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Sea Masters Academy
The National Standard for Quality Sailing Instruction in Panama 

optimist sailor rigging her boat
Opti sailors on dock

Safety, Fun and Learning

Our learning and teaching process emphasize safety, fun and learning while developing safe, confident and responsible sailors

Why Sea Masters Academy Panama

race officer from SMAP

Our Approach

  • Safety and courtesy both afloat and ashore

  • Proper attitude and boat preparation

  • Weather, tide and current

  • Navigation Rules --"Rules of the road"


When you apply and pay the annual enrollment fee, you automatically become a member of CLUB SEA MASTERS SAILING, officially registered in PANDEPORTES, with the goal of promoting sailing in Panama.

race officers

Enhance Learning

Skill Up is the new digital platform for instruction at US Sailing member organizations like us. Built to support US Sailing’s skill development curriculum, the Skill Up App providesaccess to skill tracking, instructional videos, and teaching resources.

Latest News & Events

Sailing in Panama has never been this easy. Check out our upcoming sail training dates and events.

Opti sailors in the Bay of Panama

For the Parents 

SMAP race program would not be successful if it weren’t for the enthusiastic volunteers who help us run the events on our program.

race officer taking wind measurements

Frequently Asked Questions & Resources

Answers to the most common questions that users have about our services and boating in general, boating resources. 

SMAP in Numbers


Years of


Learn To Sail Program






SMAP sailors celebrating after a regatta


Club Members

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