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About the Sailing Collective

We Connect Travelers With The Sea


Meet the Captains
Meet the Chefs




Our Story

Sailing Collective was founded on the idea that travel is deeply transformational, supports environmental stewardship, and can be achieved in in a way that respects authentic cultures all over the world. We lead low-impact, immersive sailing voyages exploring the world’s coastlines and communities for wide-eyed travelers. Voyages are led by a team of dynamic captains and culinary artists that are attuned to the travelers’ experience. 

our quest

Your Floating Hotel

We are the Sailing Collective Travel Co., a bespoke travel company providing innovative hospitality on modern sailboats. Our unique itineraries bring adventurous travelers to the world's coastlines and archipelagoes. Each departure is crewed by Sailing Collective captains and chefs dedicated to changing the paradigm of yacht charter hospitality.

Established in 2012 by two adventurous brothers, SC Travel Co. has taken thousands of ambitious travelers sailing through over 30 striking itineraries worldwide. We offer group travel experiences on scheduled departures and create fully customizable private sailing charters for small groups. The extraordinarily talented chefs source locally from markets and farmers to provide the freshest organic foods onboard.

Our captains are affable hospitality-forward professionals with a wealth of knowledge to handcraft your journey. Experience innovative travel through a new vantage point. Welcome to Sailing Collective.

Meet Your Crew

We search far and wide for our crew and cherry pick only the most talented and kind spirited captains and chefs in the industry. This team of devoted explorers work together to provide remarkable personalized experiences for your adventures with the Sailing Collective. They are not just your crew, they are your new friends.

Meet the Captains
Meet the Founders

Executive Director & Founder

Dayyan Armstrong

Dayyan Armstrong founded the Sailing Collective out of a passion for connecting people with the world through adventure and sailing. Having been raised with values based on multi-cultural awareness and the importance of global culture, Armstrong combined his enthusiasm for sailing and exploration to create an integrated sailing vacation organization open to adventures, explorers, and sailors alike. With a background in music performance, social theory, and a graduate degree in economics from the New School for Social Research, Armstrong is always excited to participate in discourse on topics of philosophy, art, adventure, and exploration.

Operations & Co-founder

Ross Beane

After graduating with a degree in Outdoor Education, Ross Beane has been relentless about sharing his love of wilderness travel with people wherever he goes. Having worked with programs from Alaska to Maine, he enjoys guiding students of all ages and abilities into beautiful and remote locations to foster technical know-how and an appreciation of the natural world. With multiple certifications in wilderness emergency medicine, he brings with him an understanding of risk management that keeps it safe without compromising fun. An avid sailor since youth, Ross has made many safe crossings and has taught sailing for WoodenBoat in Maine, numerous sailing organization, and sailing schools before joining Dayyan to help start the Sailing Collective.

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