At Seaforth Boater Education we offer sailing classes and lessons for every level of sailor, from beginner to advanced. If you are just starting out, we offer the Amercian Sailing Association’s Basic Keelboat Sailing course designed to teach the beginner the fundamentals of sailing. If you have been sailing for a while in the bays and are interested in getting more out of your sailing, take a look at our 3-Day or 4-Day ASA 103/104 Combo Class where you can learn more advanced coastal sailing techniques. All of our classes are designed to allow you to get the most out of your sailing. See our classes listed below.
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.
The American Sailing Association's Basic Coastal Cruising Course (ASA 103) is a two-day course going from 9-5 both days. Sailors must cruise safely in local and regional waters as both skipper and crew on an auxiliary powered sailboat.
The American Sailing Association's Bareboat Chartering Course (ASA 104) is a two-day liveaboard class starting at 9am and finishing at 5pm the following day. Sailors will gain skills in maintenance, boating systems, and more.
A four-day live aboard course to Catalina, which leaves at 9am on Friday and returns in the evening on the following Monday. Sailors will act both as skipper and crew while sailing along the coast to Catalina.
This class is a two day course that teaches sailors catamaran structure, components and features, performance under sail and power, boat systems, seamanship and safety, heavy weather operation, and emergency response. Students will learn to maneuver with a twin screw sailboat in tight quarters under control. Held from 9AM to 5PM both days at Coronado on our Leopard 40 Catamaran.
It is that time! Are you ready to charter something bigger to sail the Bay? Our Catalina 270 is the perfect boat for 6-8 people to take on a day cruise around the Bay or off-shore. We offer group checkout clinic for those of you that want to take out this lovely boat!
Ready to take your ASA 101 skills to the next level? This clinic is an ocean based course that qualifies sailors to take our boats offshore!
This course includes 4-5 hours with a certified captain on a Capri 22 or Catalina 250. This class prepares sailors for GPS basics, Tide charts, Reefing, Weather preparation, VHF protocol, and Emergency protocols.
Below is a listing of all our upcoming scheduled classes. To register for a class, click the class name on the date you would like to register for. Additional class details and descriptions can be found above.
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