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Sailing Clinics and Short Lessons

Register for a sailing clinic to make the most of every day on the water. At Modern Sailing School and Club, we are committed to your sailing education and building your confidence while on the water. From docking and sail trim to mooring and electronics, we’ll help you become a better sailor and hone your skills.

Sailing Skills Clinics for New and Returning Sailors

Sailing on San Francisco Bay is a challenging and exhilarating experience. Our extensive fleet of yachts ranging from 30 - 42 ft. offers a range of vessels for every skill level. If you are new to sailing, haven’t been at the helm in a while, or want to brush up on chartering and best practices, an Introductory Sail or Refresher Course is for you.

If you are comfortable with our Silver Fleet, have the required on-the-water experience, and are prepared to upgrade your San Francisco sailing experience, it’s time to take an upgrade clinic. The Gold Fleet Upgrade Clinic readies you to handle boats ranging from 33-37 ft. safely.

In-Depth Sailing Skills Clinics

Practice makes perfect - and that’s never been more accurate than polishing a sailing skill. In collaboration with our skilled and knowledgeable Captains, we have developed several sailing skills clinics to help both intermediate and advanced sailors alike.

Don’t let light winter wind get the better of you. Pick up the mooring ball on the first try, and learn how to utilize the navigation system on any boat, day or night. Clinics include:

American Sailing Association Certified Docking Clinic

Modern Sailing is proud to offer the ASA 118, Docking Endorsement clinic. This one-day clinic will help you better understand how to dock your boat in any situation. Take a closer look at propwalk and the effects of the current and wind on your boat while docking in a slip or alongside any dock.

Not sure where to start?  We would be happy to help you - Email or give us a call, (415) 331 - 8250.

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Testimonials

  • Mike, Santa Rosa, California

    All of the courses and my instructors (JT and Stan) were extremely professional and full of knowledge and experience. I found I was able to learn from their experiences beyond the scope of the courses, and look forward to future opportunities to do so. I would highly recommend Modern Sailing to anyone.

  • Molie M

    After complete two courses and having a variety of instructors, I can safely say, this is place to go if you want to learn to sail. The fleet is equally diverse and exciting. The office staff does a great job of getting you plugged into the sailing community. Fantastic group of folks!

  • Steve Hood, Basic Coastal Cruising

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

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2310 Marinship Way, Sausalito, CA 94965

415-331-8250 / 800-995-1668

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