At MiraMar Adventures, we believe in combining the beauty of the natural world and a deep respect for nature and the ocean with a hands-on educational experience to take your sailing skills to the next level.  We are committed to providing an enjoyable and rewarding experience and our focus on your learning style will ensure you have a thoroughly satisfying adventure.



Jeff Riecks

Jeff Riecks [pronounced rix] is a sailing instructor, yacht broker, and marine industry consultant.

Captain Jeff has been boating for most of his adult life and has worked as a sailing educator and charter/private yacht captain since 2001. He is a recipient of ASA’s “Outstanding Instructor” award and also holds a 100-ton Near Coastal merchant mariner’s credential with sailing and towing endorsements.  Jeff has completed many yacht deliveries along the east and west coasts of North America, the Caribbean, and the Bahamas.

Prior to becoming a professional mariner, Jeff spent 18 years as an engineer and program manager in the government electronics, logistics, and commercial information technology industries.

Jeff grew up in Maryland and attended West Virginia University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.

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