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Marina Sailing Covid-19 Prevention

We are following all city and state guidelines in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and help protect our valued members by doing the following:

  • Enforcing social distancing in every aspect
  • No one except Marina Sailing staff are permitted inside offices
  • Paperwork is done either online or at a desk at office entrances
  • ASA tests are administered outside with ample space
  • Limiting vessel capacity to better facilitate social distancing, maximum six passengers.
  • Requiring face coverings during all interaction with non-household members – such as Marina Sailing staff, at the dock etc.
  • Requiring that the captain and crew of a charter vessel must be from the same household.
  • Providing hand sanitizer, soap and paper towels on all charter vessels
  • Prior to your arrival, all boats are being thoroughly disinfected, with every surface being wiped down. Our cleaners are protecting themselves using the latest CDC recommendations and are taking particular care in making sure the boat is safe for you and your guests!

Sailing Courses

Save 25% On Charters Nov 1st to Mar 31st!

Enjoy the refreshing breezes and warm sun, sailing along the coast, or the peaceful Harbors at Catalina, with discounted charter rates! Full days, half days and weekend, and holidays are discounted, plus you’ll get an extra 10% off for charters of five days or more days! Keep your sailing skills afloat with your friends or family and experience what the winter season has to offer. The smooth sailing waters are full of marine life, highlighted by multiple species of whales and friendly dolphins.

Sailing school Los Angeles

The Ultimate Sailing Course ASA 101, 103, and 104 schedule
(Feb 2020 - Sept 2020)

Mar 10-14 Channel Islands
Mar 17-21 Long Beach
Mar 24-28 Marina del Rey
Apr 05-09 Channel Islands
Apr 12-16 Marina del Rey
Apr 21-25 Long Beach
May 10-14 Marina del Rey
May 24-28 Redondo Beach
Jun 07-11 Channel Islands
Jun 14-25 Long Beach
Jun 21-25 Marina del Rey

Learn and become proficient sailing 30 to 40-foot sailboats over five days on "The Ultimate Sailing Course". Basic Keelboat Sailing (ASA 101), Basic Coastal Cruising (ASA 103), and Bareboat Chartering (104) are all included. Basic through advanced techniques are taught as we sail to spectacular offshore islands and beautiful harbors. We will visit multiple coves and marinas and learn everything from basic sailboat handling to advanced off-shore sailing.

Corporate Team Building Regattas

Own a boat? Now’s the perfect time to put her in the Marina Sailing charter fleet! We are all going through a tough time and an additional source of income will help take some stress out of your life. Enjoy professional yacht management from a great staff. Check the Yacht Management Program page on our website and call 562-432-4672 or email gary@marinasailing.com for more details!

Sailing school Los Angeles

Marina del Rey sailing school will be open next week! We are collaborating with city officials, the ASA, and our instructors to provide a safe, fun, and educational environment in the current climate. Until further notice each lesson with have 2 students on smaller, 4 max on larger boats to maintain social distance. We will provide every student and instructor with a disposable mask, hand sanitizer will be available on every boat, and boats will be cleaned between every lesson. Powerboat lessons are now available too! Come start/continue your sailing jouney and give 1-800-262-SAIL a call or email mdr@marinasailing.com too book your next lesson now! MdR office hours 9am-1pm.