The end of Daylight Saving on November 7 brings changes to chartering at MSC | Modern Sailing

The end of Daylight Saving on November 7 brings changes to chartering at MSC

Daylight Saving season ends on November 7, bringing some seasonal changes to chartering at MSC. The changes described below will go into effect on Monday, November 8.

Reduced Rates on Bareboat Charters through March 13

Log lots of on-the-water days for less! As of November 8, bareboat charter rates are about 15% less than summer rates. Check out Our Charter Fleet webpage for pricing details. Summer season rates resume March 14. 

Available Booking Types

Full Day (9:00 AM - 8:00 AM next day) bookings are available year-round. Midweek Sunset charters are unavailable as of November 8 and will become available again on March 14.

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT NIGHT SAILING

Charterers must have completed ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising certified at Modern Sailing to saill or motor after dark. If you are ASA 103 certified or took ASA 104 at another sailing school and wish to stay aboard overnight, please be docked, moored, or anchored before sunset.

If you took ASA 104 at another school or would like more practice sailing at night, our Night Sailing Clinic can help you gain the skills and confidence to safely navigate in the dark - and will certify you to sail or motor MSC yachts at night. Our Electronic Piloting and Radar Clinic further adds to these skills. 

Cancellation Policy

For all reservations after November 7, only 24 hours notice is required to cancel a charter reservation with no late cancellation fee. This gives you greater flexibility in planning your sails around inclement weather forecasts. During the Daylight Saving season, 72 hours notice is required to cancel a charter reservation with no fee. Learn more about our charter policies here: Charter Policies and Definitions.

Year-round, Courses, Clinics, and Club Sails will carry on rain or shine. However, when wind speeds are forecast to be 30 or more knots sustained, conditions are deemed unsafe and we will  cancel all on-the-water operations for the day.

Multi-Day Charter Discounts Continue

Multi-day charters are discounted 10% for two consecutive days and 15% off for three or more consecutive days. To help you stay cozy on your cool-season multi-day charters, see our article Cozy Winter Chartering - MSC Yachts with Cabin Heaters and Hot Water.

Questions? Please call our friendly office at (415) 331-8250 or email us.

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  • Sara Jane G.

    I've taken two classes at MSS&C and was very happy with the program. This is also a great club with lots of opportunities for camaraderie and practice on the water. The boats in the fleet are fantastic and kept in tip-top shape. I highly recommend for all sailors and would-be sailors!

  • Emma & George Stubbs, Sausalito

    We just took our ASA 106 at a school in Rhode Island as we prepare for 6 months of cruising in the Caribbean. The class was great, but more than anything it made us really appreciate the quality of teaching and rigor at Modern Sailing. Even though we were the newest to sailing, the group seemed to think that we had the best fundamentals. We felt very well prepared and we see why Modern Sailing has the reputation it does.

  • John Clark

    Every aspect of Modern Sailing - training, syllabus, course materials, quality of the boats, quality of the instructors, and the very friendly and helpful staff - exceeded my expectations. Modern Sailing has a first class sailing program in an environment with challenging winds and currents. I look forward to coming back to charter a boat and certainly plan to continue my sailing training.

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