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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.

Our sailing school is certified by the ASA (American Sailing Association) and is an authorized Coast Guard Licensing Facility. Our Yacht Management Services ensure that our fleet is professionally maintained. Modern Sailing also offers and organizes Skippered Charters, Corporate Regatta team building events, Global Destinations international adventure trips, and an active Recreational Race Program.

Need a job and love to sail? Join the friendly and supportive Modern Sailing community as one of our valued team members! Our staff enjoys leisure sails together, employee celebrations and BBQs, discounts on marine supplies and vendors, complimentary ASA courses, sailing clinics, and other educational opportunities. We are currently hiring Customer Service Representatives, Fleet Service Specialists, and ASA Instructors.

Do you have your captain's license, or are you qualified to become licensed? Complete your ASA Instructor Qualification Clinics at Modern Sailing and join our team of highly respected professionals! Our instructors receive 100% tuition reimbursement for each clinic after teaching their first course at that level (e.g., reimbursed for ASA 201 after teaching one complete ASA 101 course).

If you don't have your Captain's License yet, we host USCG Captain's License courses twice a year, in the spring and in the fall - right around the same time as our ASA Instructor Qualification Clinics. Learn more about USCG Captain's License Courses at Modern Sailing.

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Testimonials

  • Alisa Driscoll, Dual Site Member

    Here are some snaps of Our Saturday, August 20, 2022 Modern Sailing Expedition with Captain Robert Bivin, who was outstanding. Please convey photos and thanks to him. He is an outstanding individual, leader and sailing instructor. His knowledge and experience made us all feel safe and our Farallones Day Trip educational and just amazing. 

     
  • John Kipping

    The meeting room was quite adequate and the location most convenient, but the course outline and instruction were outstanding. Modern Sailing is fortunate to have such a well organized instructor in Mr. Stan Lander who teaches very well from a rich professional background. Mr. Lander was generous with his time and patiently in helping students who needed more attention or time in understanding various aspects of the curriculum.

  • Casey Bishop, Corporate Regatta

    WE LOVED IT! The whole team was so honored and thankful. Thanks so much for all of your team's hard work and excellence in organizing our party. Of the 22 of us, only 4 had ever been sailing and not in the Bay. The guys had an incredible experience, the skippers were all really great, allowing each of us to be at the wheel. They were kind and empowering. Plus the weather and wind were perfect! It was definitely one of the top 3 experiences that we have shared as leaders in the past 5 + years. We couldn't have asked for a better day!

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Modern Sailing School & Club

2310 Marinship Way, Sausalito, CA 94965

415-331-8250 / 800-995-1668

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