More Experience. More Time on the Water. More Fun.
Successfully helping people discover sailing since 1962
School & Club
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Tradewinds Sailing School and Club
2580 Spinnaker Way
Richmond, CA 94804
More Experience. More Time on the Water. More Fun.
American Sailing Association Courses Marina Bay Yacht Harbor
More Experience. More Sailing.
Basic Keelboat Coastal Navigation
3 Days of Instruction (Home Study) $195 ($175) Tradewinds has the best location on The Bay!
$595 ($495) ASA 105 certification
ASA 101 certification
This home study course on charts
BKB is taught on 25 foot Cata- and navigation includes an ASA We are located at Marina Bay Yacht Harbor in Richmond, a sailing club facility with a
lina Capris. You will learn the certified test administered in our
basics of sailing, how to get the
view over looking the harbor surrounded by waterfront homes, restaurants, parks and the
office. The home study option is
boat moving, terminology, more difficult than it sounds. Bay Trail.
basic rules of the road, docking Coastal Navigation is a requirement This area is known as the ‘Richmond Riviera’ with smooth waters and warm breezes.
and more. Typically three 8 for taking Advanced Coastal Cruis- Marina Bay has several grassy areas, parks with barbeques and walking paths throughout
hour days of class with almost ing class. Save the area. We enjoy the great weather and the large protected basin.
all of your time in the boats on
the water. $200 to $500
Our beginning sailors find the protected waters sheltered by Tiburon and Angel Island
Coastal Navigation make it an easy, fun and safe area to learn in.
(Instructed) $295 ($275) Sign up for a 2 or 3
Basic Coastal Cruising ASA 105 certification class package
3 Days of Instruction For more advanced sailors, the most challenging parts of the Bay are a short sail away
$795 ($695) and you won’t have to wear foul weather gear just to leave the dock!
The same material and test as the BKB & BCC
ASA 103 certification home study course above, but $1195
taught by an instructor. In this 2 day
BCC is taught on 27 to 30 foot class you will learn charts, plotting,
boats, with inboard diesel en- set and drift. Coastal Navigation is BCC & BBC
gines. You will learn more a requirement for taking $1,495
advanced sailing, docking, Advanced Coastal Cruising class.
anchoring, rules of the road,
navigation, weather and more. BKB, BCC & BBC
Advanced Coastal Cruising $1,895
3 Days of Instruction
Bareboat Charter $1,295 ($1,195) Class prices
3 Days of Instruction ASA 106 certification include ASA books
ASA 104 certification ACC is taught on a large ocean
yacht. This class covers advanced
BBC is taught on 31 to 40 foot ocean sailing including navigation,
boats and includes an overnight standing watch, night-time MOB
at anchor somewhere on the and much more. Three days and 2
Bay. You will learn advanced nights, you’ll typically go out the
sailing techniques, high wind Golden Gate and turn left, spend a
sailing, dual anchoring, naviga- night in Half Moon Bay, sail around
tion, boat systems and more. the Farallone Islands and anchor the
second night in Drakes Bay.
All Tradewinds Club members receive discounts on ASA and specialty classes.
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(Member prices listed in blue.)
Fleet Membership Tradewinds Specialty Courses
More Time on the Water. More Experience.
Monthly Rate - Unlimited Charter Use* Radar for Mariners Women only classes
*prices based on a twelve month agreement 3 Days of Instruction
$295 ($275) ASA Basic Keelboat
Bronze $155 ASA 120 certification $595 ($495)
Classroom setting, for sailors ASA Basic Coastal Cruising
Silver $235 and power boaters. Use radar
for navigation and collision
avoidance. Learn how to inter-
pret the display. Unlock the full ASA Bare Boat Chartering
Gold $315 power of your radar’s tradi- $995 ($895)
tional tools and the latest fea-
Platinum $395 We understand that women some-
times learn differently than men, so
Advanced Anchoring we provide you with the option to
This program is a Tradewinds exclusive. The Fleet program is perfect for skippers who take courses with other women,
want to sail more than one day a month. You pay for one day of charter, then you can 1 Day of Instruction taught by women. We are a relaxed
sail the rest of the month for free. The more you sail, the better the deal. Most sailors $195 ($175) sailing school. Our focus is not
find this hard to believe, but at Tradewinds More is More. racing, but cruising.
Learn the trick of single and
double bow anchoring. Medi-
Experience the joys of sailing, or
terranean mooring, Bahamian
improve your skills and comfort
anchoring, bow and stern an-
level in a non-judgmental, relaxed
choring, and the uses and pur-
atmosphere. Spend time focusing
poses of different anchor types.
on good communication skills, crew
safety and solid sailing fundamen-
Advanced Docking &
1 day of Instruction Ladies Sail Day
ASA 118 certification One of our most popular Club
events for women only. Held of the
You will become comfortable 4th Tuesday of the month in April,
with tight quarter boat han- May, June, July, August, September
dling, spring lines, fairway and October. Leave the dock at
rotation skills, back and fill 10am, sail somewhere on the bay
skills, backing in a straight line for lunch, and arrive back at the
How do I get started? For those who want to learn to sail and join the club, ASA
in adverse conditions and back- club about 4pm depending on the
classes are available. Once you have completed the class and are certified , you are then weather and currents. Everyone
ing into slips.
able to charter the sailboats you are certified on. gets a chance to skipper and crew.
Free for members ($30 charge for
For those with years of sailing experience who want to join the club, a simple challenge non-members.)
of sailing skills will help determine what fleet works best for you.
More Experience. More Time on the Water. More Fun. The wind can take you anywhere you want to go.
Tradewinds Fleet Club Membership Benefits
Boat Name Make
Tradewinds members receive discounts on our classes and on yacht charters
worldwide. Membership not only allows you to sail, but it gives you access to our fleet
Tradewinds Alpha Catalina Capri 22 of sailboats, crew and seminars. In addition, you can participate in our group sailing
Tradewinds Bravo Catalina Capri 22 vacations with some of the most wonderful people in the world…
other Tradewinds members.
Tradewinds Charlie Catalina Capri 22
Tradewinds Delta Catalina Capri 22 Online access provides the list and dates of our fun social events. This year we offer
to members Saturday night sails, Friday evening racing, and Movie nights. We also
Tradewinds Echo Catalina Capri 22
have Sailing Poker Runs, Raft-ups, Angel Island BBQ’s, monthly crew
Tradewinds Foxtrot Catalina Capri 22 Socials, and BBQ’s where you can meet other Tradewinds members.
Tradewinds Golf Catalina Capri 22
Bullwinkle Ericson 27
Windfall Catalina 27 Membership Fee is $30 a month *
Toba Leah Ericson 28 *prices based on a twelve month agreement
Robbie J Catalina 30 The Mate membership is ideal for those who want to crew only. You will have access
Risky Catalina 30 to all the club membership benefits listed above. You will also meet other Tradewinds
members and skippers to sail with, through our exclusive online crew message board.
Amazing Grace Newport 30
Asilo Catalina 30
Kallisto Du Four 31
Clio Cal 31
Lionheart Cal 31 Membership Fee is $45 a month *
*prices based on a twelve month agreement
The Skipper membership is ideal for those who only sail occasionally (less than 8 times
Megalina Beneteau 31 a year.) Skipper members pay a daily rate each time they charter a boat. Our rates are
Santorini Beneteau 32 the best value in the area, typically below the other charter fleets in the San Francisco
Orion Beneteau 32
Na Mara Beneteau 34 Half-day charter (6hrs) Rate Full-day charter Rate
Black Pearl Catalina 38
Bronze $105 $155
Pink Slip Catalina 34
Silver $155 $235
Lucy! Beneteau 34
Redeemed Hunter 35
Gold $210 $315
Home Free Catalina 36
Galen Beneteau 42
Platinum $265 $395