The Desert Sailor Naomi Emmerson

Naomi Emmerson

Founder / Creator

Naomi inherited her love of sailing from her Dad learning on the family's Mistral 16 and at camp on lasers on lakes in Quebec, Ontario, Canada, then cruising the Gulf Islands (B.C) on a Hughes 31. Currently, her sailing playground is Lake Mead, Nevada where she races with the Nevada Yacht Club on various keelboats both as skipper and crew and has raced Hobie Waves with Hobie Fleet 51. She is certified to teach ASA101 and the USPS curriculum (Las Vegas Squadron) where she is active taking students out on a Catalina 27, a Catalina 38 and a Coronado 25. She holds a Captain's Level V Certification from NauticEd. She has skippered bareboat charters (with her husband as first mate) in the BVI and Antigua/Barbuda. She completed an Atlantic Passage from Norfolk to Bermuda on an Island Packet 40 with the Maryland School of Sailing. She currently serves proudly as Secretary on the Board of NWSA. She is the creator of the youtube channel The Desert Sailor from boatLUV and Founder and creator of

Sessions Featuring Naomi

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Sailing Convention For Women, Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club
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Boat Owners Association of The United States
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