I would like to compliment Stan Lander for his coaching, counseling and teaching Heavy Weather Offshore Sailing. Stan was very accommodating to all of the student's interests and shared his many years of insight on handling the boat in heavy seas. I would certainly recommend Stan and this course to sheltered waters sailors. My confidence in handling a boat of this size was certainly enhanced by the experience.
MSC is open year-round, 7 days per week - with a few special exceptions. To allow our dedicated and hard-working staff to rest, sail, and enjoy celebrating the holiday season, our office and fleet operations are closed on the dates listed here.
Are you considering sailing lessons and weighing the pros and cons of private lessons versus public courses or clinics? Here are five of the reasons why one or more private lessons may be ideal to help you achieve your personal sailing goals.
As much as we enjoy the intense winds of summer, we always we look forward to the refreshing change of pace that the Autumn Equinox brings to the Bay. As the days shorten and the valley cools, our local waters become as close to a fair-weather sailor's paradise as they can be!
Modern Sailing members and students with reservations to sail this Labor Day will be treated to a unique spectacle out on the water - the Heart of San Francisco Celebration! Members with a bareboat charter reservation on Labor Day also have the unique opportunity to join the flotilla.
Congratulations, new skipper! You've proven that you have what it takes to safely sail on San Francisco Bay. Besides your sailing skills, what else will you need to know to ensure your first charter goes smoothly? Where can you find the help and the information that new skippers need most?