Explore the World by Sailboat
Take your vacation to the next level when you book a Destination Sail with Modern Sailing School and Club. In a unique and relaxing environment, you get to explore destinations around the world. From start to finish, Modern Sailing curates extraordinary sailing vacations to exotic and breathtaking destinations. Whether you want to explore the Pacific Coast, the Caribbean, Croatia or beyond, Destination Sailing is the adventure for you.
Sailing Vacations and Global Destinations
Relax with friends on a catamaran in the Bahamas or tour coastal tapas bars in Spain. Learn the customs of Tahitian locals or tour Croatian vineyards by day and retire to your luxurious sailboat every evening. Each year, Modern Sailing plans flotillas to exquisite sailing destinations worldwide. Each boat in the Floatilla is lead by one of our skilled Captains. For sailors who wish to expand their skill set and skipper their own yacht, bareboat options are available. Take your sailing vacation to the next level by incorporating instruction and getting ASA certified for 101 (Basic Keelboat), 103 (Basic Coastal Cruising), and 104 (Bareboat Cruising).
Beyond the Golden Gate Bridge with Modern Sailing Expeditions
Our Coastal Expeditions gives you a closer look at the Pacific Coast. Known for its rugged coastline and large swell and big winds, Northern California offers exciting and challenging conditions for new and seasoned sailors alike. Modern Sailing Expeditions are open to members and non-members alike and are planned, provisioned and skippered by one of our USCG Captains and a first mate.
During a Modern Sailing Expedition, you’ll sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and explore the coastal cities and geography North, West, and South of the Golden Gate Straits. Popular excursions include multi-day trips to Halfmoon Bay, Drakes Bay, and Bodega Bay. One-day trips to the famed Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary occur monthly.
Destination Sailing for Every Level
For Global Destinations and MSC Expeditions, no experience is necessary. Those new to sailing can explore the world from the water knowing that an experienced and licensed Captain is at the helm.
Check out our Global Destination and Local Expeditions pages to see where we’re going next! Is there a destination on your bucket list? We can put together a custom trip for you and your friends - email us or give us a call (415) 331 - 8250.