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Among Modern Sailing club members, William Le was our most frequent charterer of 2021. It's obvious from his course and charter history that he's fallen in love with sailing. You might be...


With the 2021 Club Ambassador Award, the team at Modern Sailing recognize Jim Haussener for his outstanding contributions to the club in 2021 and years past. With this award, Jim will also receive...


Modern Sailing is delighted to introduce Cameron Poetzscher, our 2021 Top Student! Meet Cameron, and in his own words, learn how San Francisco Bay enabled him to un-pause his lifelong love of...


Are you going for one or more ASA certifications? Want to know what you can do to maximize your odds of successfully completing your course? What are some of the scenarios that may lead to course...


Purchase your Modern Sailing Club Membership Initiation online and gain instant access to all the benefits of membership!


Are you craving some variety to spice up your San Francisco Bay sailing excursions? For a change of pace and scenery, try a dock-and-dine expedition!

This handy menu of Bay Area dock-and-...


February 3, 2022

Modern Sailing and Inspire Sailing's Three Bridge Fiasco race teams enjoyed a pleasant day of sailing on Saturday, in spite of...


Do you feel drawn to sailing, but your fears are causing hesitation? Hesitate no more! Here are five signs you might enjoy (or even fall in the love with) sailing, along with some reassuring notes...


Every year in late January, the Singlehanded Sailing Society presents one of the biggest sailboat races west of the Mississippi River:...


From community boat parades and regattas to the latest innovations in the yacht racing world, you can find it on SF Bay. Mark your calendars and find out how you can experience the Bay's most...


Congratulations and many thanks to Modern Sailing's newest Commodores Club inductees, our most active members of 2021!

The fifth year of our exclusive member benefits program, the "...


December 30, 2021

Need a healthy dose of inspiration to start the new year? You'll see what's possible for sailors from all walks of life to achieve when you read the updates for sailors we've spotlighted in 2020-...



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  • Steve Hood, Basic Coastal Cruising

    I would definitely recommend Modern Sailing to anyone who is interested in learning to sail the right way.

  • 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.

  • 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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