Today's Open/Close Times based on tide predictions

DateClub TimelineSunsetLow Tide
Thu Dec 1 Noon to 4:21 PM4:51 PM2.2 @ 12:56 PM

yellow means the Club may be closed, based on Day Leader's judgement. red means the Club will be closed. Note that current low tides are around 0.0 feet lower 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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How to Sail Backwards

by Antonio LaFuente camera work by Joel Brand)


How to Rig and Fly the Gennaker

by CSC member Andy Kuo


How to Come About

by CSC member Damian Lucas.


Capsize Recovery without a Centerboard

by Ben Buckman with help from Camille Antinori, John Bergmann, and Mike Sherrell. Based on Rinat Elyakim's Advanced Dinghy Session on this, May 15, 2017

This is an advanced technique which you might have to demonstrate on your Senior Dinghy test


How to Rig a Quest

by Jack Chen with help from John Bongiovanni. How to inspect, rig, and reef a Quest at Cal Sailing, including using the hoist to put it into the water.


Flying a Gennaker on the RS500

by Nathan Ilten, A CSC member who moved to Vancouver and is active in the University Sailing Club there (this is their instructional video).

Rudderless Sailing

by Rama Hoetzlein and Andy Hacket, with video drone assistance from Will Spargur.

Capsize Recovery I: At the Dock

by Camille Antinori and Joanna Karraker

Capsize Recovery II: The Recovery

by Camille Antinori

Capsize Recovery III: Dry Recovery on a Venture

by Camille Antinori and Joanna Karraker