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SAILING CLASS SCHEDULE

All Sailing classes take place at Marina Park, located in Newport Beach (click for details). All Sailing class registration takes place online through the City of Newport Beach - you can search the specific classes by typing in class name.  For any questions, please contact Campus Recreation Services (949)824-3738. Please register prior to the first class. Students - spring class code: SPRSAIL.
Introduction to Sailing - Dinghy
If you've ever wanted to try sailing, this 1-day class is for you! Our easy, hands-on approach teaches the basics and has you sailing an RS Quest (14' dinghy/small boat) in just three hours. You'll have 1-3 people in your boat so register with a friend!
Class Fee: $65
Students: $55

Sunday Date: 5/20 10:00am - 1:00pm RS Quests
Sunday Date: 6/24 10:00am - 1:00pm RS Quests
Beginner Sailing - Dinghy
Build your knowledge and confidence while sailing all around Newport Harbor in an RS Quest 14’ dinghy (small boat). This 4-session class will teach you the basics about sailing, with on-the-dock demos and sailing your own boat on day one. By the end of the 4 weeks, you will have learned the fundamentals of rigging, steering, wind direction, and basic sailing safety.
Class Fee: $140
Students: $125
Saturday Dates: 4/14 - 5/5 10:00am - 1:00pm RS Quests CANCELLED
Sunday Dates: 5/20 - 6/17 10:00am - 1:00pm RS Quests
Beginner Sailing - Dinghy (2-Day)
If sailing is on your "bucket list", but you're short on time, this single weekend class is for you. Instructors will teach you the basics and you'll be sailing in your own RS Quest 14' dinghy (small boat). This Sat/Sun class will wet your appetite for sailing!
Class Fee: $105
Students: $95
Saturday - Sunday Dates: 5/26 - 5/27 10:00am - 1:00pm RS Quests
Intermediate Sailing - Dinghy
You’ve got the sailing “bug” and you want to keep up the momentum. It’s time to build upon the fundamentals. This class helps you develop your skills and boat-handling, with further instruction and more time on the water, in these boats.
Class Fee: $140
Students: $125
Saturday Dates: 4/14 - 5/5 1:30pm - 4:30pm RS Quests CANCELLED
Saturday Dates: 5/19 - 6/16 1:30pm - 4:30pm RS Quests
Introduction to Sailing - Keelboat
This one-day class is for the beginner who’d like to learn how to sail in a keelboat. You’ll build knowledge and confidence in the comfort of a stable 16.5’ RS Venture Keelboat, with an instructor on-board with you for personalized instruction. You’ll have a max of four other students on board with you while you learn basic sailing fundamentals, points-of-sail, right of way, safety, rigging, docking and more.
Class Fee: $75
Students: $65

Sunday Date: 5/13 10:00am - 1:00pm Venture CANCELLED
Saturday Date: 6/23 10:00am - 1:00pm Venture Register Now
Beginner Sailing - Keelboat
This class is for the beginner who'd like to learn how to sail in a keelboat. In this series of 4 classes, you'll be able to build knowledge and confidence in the comfort of a stable 16.5' RS Venture, with an instructor on-board with you for personalized instruction. You'll have a max of 4 other students on-board with you, while you learn basic sailing fundamentals, points-of-sail, right of way, safety, rigging, docking and more.
Class Fee: $240
Students: $215
Sunday Dates: 4/15 - 5/6 10:00am - 1:00pm Venture CANCELLED
Saturday Dates: 5/19 - 6/16 10:00am - 1:00pm Venture Register Now
Keelboat 1
For intermediate sailors who are looking for the next step after a couple of Dinghy class series or after a Beginning Keelboat class in the Venture keelboat. In this 4-session class, you'll apply the sailing fundamentals you learned in the dinghy or Venture classes to our larger 22' keelboats. The J/22s have different rigging, crew positions, boat-handling techniques and so much more to learn. Pre-Req: Intermediate Sailing - Dinghy and/or Beginner Sailing - Keelboat.
Class Fee: $165
Students: $155
Sunday Dates: 4/15 - 5/6 1:00pm - 4:00pm J 22 Register Now
Keelboat 2
The perfect class for an intermediate/advanced sailor who wants to get more performance, do drills, get physical and go fast. Possibly introduce spinnaker and ocean sailing. Pre-Req: Intermediate Sailing class or similar experience.
Class Fee: $165
Students: $155
Sunday Dates: 5/20 - 6/17 1:30pm - 4:30pm J 22 Register Now
Spinnaker Clinic - Dinghy
Learn how to rig and fly an asymmetrical spinnaker on the RS Quest dinghy. Pre-Requisite: Beginner Sailing – Dinghy or similar experience.
Class Fee: $65
Students: $55
Saturday Dates: 5/12 1:30pm - 4:30pm RS Quest CANCELLED
Spinnaker Clinic - Keelboat
Learn how to rig and fly an asymmetrical spinnaker on the J/22 keelboat. Pre-Requisite: Keelboat 1 or similar experience.
Class Fee: $65
Students: $55
Sunday Dates: 5/13 1:30pm - 4:30pm J 22

CANCELLED

Ocean Sailing Clinic
Learn how to handle a J/22 keelboat in the swell and chop while getting a change of scenery in the ocean. Some advanced boating skills such as navigation, anchoring and towing procedures may be taught, conditions permitting. Pre-Req: Keelboat 1 or similar experience.
Class Fee: $75
Students: $65

Sunday Date: 6/24 12:00pm - 4:00pm J 22 Register Now
Racing Clinic - Dinghy & Keelboat
This 1-Day class teaches you how to pass that boat next to you, by learning the basics of racing. We'll run the class in RS Quests and J/22s - You choose (based on availability)! Includes coaching and practice with starts, rules, tactics, mark-roundings, advanced boat-handling, crew communication and more!
Class Fee: $65
Students: $55
Saturday Dates: 6/23 1:30pm - 4:30pm J 22 | RS Quest Register now
    Information for all sailing classes:
    All equipment provided, including lifejackets!
    You'll receive an e-mail, prior to class with UCI waiver, suggested clothing, and other useful information.
    Completed UCI waivers are required and should be brought to the first class session.
    Current college identification card or proof of tuition/fee payment required at first class to receive student discount.
    Full-time student - Use Activation Code to get discount - spring 2018 code: SPRSAIL.
    Parking for Marina Park classes is free if you use the Parkmobile app.
    Please go to http://www.newportbeachca.gov/trending/projects-issues/marina-park/parking for more information about parking procedures.
       

Note to All Participants: All class sessions will meet at the sail base at Marina Park. Please register for the class through the Newport Beach Recreation wesbite prior to the first class meeting. Directions and information will all be on the UCI Campus Rec website . All sailing class students must wear close-toed shoes and sign a WAIVER/SWIM PROFICIENCY statement. Lifejackets are provided for all participants. Call (949) 824-5770 for weather and sailing class recorded updates.