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Address: 14025 Panay Way at Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Phone Number: 1-310-821-3433
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Great place to learn to sail!

This place is fantastic for beginners to advance and has wonderful staff. The prices are reasonable also and always have summer specials so well worth the money. 5 stars!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Eric M
Santa Monica, California

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place is fantastic for beginners to advance and has wonderful staff. The prices are reasonable also and always have summer specials so well worth the money. 5 stars!

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

I initially chose CSA due to their varied class schedules and beautiful Website for Captains classes and I could continue working in the evenings at a maritime company while taking classes. During my excellent classes, I met an owner of a large luxury yacht who was also taking Captain Millers class for insurance purposes. The owner offered me a position... More 

Thank skipper12345
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2011

Always use CSA for USCG training courses and all levels of Sailing courses!! I have taken most of the courses offered at CSA, both USCG-approved courses and endorsements, including sailing and navigation related. CSA is the best; best facility, personalized instruction, and hands-on experience with the equipment. Nothing gets missed and no students or related topics get left behind. Valuable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

This is foremost in the country. Operated by a commissioned Officer and Annapolis Naval Academy graduate. Uses all the latest equipment from Power Point, to smart boards they have it. Beautiful facilities. Always visit these type of businesses for full evaluation.

Thank sailhoho
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2010

I had the pleasure of taking both the 100 ton Master course and the Celestial Navigation course at California Sailing Academy and found both courses to be very complete and professionally conducted. Both courses prepared me for the respective Coast Guard examinations, which I passed on the first effort. The director and his assistant instructors are well prepared, helpful and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2010

I enrolled in the USCG required 80-hour celestial navigation course. The completion of this course was a requirement for my license. The course ran way over 80 hours. Although it was scheduled for 3 hours/night during the weeknights, the instructor/owner was never on time and usually insisted on having dinner during the course, which was a huge distraction. All materials... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2010

Our entire family took all the courses. They were the best

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2003

Impeccable. Everything is right in this place. Attitude, knowledge level, and equipment. If you want to learn to sail, or want to learn to do an offshore passage, this place is it.

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