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About Your Captain & Crew

Captain Greg

Your Captain, Gregory P. Sherwood, is a United States Coast Guard licensed 100-ton Master and American Sailing Association certified sailing instructor. He has been sailing on San Francisco Bay since 1996 and is an accomplished off-shore racer and cruiser.

In 2000, Greg decided to go semi-professional. US Sailing offered an Instructor Qualification Clinic and in March of that year, he started teaching Basic Keelboat part-time in Alameda. One thing ultimately led to another and in June of 2004 he received his USCG Masters license.

Pirates Sail - Annually on Sep 19!In the spring of 2005 Greg started Mission Creek Sail Tours, LLC and that's where we are today.

Sailing is a passion and a way of life for Greg and if you're lucky, a bit of his enthusiasm will rub off on you.

"Commodore" Cathy

Cathy had never sailed before she stepped onboard 'Imi Loa in May of 1996 but she took to it like she'd been doing it all her life. Sailing on San Francisco Bay eventually led to racing and cruising in the Caribbean and now she partners with Greg in the charter business (in addition to an actual career at Cisco Systems).

Sailing Resumé

Sailors have made a good bargain with the world. We get to borrow it, play with it, and be released from its deadening grip. We get to use it without owning it.

— Reese Palley

Sailors, with their built-in sense of order, service, and discipline, should really be running the world.

— Nicholas Monsarrat