Basic Keelboat Sailing (101)


Learn to Sail with Seaforth! This two-day introductory course teaches students the basics of sailing through the curriculum of the American Sailing Association. Students are taught on a Capri 22’ in moderate wind and sea conditions in San Diego Bay or Mission Bay. A preparatory standard and prerequisite class for future ASA classes.

Basic Keelboat Sailing (101)
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Reading Material: Sailing Made Easy by ASA
  • Description: A two-day course starting at 9am and ending at 3pm both days. Students learn to sail a Capri 22’ in moderate wind and sea conditions in San Diego Bay. A preparatory standard with no navigation skills required. This is a prerequisite for further sailing classes. At the end of this class, you will be certified to rent and sail up to our 26ft fleet in our fleet.


The Cost:
  • Free for members of our Sailing Club
  • $99 for Sailing Club Co-members
  • $249 for non-members
Materials and Certification Costs:
  • $39- ASA certification fee will be added during student registration. This fee will be refunded if the student does not pass the curriculum.
  • The coursebook is “Sailing Made Easy” by ASA and students can purchase the book online or at our Mission Bay, Coronado, and Harbor Island locations for $24.95
  • ASA Logbook is highly recommend because that is where students expected to keep their certification. The logbook will be available to purchase before or during the course for $12.95.


About Us

Seaforth Boat Rental is the longest established boat rental, charter, and tour company in San Diego. We’ve been a family-owned business since 1976.

We have 4 full-time locations covering both bays, and all experience levels are welcome!