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Community Boating in Sunny Marin

Located in sunny San Rafael, Marin County, Sailing Education Adventures (SEA) is the Bay Area’s premier Non-Profit community-sailing organization and has been delivering quality sailing education for over thirty years. 

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Sailing - Youth & Adult Classes

SEA Sailing Classes and Camps for 2015

Adult Introduction to Sailing for September

Youth Fall Sailing Sundays, Sept. 13th - Nov. 1st

Race to China Camp, August 29

Lawler Frank PicoThe 2015 Lawler Cup Regatta!

Date: Saturday, August 29th

It's a race from Loch Lomond Marina to China Camp to join the Heritage Day celebration of Chinese-American heritage, seafaring culture and the natural history of our beautiful park.

This year we'll have three possible race divisions -  SEA's Picos, Catalinas and Capris! The Descalza will serve as committee boat.

It's a potluck - everyone brings something!

Landlubbers can access China Camp by car and join us for the afternoon gathering on Dezi. (space is limited!)

Youth Fall Sailing

Who: Past Sail Campers ages 8-18 – No membership requirements

(Must have completed one of our summer camp programs prior to Fall Sailing.)

Program: Buy a Fall Sail Card which entitles you to 5 sails for $250. A Counselor will be on hand to run safety boat and to provide coaching for the participants. Daily sails and activities will be determined based on the group wishes and safety of the conditions.

When: Various Dates throughout September and October. 8 dates offered in order to work around participant scheduling (choose 5 or if you can commit to all 8 for $350).

Fall Sailing will be from 10 am - 3 pm each day. To be fair to all participants, we ask that campers arrive on time and are able to stay until the end of the day.

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Adult/Family Members Only. Let's get sailing! We've got lots of opportunities for open sails. Are you new to SEA? Do you already know how to sail? Then, you need to get your skills checked out so you can join the fun. Read more about membership benefits! Membership is annual and starts the day you sign up. Email us if you have questions. Besides small boat sailing, we have a Santana 525 available for chartering ($80!) AND we have rowboats and a great Trawler Descalza  available for chartering too!

MEMBERS - GET YOUR SAILCARDS NOW so you can join our scheduled open sails for $50 for 5 sails!
(Purchase your Sail Card!) Member Open Sails are opportunities for members to get out on the water to practice skills and have fun. A volunteer coordinator ensures safety by following boats with a chase boat. To join these sails, you've either taken a class from us or have been checked out. Youth are welcome with their sailing parents or guardian as part of the Family Sailing program. However, youth under 18 without parents, must register and pay for the youth classes. 
Events and News


Race to China Camp Sat, August 29th


Evening Race Teus, September 1st

Free Member Sail Sun, September 13th


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Flotilla! August 15th, 2015
2015 Canal Challenge!

On Saturday, August 15th, join the SEA flotilla down the Canal for a sail-in to Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, a fantastic restaurant owned by Phil Lesh that offers great dockside views with "homegrown food and music"... Read more...

Angel Island Adventure - FREE MEMBER SAIL!
Thanks for the Great Day

An extra thank you to all the skippers who shared their talents and boats to make the day happen.

Date: Saturday, July. 25, 2015

Time: Approx.10am-4pm
Meet at: Angel Island 12:30

Potluck - bring...

Summer Sailstice 2015

Sail-stice Party

Summer Sailstice: the Global Celebration of Sailing!  

Thanks to all who came out for the fun on June 20th.

It was a great day of sailing and rowing and BBQ. 


Racing With Copepods! - A Documentary

Racing With Copepods - December 1, 2014

SEA has been proud to participate in a documentary, Racing With Copepods, released in December, 2014.

The documentary is about 12 middle school youths in a one-week race sailing course where they learn about the fastest animal on earth: copepods. In the process they connect with the natural marine world and become advocates for its well-being.

 - See more on the facebook page at:



Funded by 11th Hour Racing, a program of the Schmidt Family Foundation. 



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We would like to thank these special partners and supporters. Thank you!

Loch Lomond Marina
Marin Yacht Club
San Rafael Yacht Harbor
Dominican University
Fish Restaurant
Whipper Snapper Restaurant
America True
Phoenix Project Initiative
Sail SF Bay
California DBW
Pasta Pomodoro, Mill Valley
Wesley Morgan, Musician
Cavallo Point
Sports Basement
West Marine
Bazooka Mama Productions
Saylor's Restaurant
Trader Joe’s
Suppenkueche Restaurant
Terrapin Crossroads
Schooner Freda B
Gundlach Bundschu Winery
Bartholomew Park winery 
Fearless Computing
Sue Fisher King

Short Schwartz, Youth Band.  

Also, thank you to Dominican University, 
Bahia Vista Elementary School, 
Kent Middle School,
and Summerfield High School.