Sailing Instructors

Alex Johnstone | Grenada Sailing CharterAlex Johnstone – RYA Yachtmaster Instructor & Yachtmaster Ocean


Alex Johnstone is an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor originally from the UK. As owner-operator, he runs Bluewater Sailing’s RYA training and the Grenada sailing charters from his favorite place in the world – the tropical Grenadines!

Sailing worldwide for over 35 years, Alex has logged over 100,000 nautical miles. His experience and knowledge is extensive and he comes highly-rated as an RYA Instructor. A great mentor, Alex is very patient and loves nothing better than sharing his passion for learning to sail in the Grenadines on a Grenada sailing charter.

An accomplished cook, Alex loves to entertain students and guests on board in the evenings. He is a great accordion player and a mean card player too! Alex’s zest for fun and adventure shines through as he introduces visitors to his other favourite pastimes; apart from sailing, he enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and snorkeling in the beautiful Grenadines.



Our instructors are also available for the following yachting services:


Yacht DeliveryAlex Johnstone | Grenada Sailing Charter

Alex and Stuart have the experience to safely deliver your yacht anywhere in the world. Through their worldwide knowledge of yachting they will minimize your expenses.

Skipper Service

Available for worldwide skipper services. Our instructors will provide top quality charters and management – making the most of the region where the yacht is based.

Racing Consultancy

Interested in improving your regatta placing? Alex has a track record of improving boats through meticulous preparation, crew training, and race course expertise.

Diving Services

Alex is a PADI Open Water Diver and experienced in underwater hull work – from changing propellers and anodes to hull race preparation. Stuart is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and highly experienced in underwater work too.


If you are planning an ocean passage, or have any other yachting questions, Alex can assist you in preparing for an adventure. He can advise you on passage planning, ports to visit, sail plans, and power needs. An on board sail and yacht inspection will allow a comprehensive report on your proposed cruise to be produced.

Personal Boat Tuition

Our instructors can help you become a competent and confident sailor on your own boat as a personal RYA Instructor. USD275 per day. Does not include Yachtmaster training, courses or examinations.

Please contact us for further information here.