Introduction to Sailing

Instructional classes at the Berkeley Marina

Experience the excitement of small boat sailing on the San Francisco Bay. Learn sailing theory, safety, and develop a strong foundation of skills in four half-day morning classes. This course will be composed of demonstrations, lectures, and plenty of time on the water in our fleet of Coronado 15s. You will develop the necessary skills (tacking, gybing, capsize recovery, docking, etc.) to move onto our Intermediate Sailing class.

Dates Days Time Fee Sec. Register
7/5, 7/6, 7/12*, 7/13* SaSu 8AM-12:30PM $180/$225 B06 FULL
7/19, 7/20, 7/26*, 7/27* SaSu 8AM-12:30PM $180/$225 B07 FULL
8/2, 8/3, 8/9, 8/10 SaSu 8AM-12:30PM $180/$225 B08 Register
8/16, 8/17, 8/23, 8/24 SaSu 8AM-12:30PM $180/$225 B09 Register


Class Notes
  • It is not possible for one adult to register a second adult for this class. Each participant must register themselves.
  • When class is “FULL” and you want to be added to the wait list, please email us with your name and contact information, along with the class name and date(s) to

All classes will meet at the UC Aquatic Center in the Berkeley Marina. Please visit our Marina Info Page for directions and hours of operation.

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