Basic Sailing Course

ASA 101/103 Combo: $995

Additional cost: ASA membership (see below)

Bareboat Multihull Chartering – Catamarans

ASA 104/114 Combo: $995

All classes require a minimum of two students.

Individual Courses

ASA 101 Challenge: $295

ASA 101: $495

ASA 103: $595

ASA 105, 106 & 114: $1,495

ASA 114: $649

ASA 105: $195 Home Study, $325 Classroom w/Instructor

ASA 105,106 & 114: $1,950

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Class Sizes:

In order to provide the best experience and maximum personal instruction, WCM typically limits class sizes to 4 persons (except Coastal Navigation, Intro To Catamarans). The minimum number for a class to take place is 2 students.


A 50% deposit is required at time of booking, and tuition will be paid in full 21 days prior to beginning of class. West Coast Sailing School will charge your credit card the tuition balance 21 days prior to the first day of your scheduled class.  You will be notified by email when your tuition is paid-in-full.  If you would like to eliminate this extra step please consider paying the entire tuition when your reservation is made.

Rescheduling & Cancellation:

Up to 21 days before the start of your scheduled course or class, you may request an alternate date. There are no refunds offered. However, you are welcome to full credit for any of our sailing services. Within 21 days of your scheduled course or class, fees are also non-refundable and we may not be able to reschedule you. Please understand that your cancellation affects all other enrolled students. Some of whom may have already purchased airfare and taken time off work. Cancellation may also affect your Instructor’s schedule as well as boat scheduling. This could result in postponing the class or canceling it entirely.


While San Diego enjoys some of the fairest and most consistently good weather in the USA, we will on rare occasions have to postpone a class due to inclement weather.  This decision is made at the discretion of the Sailing Instructor and management of West Coast Sailing School. If a decision to postpone a class is made, it is done so with the safety and comfort of of our clients in mind.  If foul weather is forecast we urge you to contact us for an update.

Staying Aboard Our Boats:

We provide free lodging on our boats for all classes that require overnight sailing, anchoring, mooring or docking as part of the class syllabus. These classes are Bareboat Multihull Charter (ASA 104/114), Catalina Complete Sailing (ASA 101, 103, 104, 114) and Advanced Coastal Cruising (ASA 105 & 106 or 106) All other classes and students may stay aboard our boats during classes for $50 per night double occupancy. This includes sheets, comforters, pillows and a set of towels for each person. Also included is use of the marina pool, spa, showers and other amenities. Finally, there are a wide variety of lodging choices in the area if you prefer.



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