I would definitely recommend Modern Sailing to anyone who is interested in learning to sail the right way.
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Last updated January 19, 2022
At Modern Sailing School & Club, we are adapting to a new reality, and it shows in the changes to the way our community interacts and the way we do business. To responsibly share the healthy benefits of sailing with our members and students, we've innovated modifications to our programs and o
March 25, 2020
To help prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus, all sailing operations have been suspended. Please read this important message from our CEO, Leigh Hunt.
October 20, 2019
Join Modern Sailing in the Fight Against Blood Cancers
The Leukemia Cup Regattas, established in 1993, are national charitable sailing and cruising events committed to raising funds to support the mission of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).
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Modern Sailing School & Club is the premier sailing school on the West Coast. We have been teaching adults how to sail on the San Francisco Bay and internationally since 1983. Our personable and experienced professionals provide the highest level of instruction on the San Francisco Bay and California coast. Courses and specialty clinics are taught year-round, during the week and on the weekend.
If you’re new to sailing, you may have noticed some sailors carrying hefty duffles or dry bags on their way down to the docks. Ever wonder what experienced sailors and skippers keep in those gear bags? Let's have a look at some of the most common items.
Heather Stewart is one of Modern Sailing's outstanding Club Skippers and a leader among our sailing community. She admits it was a long struggle with her self-confidence to go from white-knuckle dinghy steering to catamaran cruising and encouraging others to take the helm.
What are the qualities of a great skipper? We asked this question with a survey in our March 31 weekly newsletter on on social media, and here are the results! We’ve listed them in order of least important to most important based on the ratio of your responses.