Private Lessons

Learn to sail, kayak or windsurf.

Private Lessons are great for people who wish to work one-on-one with an instructor to learn new skills, or improve on what you already know. Lessons are offered in Sailing, Sea Kayaking, Windsurfing and Stand Up Paddleboarding. Each lesson is two hours minimum.


Number of People Member Price Non-Member Price
One $80/2 hours $100/2 hours
Two $120/2 hours $150/2 hours
Three $160/2 hours $200/2 hours


IMPORTANT: Lessons guaranteed when requested 2 weeks in advance. Private lessons are only scheduled during UC Aquatic Center open hours. For open hours by season, please visit our Marina web page.


How to Sign Up

You can start the registration process for private lessons by sending us an email, calling us, or filling out the form below.


Class Notes
  • Private lessons are a minimum of two hours.
  • Participants pay for Private Lessons at the UC Aquatic Center on the day of their lesson.
  • Payment is accepted in the form of Cash, Checks and Gift Certificates only.



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.


What to Bring