Fremont Sailing Club

Established in 1968
The finest Small Boat Sailing Club in the San Francisco Bay Area

Sailing Classes

The Fremont Sailing Club does not offer any beginning sailing instruction directly through the Club. However, Fremont Sailing Club members volunteer as instructors to the City of Fremont Recreation Department and the offerings are outlined below.

Location Phone Number Description
Lake Elizabeth
510.494.4600 Classes are taught in El Toros on Lake Elizabeth in Fremont's Central Park. The instructors are experienced sailors and teachers from the Fremont Sailing Club. Classes are open to both Fremont and non-Fremont residents. Click here to register!
Treasure Island Sailing Center
Treasure Island
415.640.0563 TISC offers youth classes and adult clinics.
The TISC Youth Sailing (also known as the Clipper Cove Youth Sailing) program has been providing free sailing lessons to kids involved with a variety of Bay Area outreach programs. The goal of TISC has been to instill life skills of teamwork, communication, decision making, and responsibility through the forum of learning to sail boats. By presenting new challenges to children, TISC teaches them how to create goals - and work hard to achieve them. Targeted age range is 7-18 years. The instructor to student ratio is 1:5-7.
Adult clinics are available for beginners through advanced abilities.
Olympic Circle Sailing Club
800.223.2984 OCSC offers lessons and charter options in keelboats (24 feet and up). They have a variety of programs for the beginner and more advanced sailor.
Shoreline Park
Mountain View
650.965.7474 Located at 101/Shoreline in Mountain View. They offer sailing classes in Lido14's and windsurfers year round.
Cal Sailing Club
510.595.1763 Cal Sailing Club is a non-profit cooperative based on San Francisco Bay dedicated to teaching sailing and windsurfing and providing an inexpensive way for people in the community to enjoy the sports of sailing and windsurfing. They offer beginning sailing lessons Monday and Thursday afternoons from about 1 to 4 and on Saturdays from about 10 to about 1. Lessons are free for members.
Lake Merritt
510.444.3807 Beginners start out in El Toros. Intermediate students move on to Hobie Holders, Capri 15s, and Sunfish. Catamaran classes are also available for intermediate sailors. Advanced sailing is offered in JY15s at Estuary Park, situated on the Oakland Estuary.
Encinal Yacht Club
510.522.3272 The juniors sail and race club-owned Optimists, El Toros, CJs, and Lasers.
Richmond Yacht Club
Pt. Richmond
510.672.8954 The juniors sail and race in El Toros and Lasers.
Stockton Sailing Club
209.951.5690 One week sailing classes starting in June and running through August.