Today's Open/Close Times based on tide predictions

DateClub TimelineSunsetLow Tide
Mon May 29 Noon to 7:54 PM8:24 PM1.2 @ 1:58 PM

red means the Club will be closed. Note that current low tides are around 0.7 feet higher than predictions.

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Sailing and Windsurfing for All!

The Cal Sailing Club is a volunteer-run community sailing and windsurfing club, located at the Berkeley Marina. We offer lessons, recreation, and programs for the public. Our mission is to make access to water safe, fun and available to all!

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Updates from our 2023 programs

General Membership Meeting

In Person @CSC Club House June 4 @ 18:00 (6pm) after open house This is a voting meeting. There will be officer reports followed by food.

Want to read the annual financial statement? Click here.

Volunteer Day Leaders

if you want to be a Volunteer Day Leader or if you are already VDL-certified and you want to know when CSC needs you, then you should signup here.

Open House

Ever wonder about those dazzling sails buzzing around on the Bay? The Cal Sailing Club monthly Open House/Introductory Sail gives you a chance to find out! 

The next open house is Sunday June 4.

Check out more information and the full schedule for the year here.

Dinghy sailing



  • Revised Keelboat Basic Instruction Program: We have been working on revisions to the way we teach the basics of keelboats, and we are rolling these changes out now. They are described here. The various keelboat lesson levels are described here. Send questions or comments to the Rear Commodore (Sailing).
  • Berkeley Reef. Sheldon Coad took these photos with the help of Bobby Arthurs, and the club skiff. They circled the Reef and took photos in several directions. Pretty impressive when you see it, and pretty dangerous when you can't.
  • Consult the new manual on keelboat outboard motors.

Kayak and SUPs

A limited number of sit-on-top kayaks and stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) are now available for member use. No rating is required, but Day Leader approval is. This is a lower-wind activity, so the Day Leader may restrict use to the Novice Area or not allow it at all.

Want to get a rating/sign-off but don't know who can do it?

Access details on who can sign off on which ratings/tests/check-outs.


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Upcoming Events

29 May
Dinghy Lessons
Date Monday 1:00PM - 6:00PM
1 Jun
Dinghy Lessons
Thursday 1:00PM - 6:00PM
1 Jun
Dinghy Racing
Thursday 5:00PM - 8:00PM
3 Jun
Dinghy Lessons
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
4 Jun
Dinghy Racing
Sunday 11:00AM - 1:00PM
4 Jun
Open House
Sunday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
5 Jun
Dinghy Lessons
Monday 1:00PM - 6:00PM

Photos from our members

Overview of our programs