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.
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Options for travel and vacations abroad are limited these days, so we invite you to take a closer look at San Francisco Bay - a treasure trove of unique destinations to enjoy discovering by sailboat. In these “bite-sized” live online lessons, you’ll learn how to make the most of your bareboat charters with expert guidance from the people who have sailed and navigated our favorite waters for decades.
Chartering for 2 or more consecutive days? Tank levels are something you'll need to be mindful of. Eventually, you may need to visit fuel and pumpout stations along your itinerary. Here's some tips and locations to make your fill-ups and pumpouts a little easier.
Angel Island State Park is the largest natural island in the San Francisco Bay and is an attractive destination for bay boaters. Ayala Cove, accessible within Racoon Straight on the north side of the island, has the largest public docks and moorings on the bay and is well-protected from wind and
Are you ready to explore further into the bay? Would you like to try your hand at an overnight trip? Sail to Benicia to explore a historic, quaint waterfront town with an active art community! This local cruising guide offers an exciting overnight adventure - venturing into the San Pablo Bay, navigating new Straits, and a great selection of restaurants to reward you for your journey!
Looking for fun local activities to add variety to your bay sailing adventures? Sail the Oakland Estuary to Jack London Square and explore historic landmarks and celebrated establishments near you! This 1-day itinerary blends exciting outdoor excursions with engaging indoor diversions.