Sailing Schools in USA, California

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OCSC SAILING

Berkeley, CA, USA
OCSC SAILING, is a San Francisco Bay sailing school and sailing club. We offer sailing lessons, sailboat instruction, NauticEd Practical proficiency training and certification, sailboat charters, club membership, and corporate teambuilding events. Our sailing schools Berkeley location is in the center of San Francisco Bay. From beginner sailboat lessons, to offshore training, to spinnaker sailing, to world cruising preparation, we are committed to teaching you to sail with confidence. Learn more...
Rated 5/5 by 2 students

Nautical Ventures

Dana Point, CA, USA
Nautical Ventures helps “Find the Adventurer in you!” We provide the following marine services: - Sailing instruction (on-the-water practical training and evaluation/certification) - Marine Project Management - Consulting (ocean crossing/cruising, yacht acquisition and maintenance, boat-as-a-business operation and management) - International group charters (Baja Mexico, Sicily, Croatia, and Greece) We are located in Dana Point, CA, serving SoCal from San Diego to Ventura Learn more...
Rated 4.96/5 by 74 students

Santana Sailing

Long Beach, CA, USA
Learn to sail and cruise with Santana Sailing, and get your International SLC™ to charter in the Mediterranean. All certification levels from Qualified Crew Member to Captain Rank, in Long Beach, Newport Beach, on the Sea of Cortez, Caribbean. We can also work with you on your boat with your crew. Specialties include: Anchoring bow and stern; Heavy weather 30 to 45 kts; Catalina and the Northern Channel Islands; Sea of Cortez; Grenada. If you love to learn, we'll have an excellent time. Learn more... | View Santana Sailing Active Events and Opportunities
Rated 4.95/5 by 4 students

Southwest Sailing

Long Beach, CA, USA
LEARN TO SAIL IN THE DESERT! CRUISE IN CALIFORNIA , THE CARIBBEAN, THE MEDITERRANEAN! Are you ready to become a sailor? We're here to help you make that happen! Southwest Sailing can help you achieve your goals right here in Arizona along with lessons, exams and cruising in AZ and in Southern California too. FLEXIBILITY? Do you need a "Custom" schedule or location for your NauticEd PRACTICAL EXAM, call us! Custom, personalized, flexible scheduling is our specialty. Contact us TODAY! Learn more...

Sailing School Newport Beach

Newport Beach, CA, USA
Sailing School Newport Beach is a proud partner of NauticEd. When you are ready to get on the water, we have the nicest and newest fleet of sailboats ranging from 20 to 50 fleet. Harbor 20, Beneteau 35.1, 38.1, 41.1, 45, Lagoon 400 & 450 catamarans - All less than 5 years old. We also have the friendliest and most knowledgable instructors who are USCG Captains. With 19 boats and 8 instructors we can accommodate your schedule for semi-private or private courses. Call us today at 949 209-9931. Learn more...
Rated 4.96/5 by 74 students

Santana Sailing

Newport Beach, CA, USA
Learn to sail and cruise with Santana Sailing, and get your International SLC™ to charter in the Mediterranean. All certification levels from Qualified Crew Member to Captain Rank, in Long Beach, Newport Beach, on the Sea of Cortez, Caribbean. We can also work with you on your boat with your crew. Specialties include: Anchoring bow and stern; Heavy weather 30 to 45 kts; Catalina and the Northern Channel Islands; Sea of Cortez; Grenada. If you love to learn, we'll have an excellent time. Learn more... | View Santana Sailing Active Events and Opportunities
Rated 5/5 by 4 students

Passage Nautical Charters & Lessons

Oakland, CA, USA
At Passage Nautical, we‘re passionate about boating, education, and adapting our services to what people need. We’re leading the way with our TechReational Boating Classes that fit today’s busy lifestyles and the way people want to learn. By embracing on-line teaching methodologies and combining them with our in-depth on-the-water programs, we can offer truly customized experiences that increase your learning and skills rapidly. Say goodbye to traditional classroom learning. Learn more...

Sail Channel Islands

Oxnard, CA, USA
We sail the Channel Islands of California, one of the world's premiere sailing grounds and specialize in advanced coastal cruising and offshore training. Our private sailing lessons for individuals and couples are based on individualized curricula that consider students' short and mid-term sailing goals as well as previous sailing experience. NauticEd provides the preparatory knowledge base; we provide practical experience and hands-on instruction. Learn more...
Rated 5/5 by 3 students

Lucky Sol Sailing

San Diego, CA, USA
Lucky Sol Sailing is a Veteran-owned sailing club in San Diego offering Sailing Lessons with professional instructors. We also have a Fractional Yacht Ownership program & offer sailing tours in the San Diego Bay. Come sailing with us and we think you'll agree that there's no better way to enjoy the beautiful waters of San Diego than with Lucky Sol Sailing. Learn more...
Rated 5/5 by 4 students

Sail San Diego

San Diego, CA, USA
With over 26 years on the beautiful waters surrounding the San Diego Bay and thousands of satisfied clients, our crew works diligently to ensure each boating excursion is a perfect one for all! Each of our US Coast Guard Certified Captains has the extensive knowledge and the passion to introduce you to the wonderful sport of sailing. Within the protected waters of the San Diego Bay we offer our students a safe and comfortable environment from which to learn this time-honored skill. Come See! Learn more...
Rated 4.95/5 by 4 students

Southwest Sailing

San Diego, CA, USA
LEARN TO SAIL IN THE DESERT! CRUISE IN CALIFORNIA , THE CARIBBEAN, THE MEDITERRANEAN! Are you ready to become a sailor? We're here to help you make that happen! Southwest Sailing can help you achieve your goals right here in Arizona along with lessons, exams and cruising in AZ and in Southern California too. FLEXIBILITY? Do you need a "Custom" schedule or location for your NauticEd PRACTICAL EXAM, call us! Custom, personalized, flexible scheduling is our specialty. Contact us TODAY! Learn more...

Santa Barbara Sailing Center

Santa Barbara, CA, USA
We have over forty boats at our school, as well as a large staff of instructors with impressive sailing resumes. We have provided quality instruction since 1966 and know that our teaching style is top notch by the feedback we receive from graduates. Also, The Channel Islands National Park provides ideal training grounds for bareboat certification. Learn more...

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The NauticEd online sailing courses supplement practical training performed by a sailing school. With NauticEd, you can take as long as you need to complete a sailing course, take the tests as many times as you like and review the content for life.

Your sailing school instructor will digitally sign off on your sailing certification when you pass your practical hands-on sailing training. Your sailing certificate is then updated in real-time for you to print out and hang with pride on your office wall. Each time you pass another sailing course, your sailing certificate is automatically updated.