free learning environment.

By combining his love of sailing with his teaching experience, he started MidBay Sailing.

Captain Brian Gwinnup

Captain Brian Gwinnup