Direction Sailing Charters, Charleston

Captain John

Captain John Springer has been sailing his whole life. Known for his friendly, laid-back personality and expert sailing skills, Captain John is a former instructor at the Maritime Institute who is happy to teach you as much about sailing as you want to know during your charter, or just show you the historic harbor sites as you relax with a drink in hand. Captain John is a USCG licensed captain and is certified in CPR. He and Direction won the Charleston Ocean Racing Association (CORA) Boat of the Year award in 2013, and he is a regular contender in CORA races.

First Mate

First Mate Arthur Dupuy is a Charleston native and long-time sailor. As a member of Charleston Ocean Racing Association, Arthur competes in weekly CORA races and recently completed the Key West Race Week race to Cuba.