Oso Viejo Sailing
Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica organized Sailing Charters began in 1990 with 3 sailboats. Flamingo is now one of the Top Sailing Destinations in Costa Rica. Oso Viejo's Sailing and Fishing programs are now listed many International Travel Guides to Costa Rica including Fromer's International Guidebook
for Costa Rica. Jim McKee,Founder of Oso Viejo, S.A. arrived in Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica, in 1989 aboard Shannon, a 52 ft Cutter Rigged Sloop. By 1991 he had begun construction of the Marina Flamingo and organized Flamingo Beaches sailboat chartering. Jim's sailboat was one of the first 3 Flamingo Marina sailboats and provided half day up to 7 day charters.
Although Shannon is no longer chartering, Oso Viejo Sailing maintains a growing list of Charter Sailboats in Costa Rica and specializes in matching your charter needs to the right sailboat and crew. Having captained his own boat for 13 years in Costa Rica, Oso Viejo knows the boats, weather, sea conditions, boat crews and can assist you in finding the right charter boat for your Costa Rica Adventure.