Sailing (ages 16+)

Experience the thrill of sailing from Lopez Lake or Avila Bay. This class offers sailing classes for participants, ages 16 and up. Classes cover basic sailing theory, parts of the boat, crew communications, tacking, jibing, sail trim, man overboard, docking, safety and more. Classes are taught in accordance with the American Sailing Association (ASA). Fee includes a textbook and tests. Upon successful completion of class and passing the ASA Exam, an additional $39 will be collected by the instructor for students wishing to get certified. The certificate is internationally recognized and can be used to help qualify for rental of sailboats worldwide.

FEE: $375 + $39 collected by instructor for optional certification

LOCATION: varies by season (see below)

  • May-Sep: Port of San Luis – Pier I, 443 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA
  • Nov-Mar: Lopez Lake –Strother Park, 300 E Branch St Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 Directions link


QUESTIONS: Contact instructor at


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DATES: 2 Sat & Sun: Nov 14, 15, 21 & 22, 2015

TIME: 9:00am-1:00pm

# SA0702.315

Register Online

DATES: 2 Sat & Sun: Dec 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2015

TIME: 9:00am-1:00pm

# SA0703.315