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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... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2015
Eric M
Santa Monica, California
A1 Staff, A1 School

I initially chose CSA due to their varied class schedules and beautiful Website for Captains... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2012
Santa Monica, California
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Jul 16, 2015
“Great place to learn to sail!”
May 14, 2012
“A1 Staff, A1 School”
Learn to sail with Pacific Sailing, which has more than 25 years experience in Sailing Club, Bareboat Charter and sailing instruction.
14025 Panay Way at Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-4102
+1 310-821-3433
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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!

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Eric M
Reviewed May 14, 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...More

Date of experience: June 2011
2  Thank skipper12345
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...More

Date of experience: September 2010
2  Thank theMissingLink
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.

Date of experience: November 2010
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Reviewed December 22, 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...More

Thank CaptainC2
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...More

6  Thank Stanley72
Reviewed March 6, 2010

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

1  Thank sailhoho
Reviewed August 6, 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.

3  Thank Exploration10159
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