Class Schedule
Sailbase Location & Directions
Classes Offered
Sailing 101/Capri Intro
Capri 2
Keelboat 1
Keelboat 2
Keelboat 3
Rating Prep Classes
Private Lessons
Sailing Class FAQ
Sailing Club/UCISA
Eligibility & Rates
Ratings & Descriptions
UCISA Rules (pdf)
Capri Manual (pdf)
J22 Manual (pdf)
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UCI Sailing classes are open to all UCI students, faculty, staff and Alumni of all UC schools. Spouses/ domestic partners are also eligible. You can also sign up a non-affiliated person (over 18 years old) to take the class with you.


All Sailing classes take place at the UCI Sailbase, located in Newport Beach (click for details). Class fees are listed for UCI Students and ARC Members and then all others. Online registration is only available for UCI students and ARC members, all others need to register by visiting or calling Campus Recreation Services (2nd Floor, ARC - (949)824-3738. Please register prior to the first class. Sailing weather hotline: 824-5770.
Beginner Dinghy Sailing/Capri 1 Fees: $80/$95    REGISTER NOW
  Wednesday Dates:  4/1 - 5/13    Times:  10:30am - 1:00pm
  Saturday - FULL Dates:  4/4 - 5/16    Times:  10:00am - 12:30pm
  Sunday Dates:  4/5 - 5/17    Times:  10:00am - 12:30pm
Description: Enjoy the beautiful Newport Harbor and learn basic sailing fundamentals using our 14' sailboats called 'Capris'. Combine on-the-dock demonstrations and lots of on-the-water sailing from day 1! No experience necessary! All sailing class students must wear close-toed shoes and sign a waiver/swim proficiency statement. Swim proficiency is defined as 'the ability to tread water for 10 minutes, swim 50 yards and feel comfortable in the water'. Lifejackets are provided for all participants. All Class sessions meet at the Sailbase. Please note that there are no classes on Memorial Day Weekend.
Intermediate Sailing/Capri 2 Fees: $80/$95 REGISTER NOW
  Saturday Dates:  4/4 - 5/16    Times:  1:00pm - 3:30pm
Description: This class is a continuation of Capri 1 which includes lot of 'tiller time' and more advanced skills. This class is a good way to refresh your skills or prepare for your 'Capri Skipper' test (needed to join UCISA club). It also allows you to take advanced classes in the Keelboats (J22s) and includes a solid review of the basics. Prerequisite: Capri 1 or similar experience. All class sessions will meet at the sailbase. Please register for the class prior to the first class meeting. Directions and parking information will be e-mailed to registered students before class starts. Please note that there are no classes on Memorial Day Weekend.
Keelboat 1 &2 Combo (Advanced J22) Fees: $80/$95    REGISTER NOW
  Sunday Dates:  4/5 - 5/10    Times:  1:30pm - 4:00pm
Description: This class is for those with a UCISA Keelboat 1 Rating and membership. In 'Keelboat 2', we will teach the necessary skills you'll need to gain a Keelboat 2 Rating. Keelboat 2 Ratings allow you to sail our J22s in the ocean. We will teach navigation, anchoring, reefing and other advanced skills. Pre- requisite: UCISA Keelboat 1 Rating or equivalent. Please note that there are no classes on Memorial Day Weekend.