Learn to Skipper
If you think you might want to learn about sailing to become independent on the water and captain your own yacht, OCSC can help make that dream a reality. These courses -- the heart of OCSC’s renowned training program -- will fully prepare you to become skipper yachts of different sizes and in all sorts of different locations. If you have serious goals as a sailor, boat ownership, international chartering, or long distance cruising, or if you just want to take friends and family out on the Bay, start here.
To skipper 18'- 27' boats in protected waters with light to moderate conditions, Basic Keelboat is your course:
To confidently skipper boats under 30 feet on San Francisco Bay, you also want to take Basic Cruising: