About Us

Ross and Zoe own and run together Salcombe Dinghy Sailing.

We and our dedicated team will ensure that you have the best experience possible. Together we have a combined 36 years in the Sailing Industry – it’s our passion!

We share a friendly, professional, can-do attitude and enjoy helping people with their Sailing. We offer a high level of personal service and both know the waters around Salcombe well.


Ross is the RYA Chief Instructor. He started to learn to Sail at the age of nine at Jebel Ali Sailing Club in Dubai. Qualifying as an Instructor at the age of twenty. He’s spent eight years teaching in Greece and Turkey.

Ross is also a volunteer for the Prawle Point Coastguard Rescue team.


Zoe is the RYA Principal.

She started to learn to Sail in her mid-twenties in Greece and then spent the next seven years working overseas for Sailing and Ski companies.

Ross and Zoe met during their time abroad. Returning back to the UK some years later and settling in Salcombe.

‘We share a love for the great outdoors. When we’re not Sailing, you can find us walking the coast path, trekking the moors and cycling the Devon hills.’