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Bluewater Sailing

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Excellent Charter and Instruction Company

Easy to get to in the Marina del Rey area, about 15 minutes north of LAX. The staff is friendly and... read more

Reviewed January 26, 2018
Anissa T
Great skipper, easy booking, great boat, great afternoon!

Not cheap but everything was terrific so well worth it. We got a 34' jib and main, nice boat great... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2015
RCHSTZ
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Newton, Massachusetts, USA
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Jan 26, 2018
“Excellent Charter and Instruction Company”
Oct 18, 2015
“Great skipper, easy booking, great boat, great afternoon!”
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Catalina Yacht Anchorage, 13505 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 23, 2003

My family recently took sailing classes at Bluewater Sailing in Marina del Rey, CA (along the coast of Los Angeles). The experience was incredible, and our captain/instructor Peter Damisch was very knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

5  Thank Trail30605
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Elloit openly argued with one student in front of the rest of us and threatened we could only practice on buoys instead of real docks. A particularly attractive female was given priority and more time at the helm than the rest of us while he...More

1  Thank FDS200
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

Easy to get to in the Marina del Rey area, about 15 minutes north of LAX. The staff is friendly and professional, and cares about the quality of instruction.

Thank Anissa T
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Not cheap but everything was terrific so well worth it. We got a 34' jib and main, nice boat great condition, with Brian as our skipper for the afternoon. There were just three of us so plenty of room. Can easily fit more in the...More

Thank RCHSTZ
Reviewed August 30, 2015

We had a great Caption: Dane. Thanks so much! We learned everything about sailing from a true professional

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I have been coming to BlueWater for over two years. I personally can't say enough about the complete courses that are offered here. I have been through all the private classes that they offer and honestly the cost more than the multiple student classes but...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed April 19, 2015

While staying in Los Angeles for 3 weeks, I took advantage to book a basic kneelboat class with Bluewater Sailing. Split up over 2 week ends, we spent a total of almost 20 hours sailing. 9 students were spilt up on 3 catalinas 22. each...More

Thank kesslerg
Reviewed March 15, 2015

Another couple, my husband, and I wanted to go sailing but none of us had any experience, we contacted Bluewater Sailing. They had many choices of boat sizes and skippers for most price ranges. We chose a 34' Catalina and a skipper for about $150...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed November 24, 2014

I did the basic keelboat course for the American Sailing Association exam 101 and passed with 98%, thanks to my excellent tutor Bryan. I found the school to be pleasant, friendly and professional. Amy runs the office really well. I had not done any sailing...More

2  Thank Bilal P
Reviewed September 9, 2014

A spur of the moment decision to take sailing classes over the Labor Day weekend led to one of the most fun and informative experiences I have had. Amy responded promptly to my email inquiry with a phone call and was very friendly and helpful...More

Thank Eileen O
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Elloit openly argued with one student in front of the rest of us and threatened we could only practice on buoys instead of real docks. A particularly attractive female was given priority and more time at the helm than the rest of us while he...More

1  Thank FDS200
Reviewed August 16, 2014

Sailed and raced sailboats there for 12 years. A mile and a half sail in harbor to clear breakwater at entrance to Marina del Rey.

Thank Phineasfogg25
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