Learn to sail on San Francisco Bay. Tradewinds stands apart from other sailing schools. Stop by and visit our sailing school and club. Our ASA course offering prepares you for sailing the Bay or anywhere in the world. Sailing schools on San Francisco Bay.

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Sailing School

Competency is gained through knowledge...

Tradewinds Sailing School has a program for sailors at any level who are serious about gaining the foundation knowledge of sailing and continuing on to become a competent sailor.

With more than 50 years of teaching experience, our successful method is based on a thorough understanding of how people learn. We also want to make learning to sail easy and enjoyable. But, we don't take shortcuts. Our instructors are selected for their teaching skills and their ability to make learning to sail fun. 

We show you the sailing secrets
that other sailors do not share.

Why Choose Tradewinds Sailing School?

  • We have great instructors
  • We offer you a professional training program
  • Each of our ASA courses offers the maximum number of hours on the water
    • On average, you are sailing 6 hours each day
  • We are affordable
    • You will like our course pricing
    • ASA certification and textbooks are included in our course pricing
  • Specialty classes are available
    • We don't stop with the ASA courses, you can enjoy extending your learning with our advanced skills classes
  • We have an all Women's program
    • Tradewinds offers the unique opportunity to learn sailing with other women
    • Our female instructors are excited to help other women with their sailing skills

So, whether you want to

  • Cruise the world in your own boat
  • Charter sailboats for exotic vacations
  • Share sailing with your friends and family without the boat ownership hassle
  • Buy your own sailboat
  • Experience our all-women's sailing



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