Sail Monterey
| (831) 372-7245 |

Sail Monterey is a full-service sailing center in Monterey, CA. Operating from the Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, services include Public and Private Sailing Cruises, ASA Sailing Classes, and Sailboat Rentals.

The wide open space inside the partially protected waters of Monterey Bay makes for ideal boating and sailing experiences. Wildlife sightings are common and conditions are suitable for beginners learning how to sail.

Sail Monterey is proud to offer a full range of ASA sailing classes including:

  • ASA 101: Keelboat Sailing 1
  • ASA 103: Basic Coastal Cruising
  • ASA 104: Bareboat Cruising
  • ASA 105: Coastal Navigation
  • ASA 106: Advanced Coastal Cruising

Please check to see our class schedule.

Sail Monterey maintains a fleet of 5 sailboats. You can enjoy sailing on one of these during a cruise, class, or rental:

  • 2017 Gemini Freestyle 37 named “MMAD Catter.”
    A USCG inspected 37’ sailing catamaran with a capacity of 24 passengers.
  • 1997 Hunter 340 named “Euca.”
    A 34’ monohull with a beautiful sail plan and full accommodations below. ASA 103 – 105 classes are usually conducted on Euca.
  • 1991 Hunter 30T named “Willow.”
    A 30’ keelboat featuring wheel steering and a furling jib. Most of the ASA 101 classes at Sail Monterey are conducted on Willow.
  • 1989 Carol 24 named “Jeannette.”
    A 24’ cold molded wooden full-keel monohull built from Chuck Paine’s design of the “Carol.” Jeannette features tiller steering, a furling jib, and beautifully varnished wood.
  • 1974 Cape Dory Typhoon 18 named “Pegasus.”
    An 18’ full keel monohull featuring cushioned cockpit seats, tiller steering, and a hank on jib.

American Sailing Certifications Offered

ASA 101, Keelboat Sailing 1
ASA 101, Keelboat Sailing 1
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
ASA 103, Coastal Cruising
ASA 103, Coastal Cruising
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising
Learn to safely act as skipper and crew of a sailing vessel about 30 to 50 feet in length in coastal and inland waters, in any conditions.

Other Services Available

  • Private Courses
  • Weekday Courses
  • Weekend Courses
  • Day Sail Charters (public)
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Sailboat Cruises

Contact Information

Sail Monterey

Address 78 Old Fisherman's Wharf #1 MontereyCA93940USA
Phone (831) 372-7245
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