For graduates of Basic Keelboat and Basic Cruising, this 3 day private Learn to Sail Vacation will qualify you to sail boats up to 45 feet in length. Your liveaboard yacht will be our Beneteau 40 or Catalina 42 MkII if you take the course in San Diego, or a Beneteau 40 if you take it in Long Beach. The first day consists of on the water instruction aboard your liveaboard yacht. You will sail your liveaboard yacht over to one of the many destinations in San Diego, such as Mission Bay, or to Catalina Island if your vacation is scheduled out of our Long Beach location. On the second day of your class, you will complete your written exam and the instructor will depart, leaving you to stay overnight at your guest slip or mooring if you choose to do so. The third day of your trip allows you to practice your new skills and sail back to our marina on your own! This course is priced for two students and may be scheduled any 3 consecutive days depending on availability.
Check in at 9:00am. 1st day of instruction aboard your liveaboard yacht until 5:00pm. Sail to overnight destination.
2nd day of instruction aboard your liveaboard yacht from 9:00am – 5:00pm.
*If taking class out of Long Beach, you may elect to spend Night 2 in Catalina but would then need to pay mooring fees in Avalon harbor.*
Your day to practice your new skills! Sail on your own back to our marina by 5:00pm.