sail on the San Francisco Bay with the "highest rated sailing school in
North America!" (Practical Sailor). For over thirty years, our Berkeley
Marina location offers ideal conditions for challenging your skills and
extremely knowledgeable instructors to build and inspire confidence.
sailboat lessons and US Sailing Certification, corporate team building events,
bareboat vacations, club membership, and sailboat charters with access to our
fleet of fifty vessels.
beautiful sunsets imaginable, the perfect amount of wind, and the panoramic
views of the three bridges and the city of San Francisco make for some of the
best sailing in the world. Don't believe it? Come and experience it for
Why Choose OCSC?
+ Our low student: teacher ratio ensures that you get just the right amount of hands-on experience.
+ Our Course Curriculum exceeds the standards outlined by US Sailing because we include additional training, manuals, and binders to keep all your materials together.
+ Our Guarantee is really a commitment to ensure you develop the skills you signed up for, not just teach you a course.
+ We’re located in the heart of San Francisco Bay, directly across the Bay from the Golden Gate Bridge, in the Berkeley Marina.
+ We’ve got the largest fleet in a single location on the West Coast, offering everything from training boats to sport boats to large yachts ideal for extended overnight cruises.