Sailing in Arizona is not only possible, it can actually be challenging and exciting! Captain Clint’s Sailing started in Arizona at Lake Pleasant. Lake Pleasant offers incredible, consistent winds that even the more advanced sailors covet.
Currently, Captain Clint’s Sailing offers certification in Arizona for American Sailing Association (“ASA”) 101, 103, 104 and 105.ASA 103 and 104classes are often taken in California, where students receive real life opportunities to challenge the sea and rules of the road as they embark to Catalina Island, the San Diego coastline or any number of other beautiful locales.
Captain Clint’s Sailing offers the chance for students to take their ASA 101, 103, 104 and 105 classes with the same students, if they can arrange it. With Captain Clint’s Sailing, you will have consistency in your instructor and instruction. No other sailing school in Arizona can offer what Captain Clint’s Sailing offers.
If we can answer any questions for you about sailing, whether you are a novice or more advanced, please give us a call at 602-882-4398 or Contact Us! If we’re not on the water, we’ll be happy to respond to your inquiry. There’s no obligation.
We have students at every level. Students visiting from other cities and locals flock to Lake Pleasant and on to California to learn. Captain Clinthas a passion for sailing and truly wants to bring sailing to Arizona.
Hello! My name is Clint Sutter, owner of Go Sail Az at Lake Pleasant in Arizona. I am also the Operations Manager and Lead Captain for the 65 foot Phoenix Cruise Boat. I am a USCG licensed captain and American Sailing Association sailing instructor. I am certified to teach Basic Keelboat 101, Basic Coastal Cruising 103, Bareboat Cruising 104, and Coastal Navigation 105.
I am an identical twin and native to Arizona for 36 years. I have a 13 year old son named Ethan and a Border Collie named Hoji who I love so much. I've owned many boats over the years from small performance dinghies to catamarans and larger cruising sailboats.
I have many years of experience skippering larger sailboats up to 50 feet along the Mexican and California coast. Ports to include: San Diego, Newport, Long Beach, Marina Del Rey. Boats I've sailed: Beneteau 40, 42, 46. Jeneau 40. Hanse 40. Hunter 32, 36, 46. Catalina 14, 18, 22, 25, 28, 30, 32, 36, 40. Prindle 16, 18. Hobie 16, 18. Nacra f18. Sabre 30. Bavaria 46.
My goal is to share the sport of sailing with as many as I can in hopes that it makes them as happy as it has made me.
I am currently a member of the ASA, US Sailing, The Arizona Yacht Club, The Lake Pleasant Sailing Club, and Marina Sailing.