Beginning sailors, let us show you the best way to start sailing with us on the SF Bay.
View Our Basic Keelboat Course.
With us, you’ll have a good friend and trusted partner in the yachting industry.
Learn About Our Boat Ownership Program.
An OCSC membership is a terrific investment in your sailing career and social life.
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Set sail and enjoy an relaxing night out on the Bay, skippered by a professional OCSC skipper.
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Continue the seafarers’ tradition of thousands of years with an Aegean adventure under sail.
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Build your team with an exciting scenic, and challenging sail to San Francisco’s Angel Island.
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Seamanship I is the first of three seamanship seminars on safety, regulations and seamanship, and it covers the most basic and universal concepts in regulations and safety for sailors. Seamanship I is packaged with Navigation I and the Basic Keelboat (Learn-to- Sail) course and is offered on weekday evenings or weekend days year round. As with all the Seamanship and Navigation seminars, it is free to all OCSC students and members. It is also available at $25 as a stand-alone course
2–5 pm on Sundays
7–10 pm on Tuesdays
Your instructor will fill you in on the foundations of seamenship, touching on a large variety of skills that you will take with you for the rest of your sailing career.
Call to enroll today!800.223.2984
Our Basic Keelboat certification package is a comprehensive lifetime preparation course that is a place for participants to learn how to sail.
This course is designed specifically to prepare you to skipper a sailboat in the challenging conditions peculiar to San Francisco Bay.