Blue Pacific Yachting


Sailing from the Marina since 1989, Blue Pacific has one of the largest fleets in the area. Unique ASA-approved 2, 3, or 5-day Confidence Sailing Courses offered, plus spinnaker, first mate, sailing refreshers, and big-boat courses. New for 2022: power boat sailing classes! 

Bluewater Sailing


Private sailing charters for coastal and harbor cruises, corporate team-building events, and media support. Instruction on our boats or yours. ASA certification. Group sailing sessions year-round.

Fairwind Yacht Club

All-volunteer sailing membership cooperative with over 20 boats ranging from 14-40 feet, for free training, cruising and fun. Free Sail and Open House are scheduled every Tuesday and on the second Saturday of each month.

Marina Sailing


This large sailing operation offers yachts from 22 to 50 feet. Over 70 boats and 40 instructors and USCG-licensed captains throughout Southern California. ASA certification.

Naos Yachts


Yacht sales, bareboat charters, group and private sailing lessons, ASA courses.

UCLA Marina Aquatic Center


Marina Aquatic Center offers extensive instructional and recreational boating programs, including stand-up paddleboarding, windsurfing, kayaking, surfing, rowing and sailing. Equipment rentals are also available. All programs are open to non-UCLA community affiliates.

US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Public education classroom lessons in boating skills and seamanship, sailing fundamentals, basic and advanced coastal navigation and more. They also conduct free vessel safety checks. Class schedules are available on the website.

Yachts 4 Fun


Yacht4Fun’s Los Angeles Powerboat Academy is a U.S. Powerboat Course provider for the larger “cruising class” powerboats. We offer semi-private and group lessons for Basic Cruising Powerboat, Night Operations, and Inshore certifications courses. After obtaining your certifications, you can take command of the helm of our 40’, 50’, and 55’ luxury powerboats. The Basic Powerboat certification course is a 12-hour on-the-water training program and is accepted by the state for your California Boater Card.