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San Francisco Bay Area Sailing Careers

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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 Clinic(s) 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 (ie., reimbursed for ASA 201 after teaching one complete ASA 101 course).

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Testimonials

  • Trudy Flores

    Captain Jeff Cathers is really cool. I had such a great time on the Farallones Day Trip. It was actually my very best day of 2020. Thank you so much for coordinating the trip.

  • Rolf Zingg

    Since many, many years, I had the dream to sail underneath the Golden Gate bridge. On October 14th last year, my dream became true. Thanks to our dear friend Aaron Fritz who made it possible and organized this cruise for us. With this adventure I was able to achieve one more milestone on my sailing career.

    Finally on the water, it was great! Full moon made the flows even stronger and it was like sailing in a washing machine.

    I did my sailing education in the English Channel, where the situation with the wind and flows is comparable to the San Francisco Bay. So I felt pretty much "at home" being on the helm in the Bay.

    I hope our skipper Stan Lander enjoyed this day cruise too. We, definitely did! It was an unforgettable experience for all of us.

    A very big thank you to all of you who made it possible, that my dream became reality! Also thank you for the MSC flag I got at the end of the day. It found it's place in my study, where I can see it daily.

  • 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.

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Modern Sailing School & Club

2310 Marinship Way, Sausalito, CA 94965

415-331-8250 / 800-995-1668

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