Welcome to Cruisers Academy

Brady Trautman, also known as Señor Brady, has been cruising around the world for 10+ years and has visited over 40 countries. He is a veteran captain, weather pattern expert, avid diver, enthusiast of Mexican food, and has more than 75,000 nautical miles under his belt. Brady brings his relaxed, fun focused attitude to Cruisers Academy!

The Ying to Brady’s Yang is Alex Blue. Drawn to the ocean because of her affection towards photography and adventure, Alex enjoys sharing the vastness and beauty of the sea, above and below the depths. She is also a diving enthusiast, film maker, snowboarder, and cowgirl. Alex has ventured across the Atlantic ocean several times clocking in over 25,000 nautical miles.

Brady and Alex are excited to share their love a sailing and help “bring you closer to your sailing dreams… whether that’s getting your first vessel, crewing on bigger boats, or getting involved in your local sailing community.”

Cruisers Academy is a sailing school based in Lake Tahoe California. It is not solely about a sailing school but it is a place for Brady and Blue to showcase and share films, documentaries and anything else they feel passionate about creating and sharing.