Welcome to the ABYC Adult Sailing Program!

If you are an active adult and want to learn how to sail, look no further.
ABYC offers one of the best learn-to-sail programs on the west coast.



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The Alamitos Bay Yacht Club is proud to announce that we are partnering with the International Tempest Fleet at ABYC to offer a premier Adult Sailing Program that offers private lessons in a fun and exciting 22-foot keelboat.

2019 Offers Students

Four 4-week sessions/classes

Consecutive Saturdays (where applicable)

Course Overview and Introduction


See Registration Benefits section for more information!

2019 Program Schedule

Winter Session (FULL)

February 23 - March 30 (no class March 2)

Spring Session

April 13 - May 18 (no class May 4)

Summer Session

July 13 - August 10

Fall Session (FULL)

September 14 - October 12

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About the Program

As a Yacht Club primarily made up of sailors, ABYC knows that laying the right foundation will set you up to become a lifelong sailor. Working with the Tempest Fleet, ABYC has developed a premier teaching program that is designed to make our students successful.  Students will have four full days of instructional time, including about 10 hours of private, one-on-one sailing with their instructor on the water. This class is open to all ABYC Members as well as non-member parties that have an ABYC Member sponsoring them.


Alamitos Bay Yacht Club & Long Beach Harbor/San Pedro Bay, the best place
on this coast to learn how to sail.

Registration Benefits

Taking ABYC's Adult Sailing Class provides benefits much more than just the instruction. Upon successful completion of the program, students will:

- Obtain an ASA 101 Basic Keelboat Sailing Certification from the American Sailing Association

- Have a one-year membership in the American Sailing Association

- Receieve the American Sailing Association's Official Certification Log Book

- Receive the American Sailing Association's textbook "Sailing Made Easy"

- Receieve a copy of US Sailing's publication "The Rules in Brief"

 - Group and 1-on-1 instruction on land

 - 1-on-1 sailing with instructors for the entire course

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Non-member students with Member Sponsor - $875/session

ABYC Member students - $450/session