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)
UCI Campus Recreation - Link to Sailing Video
Sailing Video!

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Sailing Photo Gallery

California State Parks - Deptartment of Boating and Water Ways
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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.

The last date to take a rating test August 31st. Please check back soon for information on our new rating procedure and UCISA program at Marina Park.


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
  Saturday Dates:  7/11 - 8/1    Times:  09:30am - 12:30pm
  Mon/Wed Dates:  8/10 - 8/19    Times:  5:00pm - 8:00pm
Description: Enjoy the beautiful Newport Harbor and learn basic sailing fundamentals using our 14' sailboats. Combine on-the-dock demonstrations and lots of on-the-water sailing from day 1! No experience necessary! You will always sail with 1 or 2 partners in the beginner class. Register with your friends! All equipment provided.
Intermediate Sailing/Capri 2 Fees: $80/$95 REGISTER NOW
  Mon/Wed Dates:  7/13 - 7/22    Times:  5:00pm - 8:00pm
  Saturday Dates:  8/8 - 8/29    Times:  09:30am - 12:30pm
  Mon/Wed Dates:  8/24 - 9/2    Times:  5:00pm - 8:00pm
Description: This class is a continuation of Capri 1 which includes lot of 'tiller time' and more intermediate skills. This class includes a solid review of the basics and is the perfect way to gain more dinghy boat handling experience. You may repeat the beginner and intermediate classes until you feel confident that you're ready for the next step. 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.
Beginner Keelboat Sailing/J22 1 Fees: $80/$95    REGISTER NOW
  Sunday Dates:  7/12 - 8/2    Times:  09:30am - 12:30pm
Description: Apply the sailing fundamentals you learned in the dinghy classes to our larger (22') keelboats. The 'J/22s' have different rigging, crew positions and boat handling techniques. Pre-Requisite: Capri 2 or equivalent.
Intermediate Keelboat Sailing/J22 2 Fees: $80/$95    REGISTER NOW