Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Mission Bay Aquatic Center –www.mbaquaticcenter.com1001 Santa Clara Pl, San Diego,CA 92109(858) 488-1000The sailing program at the Aquatic Center is rivaled by no other collegiate facility in the nation in its diversity and depth. Their small boat sailing program is built on the premise that participants begin in a small single-handed boat and move into larger, more complicated boats. Students who progress through the Basic, Advanced or Laser Sailing, and Hobie Cat class can earn a USSAILING Small Boat Certification.For those of you who share the dream of someday chartering a sailboat and sailing to a tropical oasis, you’re not alone. The Basic Keelboat series and Basic Cruising Course are for you! The Basic Keelboat series uses the Aquatic Center’s fleet of two J/24s to teach the mechanics of sailing a 24 ft. keelboat. After you learn the fundamentals, they will teach you the skill of navigation and the art of anchoring. Students who complete Keelboat Sailing Level I, II and III are eligible to earn a USSAILING Keelboat Certification and are one step closer to making your dream a reality.  The final step on your path to chartering a boat in the tropics is the Basic Cruising Certification. Completion of this course will earn you US Sailing Basic Cruising Certification which is recognized by charter companies such as Moorings, and at exotic destinations throughout the world!  This is just one of many things that The Mission Bay Aquatic Center has to offer. Check out their website at www.mbaquaticcenter.com